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Unfair Competition Law

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Unfair Competition Law

Those entitled to buy from a wholesale company can choose from a large selection of goods offered at low prices. But some customers take advantage of this by also buying things for their own private use. To what extent are such private purchases permissible? This is an area in which rospatt osten pross has conducted ground-breaking litigation.

Unfair Competition Law

Unfair competition law is ultimately judge-made law. Owing to harmonization efforts within the EU, it is subject to constant changes. Thanks to our extensive practice in this area, we are familiar with the current case law and have had experience with the competent courts throughout Germany. Our clients and their advertising agencies seek our advice preferably at the planning stage of their products, packaging and advertising campaigns.

We handle every type of case of unfair competition. This includes competition-relevant regulations such as those contained in the drug law, the pharmaceutical-advertising law and the law on human and animal feed. Our clients benefit from the unique scientific and technical understanding that the attorneys at rospatt osten pross have gained from their practice of patent law. Giving advice on advertising often requires excellent knowledge of trademark law, as well. We handle unfair competition disputes especially in the fields of telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, electronics, interior fittings and luxury goods.

Under 'Landmark Decisions' you will find a small choice of prominent cases that rospatt osten pross has handled.