Konstantin von Werder

Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Counseling & Prosecution, Life Sciences

Visión general

Konstantin von Werder advises clients on trademark, design, copyright and unfair competition law (UWG). He has extensive experience as a litigator and advises clients in legal disputes including warning letters, preliminary injunctions, and actions on the merits. Konstantin also works for clients by drafting complex license and distribution agreements. In addition, Konstantin advises on information technology, data protection, trade secret protection and employee inventions, including M&A transactions. Konstantin has extensive experience in the areas of cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), software license agreements (MSA, SLA, SaaS), software development agreements, and all aspects of e-commerce and complex copyright and data protection issues in connection with IT transactions and software projects. His clients include companies in the pharmaceuticals and automotive industry as well as in the hotel, catering, and consumer goods sector.

Konstantin is a Certified Intellectual Property Lawyer (Fachanwalt für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz).




  • Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International e.V. on the application and registration of their EU certification marks.
  • Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International e.V. on all trademark related aspects including their licensing system and license agreements.
  • Global leader in premium spirits in all trademark and unfair competition related aspects, including advertising campaigns for the German and EU markets.
  • Largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States and the premier source for authentic Latin cuisine in all trademark related aspects in the EU market.
  • German hotel chain on all trademark related aspects and disputes with competitors.


  • Ranked by World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000: Germany
  • "IP litigator Konstantin von Werder ... has in-depth advertising and marketing knowledge." – WTR 1000
  • "Von Werder has also taken Discover Financial Services under his wing – often called on as primary counsel for its enforcement and licensing needs." – WTR 1000


  • Second State Law Examination (bar exam), Düsseldorf
  • Legal Clerkship (Referendariat), Düsseldorf
  • First State Law Examination, University of Freiburg im Breisgau
  • Universities of Berlin, Freiburg and Padua (Italy)


  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany


  • German
  • English
  • Italian

Participación Profesional y Comunitaria

  • Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR)