Christoph Krieger is an associate and member of the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group based in our Frankfurt office. His practice covers all areas of intellectual property law, with a particular focus on trademark and tradename law, as well as copyright law and litigation involving unfair competition. As such, Christoph advises national and international clients on trademark issues and the administration of IP portfolios, including complex national and international trademark applications, as well as enforcement and license agreements. He also has experience working on complex IP transactions. Christoph further advises clients on issues related to commercial and competition law.

Prior to joining the firm, Christoph studied at Goethe University Frankfurt, as well as Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, and completed a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree with an emphasis in intellectual property and commercial law at Bond University, Queensland, Australia. During his legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court in Frankfurt, Christoph gained extensive experience in the field of intellectual property and unfair competition law as a legal trainee at an international law firm in both Frankfurt am Main and Sydney.

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  • Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt, 2023
  • Bond University, LL.M., high distinction (HD), 2020
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), Munich, Diploma in Law, First State Exam, 2019


  • Germany, 2023

Memberships & Affiliations

  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property & Copyright (GRUR)


  • German
  • English
  • French

  • Co-author, “The Fate of a Trademark License in the Case of Bankruptcy of the Licensor – The U.S. Supreme Court Decision Mission Product Holdings Inc. v Tempnology, LLC in the Light of German Law and Practice”, GRUR International, January 2020.
  • Co-author, “Keeping Generics off the market under German Law”, The Patent Lawyer Annual 2019, October 2018.
  • Co-author, “Right of prior use of a patent: Current decision of the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, March 14th, 2018 – Az. I-15 U 49/16 49/16”, March 2018.

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