Dr. Alexandra Bergmann, LL.M.

(CWSL – San Diego) Lawyer | Partner

+49 (0)89 890 555 6-0

Main areas of practice

  • Trademark, Copyright, Design Law
  • Unfair Competition Law
  • Contract Law and Litigation

Dr. Alexandra Bergmann is a partner in the area of Intellectual Property Law, Copyright Law, Unfair Competition Law and Litigation.

She represents and advises national and international companies in all areas of Trademark, Copyright, Design and Unfair Competition Law as well as in related legal aspects, both in contentious and non-contentious matters.

The focus of her work ranges from strategic advice in trademark law matters to the management of international trademark portfolios and the conduct of infringement, opposition and cancellation proceedings in relation to German, European and international trademarks, company names and domains. She advises clients in all areas of contract drafting and also has many years of experience in litigation in Intellectual Property, Copyright and Competition Law. In addition, she also advises on the legal aspects of public communications, statements and press law. Furthermore, she advises on contractual and transactional matters such as negotiations and the drafting of license agreements, the assessment of Intellectual Property rights in connection with the acquisition of companies and the evaluation of advertising and marketing campaigns.

Dr. Alexandra Bergmann is recommended by the business law firm guides JUVE and The Legal 500 as a lawyer in the field of Trademark and Competition Law. JUVE HANDBUCH 2008/2009 about Alexandra Bergmann: “…outstanding trademark lawyer with profound knowledge and a confident but also committed approach“. Legal 500 2011/2012 recommends Alexandra Bergmann, “who gets straight to the point” and “gives very commercially oriented advice“.

Recent work

  • Ongoing advice to a fashion company in the premium segment on all Intellectual Property issues and management of its international trademark portfolio
  • Ongoing advice on Intellectual Property rights for the German subsidiary of an international group in the field of sports equipment
  • Ongoing advice on Intellectual Property rights for a contract manufacturer of cosmetics
  • Ongoing advice on Intellectual Property rights for the German subsidiary of an Italian manufacturer of household appliances in the premium segment
  • Ongoing advice in matters relating the publication of statements for a publishing house


1994 – 1998:Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an der Universität Passau
1999 – 2001:Rechtsreferendariat im Bezirk des Oberlandesgerichts Düsseldorf
2002:Postgraduiertenstudium zum Master of Laws an der California Western School of Law in San Diego, USA
2003 – 2004:Ph.D. at the Institute for Information, Telecommunications and Media Law of Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren at the University of Münster

2005:Publication of the dissertation ” The valuation of cable retransmission rights of broadcasting companies in Germany and the USA”, series on Copyright and Art Law published by Peter Lang Verlag

Professional career

2003 – 2005:Associate at Preu Bohlig & Partner, Berlin
2005 – 2007:Associate at a spin-off firm of Preu Bohlig & Partner, Franz & Schulkamp Rechtsanwälte, Berlin
2007 – 2010:Associate at Eversheds Sutherland LLP (formerly Heisse Kursawe Eversheds)
2010 – 2014:Partner at Eversheds Sutherland LLP (formerly Heisse Kursawe Eversheds)
Since 2014:Partner at HUPE | GANTENBERG Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB


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