German Supreme Court dismisses RITTER appeal against favourable Cologne Appeal Court decision obtained by BARDEHLE PAGENBERG on behalf of KRAFT FOODS


Press release of May 17, 2013

On May 8, 2013, the German Federal Supreme Court decided not to allow Ritter Schönbuch Vermögensverwaltungs GmbH & Co. KG, Waldenbuch, to appeal a decision of the Cologne Appeal Court that BARDEHLE PAGENBERG obtained in March 2012 (Case 6 U 159/11), dismissing all asserted claims for injunctive relief and damages against Kraft Foods Deutschland GmbH (now: Mondelez Deutschland GmbH), Bremen, due to alleged 3D trademark infringement and unfair competition (for details see here).

Representatives of Kraft Foods Deutschland GmbH:
Jordan & Hall (Karlsruhe):
Dr. Rainer Hall (Attorney-at-Law)
Dr. Henning Hartwig (Attorney-at-Law, Partner),
Prof. Dr. Alexander von Mühlendahl, J.D., LL.M. (Attorney-at-Law),
Dr. Philipe Kutschke (Attorney-at-Law)

Representatives of Ritter Schönbuch Vermögensverwaltungs GmbH & Co. KG:
Dr. Semmler (Karlsruhe): Dr. Jörg Semmler (Attorney-at-Law),
Gleiss Lutz (Stuttgart): Dr. Andreas Schabenberger (Attorney-at-Law)

Federal Supreme Court (1st Civil Senate):
Prof. Dr. Joachim Bornkamm (Presiding Judge)



Henning Hartwig
Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt), Partner*

Henning Hartwig

Alexander von Mühlendahl
Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt)

Alexander von Mühlendahl

Philipe Kutschke
Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt), Certified IP Lawyer, Commercial Mediator (MuCDR), Partner

Philipe Kutschke