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Markus Kreuzkamp


Rechtsanwalt (German Attorney-at-Law)

European Trademark Attorney

European Design Attorney

In law since 1989

In IP since 1996

Firm Position

Senior Managing Associate

E-Mail : office@farago.law

Tel.     : +49 (0)211 82 20 260

s of Law at the universities of Cologne and Paris (Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Both German law state exams with Prädikatsexamen (distinction) in Düsseldorf

Legal Areas of Expertise

Patent Law

Trademark Law

Design Law

Copyright Law

Competition Law

Licence Law

Trade and company law

Managing Court Litigation

Managing Out-of-Court Litigation

Drafting of agreements (licensing, distribution, confidentiality, coexistence, etc.)

Due diligence

Technical Areas of Expertise
Household articles

Mechanical engineering, machine building

Medical engineering, medical technology
Environmental Engineering
Motor vehicle technology
Software-related patents
Professional Specialties

Management of an "outsourced legal department" and/or an "outsourced patent and trademark department" for medium-sized companies, supported by other lawyers and colleagues of  FARAGO, for a comprehensive "full customer service from one source".
Research, registration, administration, defence and enforcement of patents, utility models, trademarks and designs for national and international companies, including consultancy in matters of industrial property rights, competition and marketing.
Consultancy services in matters relating to industrial property rights and competition, for all types of companies searching for a name for the company or products (goods and services), developing and protecting the products themselves, and developing advertising strategies and advertising material.
Consultancy services and representation in court and out of court in issues relating to trademarks, patents, utility models, designs, employees' inventions, copyright and competition (in particular written warnings, injunctions, infringement proceedings, objections and nullity proceedings as well as deletion claims).
Consultancy services and representation in court and out of court for companies in all questions relating to contract law, licence law, damages, commercial law, corporate law and other civil law and business law issues

Professional CV
During his studies (until 1993) and afterwards, he worked for the Deutsch-Spanische Juristenvereinigung (German-Spanish lawyers' association) and his own property management company.
After his studies, he worked for renowned large law firms in Düsseldorf and Paris.
Founded his own law firm Rechtsanwaltskanzlei Kreuzkamp in 1996.
Merger of the Rechtsanwaltskanzlei Kreuzkamp with the patent law firm Patentanwaltskanzlei Kreuzkamp in 1998.
Merger of the law and patent law firm Kreuzkamp with an international association of lawyers and patent lawyers, auditors and tax consultants, where Mr. Kreuzkamp took over the position of a senior partner in 1999. At the beginning of 2001, start of the law firm KREUZKAMP & PARTNER. In 2021 transforming formerly KREUZKAMP & PARTNER into the new Unit “Legal” of FARAGO.
Work as a member of the supervisory and advisory board of various companies (AGs and GmbHs).

German Association for Industrial Property Rights and Copyright Law (GRUR)
Working group Intellectual Property Rights & Media within the Deutsche Anwaltsverein (Association of German Lawyers)
Working group International Legal Relations within the Deutsche Anwaltsverein (Association of German Lawyers)
Working group Information Technology within the Deutsche Anwaltsverein (Association of German Lawyers)
Deutscher Anwaltsverein (Association of German Lawyers)
Düsseldorfer Anwaltverein (Association of Düsseldorf’s Lawyers)
Deutsch-Französische Juristenvereinigung e.V. (German-French Lawyers' Association)
Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Düsseldorf



Markus Kreuzkamp