Marlen Annika Mittelstein, LL.M. (Essex)

Marlen Annika Mittelstein, LL.M. (Essex)

Counsel, Hamburg

Email marlen.mittelstein@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 40 419 93 0

Fax +49 40 419 93 200

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupIntellectual Property

"good quality and pleasant manner" (competitor)

JUVE handbook 2018/2019

Marlen Mittelstein focuses on trademark, design and unfair competition law and is a senior associate in our Hamburg office. She acts for clients from various sectors, especially in the area of wind energy, insurance, consumer products, food and beverages. From early on, Marlen was interested in international aspects of business and law. This empowers her to optimize trademark and design portfolios of national and international clients. Moreover, she has extensive experience in the enforcement of trademarks, designs and business names before offices and courts, be it as the representative for the owner of such IP rights or a company defending itself against respective third-party attacks.

Marlen's consultancy also includes the development of new trademarks. She was responsible for the re-branding of a well-known company from the wind energy sector and accompanied the launch of various product trademarks on a global level. Furthermore, she gives legal advice on new advertising strategies and represents clients in unfair competition law matters. Marlen concentrates on intellectual property law. 

She studied law at the University of Hamburg, Germany and the University of Essex, Great Britain. There, she focused on European Competition/Antitrust law and obtained a LL.M. degree in European Community law. She is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright (GRUR).

Awards and recognitions

2018/2019

Recommended lawyer for trademark and unfair competition law
JUVE handbook

Education and admissions

Education

University of Essex, 2003

Universität Hamburg, 2002

Specialist for intellectual property law

Memberships

German Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright (GRUR)

Representative experience

Strategic advice of the Vorwerk group in trademark and press law.

Trademark advice in connection with company re-naming and launches of new products, i. a. in connection with the re-branding of a well-known company from the wind energy sector.

Representing an important insurance company in portfolio management, constant legal representation and advice.

Representing CeramTec in trademark and design litigation, inter alia before the ECJ.

Representing Vorwerk group in portfolio management, constant legal representation and trademark litigation.

Representing various beverage companies in portfolio management, constant legal representation and advice.

Representing a logistics company in portfolio management, constant legal representation and advice.

Advising an important pharmaceutical company regarding trademark, design and unfair competition law.

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