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Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek  

Legal Services | Germany

www.heuking.de
tel: +49 211 600 55 105 | fax: +49 211 600 55 100
Georg-Glock-Strasse 4 | Duesseldorf | D - 40474 | Germany


Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Overview

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is a name synonymous with competence. They are one of the major commercial law firms in Germany. More than 350 specialized lawyers and tax advisers represent the interests of national and international clients. Their client list includes medium-sized and large German and international companies in all areas of the manufacturing industry, as well as trade and service industries, associations, government and public-sector organizations, and individual clients.

The firm has eight offices across Germany, as well as an office in Brussels and an office in Zurich. In addition, they work closely with partner firms in all of the key global markets.

Their legal counseling is based on substantial legal competence, excellent education and continuing legal training, extensive specialization and a comprehensive knowledge of specific industry sectors. Experienced Partners and carefully selected Associate Lawyers develop innovative solutions to complex legal problems. The firm's culture values entrepreneurial thinking on behalf of their clients, efficient and cost-effective work, and strong personal dedication. At the end of the day, their Clients' success is also their own.

Cross-border and cross-sector knowledge combined with a deep understanding of business reasoning makes it possible for them to provide clients with wide-ranging support in their negotiations and business decisions. This also applies to legal advice on company structure, business risk management, negotiation and negotiation tactics, training, crisis and insolvency counseling and corporate finance matters. The early and timely legal advice they provide enables companies to function in a legally secure manner. If conflicts arise, they seek innovative resolution avenues, for example, through ADR and mediation.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1971
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 10
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 350

Languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Dutch, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Greek, Czech, Hungarian, Icelandic, Turkish

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Accessions Tax Law
  • Advertising Law
  • Anti-Counterfeiting
  • Antidumping
  • Antitrust Compliance
  • Antitrust fine proceedings
  • Antitrust Law
  • Antitrust Litigation
  • Apartment Ownership Law
  • Arbitration
  • Asset Management
  • Association Law
  • Aviation
  • Banking Supervision Law
  • Book resale price maintenance
  • Brokerage Law
  • Budget and Charges Law
  • Budget Law
  • Budget Law and Law on Fees
  • Cable and Satellite
  • Capital Market Compliance
  • Capital Market Criminal Law
  • Capital Market Law
  • Charges Law
  • Chemicals Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Co-determination on supervisory board level / Election of employee representatives in the supervisory board
  • Collective Bargaining Law
  • Combined Heat and Power
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Commercial Law
  • Company Pension Schemes
  • Compliance
  • Compliance and Employment Law
  • Compliance at M&A Transactions
  • Compulsary Auction
  • Compulsory Enforcement
  • Compulsory Purchase Law and Compensation Law
  • Construction Law
  • Consumption Tax
  • Contracts for national and international infrastructure projects
  • Copyright and Publishing Law
  • Corporate Criminal Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Corporate name law
  • Corporate Succession
  • Cosmetics Law
  • Criminal Compliance
  • Customs Legislation
  • Data Processing Law
  • Data Protection Law
  • Delisting
  • Design Patent Law
  • Design Protection
  • Development Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Distribution Law
  • E-Banking and Retail-Banking
  • Emissions Trading
  • Emissions Trading and Climate Protection
  • Employee Invention Law
  • Endowments and Foundations
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Taxes
  • Environmental Criminal Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Liability Law/Environmental Damage Law
  • Environmental Management/Certification
  • EU-Trade Law/WTO
  • Facility Management
  • Family Law
  • Film and TV Production, Financing
  • Financing
  • Food Law, Tobacco Products Law, Cosmetics Law
  • Foreign Trade & Customs
  • Franchise Law
  • Freedom of Speech
  • French Law / French Clients
  • Gaming & Betting Law
  • General Terms and Conditions
  • Geographical Indications
  • Going Public
  • Immission Protection Law
  • Industrial Actions
  • Industrial Property Law
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Infrastructure/Regulated Markets
  • Inheritance and Gift Tax Law
  • Inheritance Law
  • Insolvency Law
  • Insurance Distribution Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Construction Law
  • Internet Law
  • Investment Funds
  • Investment Protection / Investor-State disputes
  • Investor Models
  • IT-Outsourcing Tech-driven transactions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labor Law
  • Land Law
  • Large Construction Disputes
  • Lauterkeitsrecht
  • Law of Medical Practitioners
  • Law of Trademarks and Related Marks
  • Law on advertising of medical products
  • Law related to architects and engineers
  • Laws governing Hospitals
  • Leasing Law
  • Lending and Securities
  • Liability issues of legal practitioners
  • Liability Law
  • Licensing Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation
  • Logistics Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Media Concentration Law
  • Media Law
  • Mediation
  • Medical Law
  • Medical Liability Law
  • Merger Control
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mining Law
  • Monument Conservation Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Non-marital Partnership Law
  • Patent Law
  • Pharmaceutical Law
  • Pharmacy Law
  • Planning and Public Building Law
  • Plant Variety Protection Law
  • Postal Service
  • Press Law and Freedom of Speech
  • Private Clients
  • Private Construction Law
  • Private Equity
  • Private Succession Planning
  • Privatisation
  • Product Liability Law
  • Product Safety Law
  • Professional Liability Law
  • Property Management
  • Public Construction Law
  • Public Funds and Subsidies
  • Public Infrastructure and Large-Scale Projects
  • Public Law
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Public Procurement and Investor Contests
  • Public Procurement Law
  • Public Procurement of Services
  • Public Restructurings and Cooperations
  • Public Sector Law
  • Public Transport
  • Public Utility Law
  • Publishing Law
  • Radio Broadcasting Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Recapitalization
  • Reinsurance
  • Renewable Energy
  • Reorganisation [of group of companies]
  • Restructuring
  • Soil Protection and Brownfield Sites
  • Specialist Planning Law
  • Sports Law
  • State Aids
  • Stock Corporation Law
  • Subsidy Law
  • Supervision of Securities
  • Tax Criminal Law
  • Tax law
  • Tax Planning for private clients
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Tenancy Law
  • Tenancy Law/Brokerage Law
  • Tobacco Products Law
  • Transport Law
  • Unfair Competition Law
  • Utility Models
  • Venture Capital
  • Waste Management Law
  • Water and Waste Water Law
  • Work Title Law
  • Works Constitution Law
Professionals

