Dr Christof Augenstein is co-founder of Kather Augenstein and has been active as a litigator for more than 15 years. He became a certified specialist in intellectual property in 2007, enforcing intellectual property rights such as patents, trademarks and designs in litigation.
Clients around the world value his advice in extensive, technically complex patent infringement litigations. He has been widely recommended in directories (IP Star Managing IP, JUVE and Handelsblatt, which named him one of Germany’s best lawyers) for his legal advice in the field of intellectual property rights. His awards confirm not only his technical expertise but also his relentless dedication to the interest of his clients.
Dr Christof Augenstein is chair of the standing committee on the Unified Patent Court (UPC) (Q 243) at the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and a member of the standing committee on enforcement (Q 224). He regularly holds seminars at the German Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP), and is a member of the German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright (GRUR), the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), the AIPPI and the VPP. He publishes regularly on IP law-related topics in various professional journals.