Dr. Johann-Christoph Gaedertz

LL.M. | Dr. iur. | Attorney-at-law | Partner

Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property (Trademarks, Design Patents, Utility Models, Patents); Media and Entertainment; IP and Commercial Litigation/Arbitration/Mediation Competition/Anti-Trust

German, English

Professional Development
2009 Partner der Kanzlei KEIL & SCHAAFHAUSEN
2008–2009 Partner Kaye Scholer LLP, New York und Frankfurt am Main
2001–2008 Partner Mayer Brown LLP, Frankfurt am Main
1998–2001 Partner Gaedertz Rechtsanwälte, Frankfurt am Main
1992–1998 Partner Gaedertz Rechtsanwälte, Leipzig
1989–1991 Gaedertz, Henn & Partner, Wiesbaden
1988–1989 Master of Laws (LL.M.; University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of  Law, Sacramento, Cal., USA)
1987–1988 Promotionstudium
1987 2. Juristisches Staatsexamen
1984 1. Juristisches Staatsexamen
1980–1984 Jura Studium in Freiburg/Brsg. und Mainz


Personal Information

1959 born in Wiesbaden

Johann-Christoph Gaedertz advises national and international companies of all sizes in all areas of the protection of intellectual property and in unfair competition law with special emphasis on trademarks and design patents. He has extensive experience in complex litigation at many German courts and arbitration panels. Johann-Christoph has special industry knowledge in the areas of media and entertainment, telecoms, branded goods and automotive. He is a member of GRUR, the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V. (i.e. German cartel lawyers association) and is active in the ICC. Johann-Christoph Gaedertz is married and has five children.