Retail and Consumer Goods

Retail and Consumer Goods

Retail and consumer goods are your business – we’ll look after the legal issues.

Benefit from our knowledge of the industry and the expertise we have provided to renowned companies at home and abroad.

We’ll guide you safely through commercial, supply and license or distribution agreements, real estate issues, questions concerning research and development as well as product liability, trademark protection and competition law. Of course, this also includes representation before the courts or in arbitration proceedings. Our sectoral group has particular expertise in the beauty, fashion, luxury and food & beverage sectors. Because we’re almost daily touching base with retail and consumer market representatives, we are aware of their specific, diverse and complex legal issues and develop tailor-made and individual solutions with you.

Examples of our advisory services:

  • Distribution antitrust law: Agreements of terms and conditions online and offline, guarantee schemes

  • Establishment of (flagship) stores

  • Optimization and restructuring of retail property portfolios

  • B2B-e-commerce - digital marketplaces

  • B2C-e-commerce - new requirements (Platform Regulation, UTP Directive)

  • Action against trademark piracy and infringements

  • Social media marketing: cooperation with influencers

  • Cross-channel business models (e-commerce, cross-border)

  • Employee representation in branch and shop-in-shop structures

  • Corporate social responsibility

Jörn Kuhn

Jörn Kuhn

PartnerAttorneySpecialized Attorney for Employment Law

Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 23
50668 Cologne
T +49 69 707968 140
F +49 221 2091 333



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