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Dr Wolf-Henrik Friedrich has made his name in cases involving the German Law on Drug Advertising (HWG)

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Dr. Wolf-Henrik Friedrich
Partner

Dr. Wolf-Henrik Friedrich advises pharmaceutical companies in the field of healthcare advertising law and the associated areas of pharmaceutical law and medicinal product law. He offers guidance to medium-sized companies from various sectors in intellectual property rights, especially competition law, trademark law and copyright law and also provides legal advice in matters pertaining to corporate law and the merger-control aspects of transactions. In addition, he organises and assists in the transfer of companies or large assets to successors.

Practice areas
  • Healthcare advertising law and the associated areas of pharmaceutical law
  • Medicinal product law
  • Intellectual property rights with focus on competition law, trademark law and copyright law
  • Anti-trust law
  • Corporate law
  • Inheritance law
  • Corporate succession and estate planning
  • Litigation
Vita
  • 1978 - 1980 Banking apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank AG, Mainz
  • 1981 - 1986 Law studies in Regensburg, Heidelberg and Freiburg
  • 1987 - 1989 Lecturer at the University of Freiburg
  • 1990 PhD (Dr. iur.) at Freiburg University
  • 1991 Admitted to the German bar
  • 1996 Partner of RITTERSHAUS law firm
Other activities and memberships
  • Member of the Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht/GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
  • Member of the Polytechnische Gesellschaft Frankfurt am Main (Frankfurt am Main Polytechnic Association)
  • Founder of the Stiftung Polytechnische Gesellschaft Frankfurt am Main (Foundation of the Frankfurt am Main Polytechnic Association)
  • Member of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Geistiges Eigentum und Medien im Deutschen AnwaltVerein (Working Group on Intellectual Property and Media of the German Bar Association)
  • Member of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Evangelischer Unternehmer (AEU), (Working Group of Protestant Entrepreneurs)
Publications
  • "Vom Basisinsulin zum Biosimilar - Entwicklungslinien nach der Entscheidung des Bundesgerichtshofs vom 6. Februar 2013", PharmaRecht 10/2015
  • "Generischer Status", Pharma Recht 7/2010
  • "Erbschaftssteuerreduktion durch Poolvereinbarungen", Business & Law Stuttgart 2010
  • „Ab in den Pool - Aspekte einer sinnvollen Gestaltung der Unternehmensnachfolge nach der Erbschaftsteuerreform“, Venture Capital Magazin 11/2009
  • „Für Firmenerben wirkliche Verbesserungen“, Die Stiftung, Ausgabe 9, Winter 2008/2009
  • „Unternehmensnachfolge und Fiskus – Die Rahmenbedingungen nach der Erbschaftssteuerreform“, Venture Capital Magazin 11/2008
  • „Bewertungsrechte beim Entwicklungsauftrag“, Z! – Das Zukunftsmagazin, Ausgabe 01/2008
  • „In der Schwebe – Gesetzliche Neuregelungen der Unternehmensnachfolge“, Finance-Sonderbeilage Februar 2008
  • „Sicheres Arzneimittel Marketing“ – Going Public Magazin, Sonderausgabe „Biotechnologie 2007“
  • „Chancen und Grenzen der E-Mail- und Telefonwerbung“, Business & Law, Frankfurt, 2006
  • „Wettbewerbsrecht – von der Kunst, erweiterte Spielräume sinnvoll zu nutzen“, Business & Law, Frankfurt, 2005
  • „Keine Tantieme für Marlene – Zu den Risiken von Veranstaltern und Produzenten beim Co-Marketing“, DER SYNDIKUS 1/2001
  • „Die Aufführungsrechte – Falle für den Veranstalter“, DER SYNDIKUS 3/2000
  • „Die Haftung des endgültigen Erben und des ‘Zwischenerben’ bei Fortführung eines einzelkaufmännischen Unternehmens“, Verlag Duncker&Humblot, Berlin 1990 - ISBN-10: 342806934X
About me

I am very impressed by the civic commitment of the urban community of Frankfurt. The Polytechnic Association and its foundations are a direct reflection of this, which is why I enjoy being involved in their work. And if not in Frankfurt, then all over the world and even further: to drive along the Pan-American Highway from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego. And then off into the infinite vastness of space. Because, as Wilhelm Raabe said: “Look up to the stars. Pay attention to the streets.”

Contact:

Dr Wolf-Henrik Friedrich has made his name in cases involving the German Law on Drug Advertising (HWG)

JUVE manual 2015/2016

Very good litigator