Dr Christof Augenstein has been active as a litigator for more than 18 years and has become a Certified Specialist in Intellectual Property in 2007, enforcing intellectual property 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 (Best Lawyers, IP Stars, Legal 500, JUVE) for his legal advice in the field of intellectual property rights. His awards confirm not just his technical expertise, but also his relentless dedication to the interest of his clients.
Besides his work as an author and editor of scientific publications, Dr Christof Augenstein is also a member of various specialised committees. Among other engagements, he is acting as Co-Chair of the Standing Committee on Unitary Patent (UPC) Q 243 and as a member of the Standing Committee on Enforcement Q 224 at the AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle – International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property). At the German Lawyers’ Academy of the German Bar Association, he trains aspiring lawyers specialising in intellectual property law. He also regularly holds seminars at the German Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP).