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Dr. Carsten C. Albrecht

Attorney, Business mediator

Hamburg
Große Theaterstraße 31
20354 Hamburg

T +49 40 37 89 01-0
F +49 40 36 62 98

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Doctorate degree: Hamburg 1988
Admitted in: 1985

Universities: Hamburg

Practice areas
Areas of expertise
Memberships

International Trademark Association (INTA), member of the Board of Directors

German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberecht, GRUR)

European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)

Licensing Executive Society (LES)

MARQUES​

Languages

German, English, French

Legal practice

Dr. Albrecht has been an attorney since 1985. He has extensive experience in strategic advice to national and, in particular, to international clients in the fields of trademarks, company names, domains and other intellectual property rights. One of his core activities is the prosecution, man​agement, defense and enforcement of well-known brands, also in court proceedings. His strategic advice also covers the commercial exploitation of intellectual property rights, e.g., in transactions and as securities for loans.

Dr. Albrecht’s broad experience further includes negotiating and drafting trademark settlement agreements and license agreements. He supports his clients in the strategic acquisition of trademarks and other intellectual property rights. In addition to the enforcement and defense of trademarks and other intellectual property rights in court, Dr. Albrecht focuses with an increasing degree on out-of-court settlements by mediation or by other means of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). He is a trained mediator and member of an international group of mediators in the area of intellectual property rights. Furthermore he is member of the Board of Directors of the International Trademark Association (INTA).

Education and career

Dr. Albrecht was an attorney at Droste/Lovells from 1985 to 2008. He studied in Hamburg and received his doctorate at the University of Hamburg in 1988; he wrote his dissertation on the law of associations.

Publications
Awards

Chambers Europe:
Dr. Carsten Albrecht recommended as 'Leader in his Field' in Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Unfair Competition (Germany).

JUVE Handbook:
Dr. Carsten Albrecht recommended in Trademarks and Design / Unfair Competition ( „highly esteemed in trademark law", competitor ).

Best Lawyers / Handelsblatt:
Since already 2014, Dr. Carsten C. Albrecht was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Germany in the field of Intellectual Property Law.  

The Legal 500 Deutschland:
Dr. Carsten Albrecht recommended in Intellectual Property - trade marks (including competition).

The Legal 500 EMEA:
Dr. Carsten Albrecht recommended in Intellectual Property - trade marks (including unfair competition).

The Legal 500 USA Special Edition:
Dr. Carsten Albrecht recommended in Intellectual Property - trade marks (including unfair competition).