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About Dr. Christof Augenstein

Dr. Christof Augenstein is, in addition to Senior Partner Dr. Peter Kather, the eponym of our law firm. Christof Augenstein has been a litigation lawyer for over 15 years and a specialist lawyer for intellectual property rights since 2007, i.e. he enforces intellectual property rights such as patents, trademarks and designs in court.

Clients say he “negotiates stubbornly and tactically” and Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars distinguishes him as IP and Patent Star Germany in 2020, 2021 and 2022. Chambers recommends him for Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation, Legal 500 (2022) recommends Dr. Christof Augenstein as “one of the leading names” in patent litigation.

He has recently been appointed Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Q 243 at AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle – International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property), thus occupying Unified Patent Court. He is also a member of the Standing Committee Enforcement Q 224 and a delegate of the German National Group.

Furthermore, he comments on the chapter on expert opinions in Cepl/Voß, Prozesskommentar zum Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz, now in its second edition. Furthermore, he regularly gives lectures for the VPP.

His expertise encompasses the electronics, telecommunications, medical and automotive industries.

Dr. Christof Augenstein speaks German, English and French.

Further information: https://www.katheraugenstein.com/en/about-us/dr-christof-augenstein/



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Dr. Christof Augenstein


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40212 Düsseldorf

+49 (0)211 513536-0