Hans Jürgen Prinz

Dispute Resolution – Litigation – Arbitration Proceedings

Hans Jürgen Prinz


Hans Jürgen Prinz specialises in the provision of legal advice to German and internationally operative enterprises and businessmen in the sphere of commercial law. Besides acting as legal counsel in litigation and arbitration proceedings, he has extensive experience in the field of media law and intellectual property rights. Through countless proceedings Hans Jürgen Prinz has achieved an excellent reputation throughout Germany as an expert on media law.

The US publishing company Best Lawyers has voted him one of the best lawyers in Germany for intellectual property law.


Hans Jürgen Prinz has been Of Counsel at Oppenhoff since May 2008. In 1967 he began his career as a lawyer at Boden Oppenhoff & Schneider (later to become Oppenhoff & Rädler and Linklaters LLP), completed a secondment at DuMont Schauberg and was made partner in 1971. He studied law at the Universities of Munich and Cologne.

Hans Jürgen Prinz is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (Deutsche Vereinigung für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht – GRUR), the German Institution of Arbitration (Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit - DIS) and the Study Group for Press Law and Freedom of the Press (Studienkreis Presserecht und Pressefreiheit e.V.). From 1972 to 2010 he was a member of the German Committee for UNICEF and was its deputy chairman for almost two decades.

Hans Jürgen Prinz

Of CounselAttorney

German, English

Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 23
50668 Cologne
T +49 221 2091 605
M +49 172 2905 279