18 Jan 2022 | News

BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT appoints Lawyer Dr. Eckhard Ratjen as New Partner of the Firm

At the beginning of the year, the mixed law firm BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT is appointing Dr. Eckhard Ratjen as a new lawyer to the partnership of the firm. Dr. Ratjen will strengthen the law firm in the areas of trade mark, design, copyright and competition law.

Dr. Eckhard Ratjen advises his clients on all strategic issues of trademark, design, copyright and competition law. The management of international IP portfolios is a central focus of his advisory practice. Another focus of his work is the prosecution and defence against infringements of intellectual property rights and competition law. Dr Eckhard Ratjen's clients include large national and international companies as well as medium-sized companies in the media and consumer goods industry and start-ups.

Since his admission to the bar in 2013, Dr. Eckhard Ratjen has been working for BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT at the Bremen office. As a further partner, he will complement the team there with the legal partners Malte Nentwig and Dr. Rudolf Böckenholt as well as the patent attorney partners Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar, Dr. Volker Scholz, Dr. Martin Erbacher and Dr. Uwe Manasse.

Dr. Eckhard Ratjen studied law at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (Kiel University), concentrating on the fields of intellectual property and copyright law. After completing his doctoral thesis on a copyright law topic and his legal traineeship with stations in Berlin and Frankfurt am Main, among other places, he studied international trade mark and copyright law at King's College in London from 2012 to 2013. There, he obtained a Master of Laws degree with a specialisation in intellectual property law.

Dr. Eckhard Ratjen, LL.M. (London)

Dr. Eckhard Ratjen, Attorney at Law (Germany), Certified IP Lawyer