Dr. Christina Kesting | Frankfurt | Hogan Lovells

Dr. Christina Kesting

Senior Associate Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology


English, German

Kesting Christina

Dr. Christina Kesting
Kesting Christina
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Christina is an experienced IP litigator with a focus on the protection of famous and highly reputed brands. She handles complex trademark, design and copyright cases just as she orchestrates straight forward enforcement work for her clients.

For her anti-counterfeiting activities, she develops effective and efficient enforcement strategies, including civil and criminal action as well as a close collaboration with customs authorities. 

Christina takes a holistic view to enforcement and pursues a comprehensive protection strategy for the benefit of her clients‘ IP assets. This starts with the keen focus on data intelligence and information gathering, includes a diligent consideration of all options and results in a robust implementation of her strategies. 

Christina studied at the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg and at the University of Surrey, England, and already focused on Intellectual Property law during her studies. Accompanying her work on her doctorate in patent law, she was already able to gain experience in the field of Intellectual Property Law as a research assistant in an international law firm.

Representative experience

Advising a large consumer goods company in numerous complex IP enforcement litigation proceedings as well as the daily enforcement of their IP rights, developing their overall IP enforcement strategy.

Representing a leading payment platform in various civil court litigation against consumer associations and other consumer protection groups with regard to claims based on unfair competition law.  

Advising Skoda on data protection matters.

Advising ZOEVA on the field of online marketing and data protection. 

Advising Deutscher Sparkassenverlag on a Joint Venture with Ingenico.


  • Dr. iur., University of Augsburg, 2018
  • Second State Exam in Law, Baden-Wuerttemberg, 2016
  • First State Exam in Law, University of Freiburg, 2013
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)