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  • Recommended by WHO´S WHO LEGAL

    Dr. Sascha Abrar and Oliver Löffel of LÖFFEL ABRAR have been highlighted once again by WHO´S WHO LEGAL as leading practitioners for Trademark Law Germany (WWL 2020)....

  • Thank you for recognizing our work in Intellectual Property Law by Best Lawyers

    We are pleased about the recognition of our partners Oliver Löffel and Sascha Abrar by Best Lawyers (in cooperation with Handelsblatt) in Germany for our work in Intellectual Property Law (11th editio...

  • Germany: Scope of cease and desist orders – To recall, or not to recall?

    There is a discussion in Germany whether an infringer who has received an injunction has to actively recall the products. And the German recall-saga continues, as the Higher Regional Court (OLG) of Dü...

  • Who’s Who Legal 2019 Recognizes Löffel Abrar Partners

    Dr. Sascha Abrar and Oliver Löffel of LÖFFEL ABRAR have been highlighted once again by WHO´S WHO LEGAL as leading practitioners for Trademark Law Germany (WWL 2019)...

  • Sascha Abrar on Kluwer Trademark Blog: Broad protection of company and trade names against trade marks in Germany

    In Germany, an opposition or a court action against a German trade mark can be based not only on a senior trade mark but also on a senior domestic or foreign company name or trade name. Dr. Sascha Abr...

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  • Germany: Scope of cease and desist orders – To recall, or not to recall?

    There is a discussion in Germany whether an infringer who has received an injunction has to actively recall the products. And the German recall-saga continues, as the Higher Regional Court (OLG) of Düsseldorf has just recently decided in an unfair co...

  • Sascha Abrar on Kluwer Trademark Blog: Broad protection of company and trade names against trade marks in Germany

    In Germany, an opposition or a court action against a German trade mark can be based not only on a senior trade mark but also on a senior domestic or foreign company name or trade name. Dr. Sascha Abrar investigates for Kluwer Trademark Blog that......

  • Recommended WHO´S WHO LEGAL

    Dr. Sascha Abrar and Oliver Löffel of LÖFFEL ABRAR recommended by WHO´S WHO LEGAL as leading practitioners for Trademark Law Germany (WWL 2018)...

  • Hamburg Regional Court: Linking to Infringing Content is Copyright Infringement

    The first German post GS Media (CJEU) decision Linking to unauthorised content: German court applies GS Media for the first time – far too extensive interpretation of “posted for profit”, explains  Dr. Sascha Abrar on IPKat, the “Most Popular I...

  • AN EFFECTIVE WEAPON IN THE BATTLE AGAINST COUNTERFEITS – NEW OPTIONS IN THE TRANSIT OF GOODS

    The most recent issue of the German periodical “Zoll aktuell” (issue no. 4/2016, page 15) reports on a typical case of counterfeit goods in transit under the heading “Mega seizure at Frankfurt Airport”: “Our colleagues at Frankfurt Airport seized ton...