Philipe Kutschke

Partner at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG Partnerschaft mbB

Philipe Kutschke’s practice encompasses all litigious and non-litigious matters relating to trademark, design, copyright and competition law, as well as the protection of business secrets.

In addition to offering strategic advice on the development and management of, and applications relating to, transnational IP portfolios, Dr Kutschke’s work also focuses on overall consulting and representation in both court proceedings and out-of-court proceedings relating to the enforcement of IP rights in both a national and international context, as well as (parallel) protest procedures and nullity and cancellation proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office and the EUIPO.

Dr Kutschke advises and represents start-ups, medium-sized companies and international corporations alike. With many years of cross-sector experience, he is able to efficiently offer a sensible economic solution to even the most complex international litigation. He frequently provides advice and support throughout a product or service’s innovation process.

Dr Kutschke has experience in various sectors, including sports equipment, consumer electronics, information technology (including software), medical technology, machinery and plant engineering, food and drink, fashion and the automotive industry.

Dr Kutschke has received some appreciative recommendations, including the following:

  • WTR 1000 (2018, 2020): “When it comes to cliff-edge litigation, companies turn to Philipe Kutschke. He is a sound collaborator who makes sure he has a full understanding of his clients’ business models and their priorities – something that helps a lot. While some lawyers only look at things from one point of view, he considers them from every angle and then comes up with the best solution possible.” “Philipe Kutschke develops and manages IP portfolios incisively; one of his top clients is adidas, for which he provides exclusive representation in all EU design matters.”
  • Managing IP, IP Stars, Trade Mark & Copyright (2018): “Kutschke is praised by clients. One client describes him as a “fantastic litigator and rising star” while another says he is “superior in design and trade dress matters””.

Professional associations

  • ECTA
  • LESI

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Prinzregentenplatz 7
Munich 81675

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