Partners

Christian Appelbaum

Christian AppelbaumSalaried Partner







Rainer Jacobs

Rainer JacobsSalaried Partner

Ute Jasper

Ute JasperPartner





Joern Matuszewski

Joern MatuszewskiSalaried Partner


Gunter Muehlhaus

Gunter MuehlhausSalaried Partner


Nils Henrik Plassmeier

Nils Henrik PlassmeierSalaried Partner


Tobias Plath, LL.M.

Tobias Plath, LL.M.Salaried Partner


Yvonne Remplik

Yvonne RemplikSalaried Partner

Markus Rheinlaender

Markus RheinlaenderSalaried Partner



Tilman Spancken

Tilman SpanckenSalaried Partner

Beatrice Stange, LL.M.

Beatrice Stange, LL.M.Salaried Partner


Kirsten Thiergart

Kirsten ThiergartSalaried Partner


Andreas Urban

Andreas UrbanManaging Partner




Associates

Other

Anton Horn

Anton HornPartner


Sebastian Muller-Pfannkuche

Sebastian Muller-PfannkucheDirector of Human Resources & Business Development

Articles

International Scope of the GDPR
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018

The large number of vague terms as well as provisions requiring interpretation in the GDPR create significant application issues for companies. However, it becomes even more of a challenge if companies not established in the EU want to review whether the GDPR is applicable to them. Generally speaking, the European legislator set themselves the goal of creating the most extensive territorial scope of the GDPR possible...

GDPR Non-Compliance May Adversely Affect the Outcome of the Annual Financial Statement Audit
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018

When auditing annual financial statements, auditors are required to draw attention to risks that potentially threaten the company. Such risks can result for example from failure to implement the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that has been in force since May 25, 2018. Given the substantial fines envisaged in the GDPR, these risks can result in high provisions, in the worst case in refusal on the part of the auditor to issue an unqualified audit opinion...

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Press

Patent Dispute Over Egg Packaging: Brødrene Hartmann Defends its imagic® Patent
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2019

On December 18, 2018 the German Federal Court of Justice decided on the validity of a patent relating to a product design of egg packages with a particular combination of major planar surfaces, egg-shaped areas and supporting ribs. The Federal Court of Justice ruled that the German part of the European patent EP 1 373 100 B1 is valid if its claim 1 is combined with the granted claims 29 and 30, which relate to a specific pattern of supporting ribs. The owner of this patent is the Danish company Brødrene Hartmann, which is a leader in moulded fibre packaging solutions for eggs and fruit. The patent corresponds to Hartmann’s imagic® egg packages...

HF Private Debt Finances Further Growth of ICP Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2019

With a Frankfurt-based team led by partner Thomas K. Schrell, business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised HF Private Debt on the growth financing of ICP group. In connection with the acquisition of ICP Transaction Solutions GmbH by Operando Partners and other investors, HF Private Debt Fund SCSp provided debt financing for the further expansion of ICP group. The funding volume was not disclosed. ICP group, with sites in Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, and the Czech Republic, operates as one of the leading dealers and technical service providers in the dynamic market of prepaid solutions, which not only covers the classic field of mobile prepaid cards...

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