Christof Augenstein has been active as a litigator for more than 15 years. He became a certified specialist in intellectual property in 2007, enforcing IP rights such as patents, trademarks and designs in litigation. His advice, in particular in extensive, technically complex patent infringement litigation, is valued by clients around the world. He has been widely recommended in directories (Handelsblatt’s Best Lawyers, Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars and JUVE) for his legal advice in the field of IP rights. His awards confirm not just his technical expertise, but also his relentless dedication to the interest of his clients.
Dr Augenstein is a member of various specialised committees. Among other engagements, he is acting as co-chair of the Standing Committee on the Unitary Patent (Q243) at the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property. He regularly holds seminars at the German Association of Intellectual Property Experts.
Dr Augenstein is active as an author and editor of scientific publications. He is one of three co-editors of an international commentary on the UPC to which experienced litigators from the United Kingdom, France and Germany will contribute. This underlines his international approach in this field.