Börge Seeger

Partner at NEUWERK Rechtsanwälte

Börge Seeger is a partner at NEUWERK Rechtsanwälte. His practice covers all aspects of IP and IT law, including IP licensing and partnering, technology transfers, joint ventures and alliances, software and IT outsourcings, data protection and privacy, as well as complex commercial law matters.

In addition, Mr Seeger has extensive experience in assisting clients from the life sciences and healthcare sector. He regularly advises biotechnology companies, pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers on product divestitures, licensing arrangements, R&D collaborations, clinical trial agreements, distribution matters, as well as on numerous other issues relating to the development, manufacture and marketing of their products. At NEUWERK, he heads the life sciences focus group.

Further, Mr Seeger regularly advises in the context of tech-driven merger and acquisitions transactions and outsourcings. He recently advised a leading European pharmaceutical company on all legal matters in connection with the global outsourcing of its central IT services, covering approximately 60,000 employees in more than 500 sites worldwide.

Recommended as “incredibly responsive” and “fun to work with”, Mr Seeger is praised by his clients as “our go-to guy” for both IP and IT matters.

Mr Seeger is a German lawyer and certified licensing professional. He is a co-author and editor of Newsdienst Compliance, one of Germany’s largest law journals for corporate and compliance managers published by C.H. Beck, where he publishes on current issues in IP, licensing, IT and data protection matters. He also co-authors the second edition of the German Handbook of Pharmaceutical Contracts.

Mr Seeger is a lecturer at the Center for Transnational IP, Media and Technology Law and Policy at Bucerius Law School (Hamburg, Germany), and a fellow at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, United States. He is active in a number of trade and professional associations and is a regular speaker on IP and IT issues at workshops and professional conferences.

IAM says

A “pragmatic and highly results-focused lawyer”, Börge Seeger “pairs in-depth legal expertise with exceptional business acumen”. “A proven problem solver, he is fantastic at setting strategy in highly complex, competitive and dynamically developing areas.”

Professional associations

  • DAJV
  • GRUR
  • DGRI
  • LES


  • IP management consultancy
  • Legal
  • Licensing
  • M&A
  • Technology transfer

Firm details

NEUWERK Rechtsanwälte
Gänsemarkt 35
Hamburg 20354

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