Dr. Benedikt Lüthge, LL.B., LL.M. (New York) | Hamburg | Hogan Lovells

Dr. Benedikt Lüthge, LL.B., LL.M. (New York)

Counsel Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology


English, German

Luethge Benedikt

Dr. Benedikt Lüthge, LL.B., LL.M. (New York)
Luethge Benedikt
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Benedikt Lüthge advises national and international clients in the field of intellectual property law, focusing especially on trademark, unfair competition, domain and copyright law. He represents his clients that particularly come from the consumer goods, fashion and technology industry in court proceedings, as well as in out-of-court disputes and in the drafting of contracts.

Benedikt's work is primarily focused on the enforcement and defence of intellectual property rights in litigation proceedings. In this context, he advises in preliminary injunction and main court proceedings as well as in out-of-court disputes and office-proceedings. In addition to proceedings before the national courts, he also brings proceedings before the European courts. Besides, Benedikt advises his clients in contract and settlement negotiations regarding intellectual property matters.

Benedikt studied law at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and obtained his Master's degree at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, USA. During his legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg he worked, inter alia, for a leading German law firm and for a global energy company. Before joining us, Benedikt worked as an associate for another major international law firm in Hamburg.

Representative experience

Acting for well-known manufacturer of computer hardware, mobiles and tablets in trade mark, copyright and unfair competition litigation cases before German and European Courts.

Acting for multiple companies in the food industry, including a global manufacturers of food products as well as restaurant chains in trade mark and unfair competition cases.


Representing leading spirit producer in trade mark actions, including trade mark revocation actions which went up to the German Supreme Court and German Constitutional Court.

Advising well-known multinational technology company which focusses on e-commerce, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence in trade mark, title right and copyright cases.

Advising well-known computer technology company in domain right, trade mark and copyright cases.

Representing a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer in a large scale trade mark revocation action.

Representing a very large telecommunications company in trade mark and unfair competition litigation.

Advising platform of second-hand textile products on trade marks, copyrights, unfair competition and terms and conditions claims.

Acting for various clothing and luxury goods manufacturers in trade mark and unfair competition law cases.

Representing an international airline in a terms and conditions main court action.


  • Dr. iur., Bucerius Law School, 2017
  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, 2017
  • LL.M., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2013
  • First State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, 2011
  • LL.B., Bucerius Law School, 2010