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Andreas Renck is considered to be "really responsive and on top of all legal issues."
Andreas Renck has been advising on intellectual property law, particularly EU trade mark and Community design law, international IP prosecution and litigation for a number of international clients. Having been involved in thousands of application and opposition proceedings before the European trade mark office (EUIPO) in Alicante, his knowledge and skills also span from representing clients in major cases before the General Court and Court of Justice in Luxembourg, to coordinating litigation proceedings in various European countries. Andreas has been coordinating worldwide or regional settlements.
His business centred, proactive and innovative approach helps turn his clients' complex issues into opportunities. He advises a wide range of clients including the automotive, pharmaceutical, beverages, information technology and telecommunications industries.
Andreas focuses on international trademark portfolio filing and defence strategies, with an emphasis on colour, position and sound marks. He further has a strong record in dealing with complex and technically difficult prosecution matters, including obtaining evidence required to prove secondary meaning, including survey evidence.
As part of the Alicante offices Andreas won the MIP Award for the best OHIM firm in 2013 (currently EUIPO) and twice the European trade mark firm of the year award by MIP. He is praised in WTR, Chambers and Legal 500 for his knowledge of EUIPO proceedings and representations in the Luxembourg court. Andreas is an MIP Star and received the Client Choice Award 2017 for Trademarks, Spain.
Andreas is a lecturer at the Master Course program at the University of Alicante, and co-author of the IP Concise Commentary on the EUTMR and Trade Mark Directive. In addition he has written various articles on European Union and international trade mark law. He is an active member of INTA and ECTA.
Andreas Renck received the Client Choice Award 2017 for Trademarks, Spain
- Bar Exam, Hamburg, 1996
- Ph.D., University of Hamburg, 1995
- LL.M European Community Law, University of Essex, 1994
- University of Hamburg, 1992