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Dr. Hartwig Graf von Westerholt

Dr. Hartwig Graf von Westerholt
Born 1944
Attorney since 1973
westerholt@schiedermair.com
Tel. +49 69 95508-310

Areas of Practice

  • IT
  • M&A
  • Corporate Law
  • Utilities Law and Project Finance
  • National and international Arbitration

University Education

  • Studies of law, history, sociology and the history of arts in Bonn, Berlin and Munich (1975 Dr. iur. in Munich)

Career

  • since 2005 Partner with SCHIEDERMAIR Rechtsanwälte in Frankfurt am Main
  • 1993 – 2004 Attorney in Frankfurt am Main, from 1996 Partner with Lovells (formerly Boesebeck Barz & Partner)
  • 1986 – 1993 EDS Electronic Data Systems, International and European General Counsel in London (UK), Geneva (Switzerland) and Dallas (USA)
  • 1982 – 1985 Digital Equipment, General Counsel and Head of the Legal Department Germany and Austria, deputy member of the German management board in Munich
  • 1979 – 1981 Texas Instruments, General Counsel Central Europe in Nice, France, and Freising, Germany
  • 1975 – 1979 Attorney and Partner with Söldner Pagenberg Westerholt in Munich
  • 1971 – 1979 Max-Planck-Institute for International and Foreign Patent, Copyright and Competition Law; Head of Department United Kingdom and Commonwealth Law (Munich)

Memberships

  • Deutsche Vereinigung für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V. (GRUR) (German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law)
  • Gesellschaft für Rechtsvergleichung (Society for Comparative Law)
  • Deutsch-Britische Juristenvereinigung (German-British Jurists Association)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik  (German Society for Law and Information Technology)

Publications

  • Certain Perspectives of Water Supply and Sanitation in Transition Countries
  • Die zentrale Kläranlage Zagreb  - Konzessionsvertrag über Planung, Bau, Betrieb, Wartung und Finanzierung – (The Central Waste Water Treatment Plant in Zagreb – Concession Contract on Planning, Construction, Operation, Maintenance and Financing), in: Nicklisch (editor), Öffentlich-private Großprojekte, Munich 2005
  • Die Entwicklung eines de facto-Standards einer Kommunikationsinfrastruktur zur elektronischen KFZ-Steuerung – Das Projekt „FlexRay“ (The Development of a de facto Standard for a Communication Infrastructure for Electronic Motor Vehicle Control – The Project "Flex Ray"), in: Nicklisch (editor), Forschungs- und Entwicklungsverträge in Wissenschaft und Technik, Munich 2004
  • Wettbewerbsrecht und Datenschutzrecht – Ein ungeklärtes Verhältnis (Competition Law and Data Protection Law – An Unclear Relationship), in: Joseph Straus (editor), Festgabe Friedrich-Karl Beier, Cologne etc. 1996
  • Ulmer (editor) / Graf von Westerholt, Unlauterer Wettbewerb (Unfair Competition), volume VI, United Kingdom of Great Britten and North Ireland, Munich, Cologne 1981
  • Die Passing off-Klage im englischen Recht (The Passing off Action in English Law, Schriftenreihe zum gewerblichen Rechtsschutz, Cologne etc. 1976

Numerous other publications on the law on information technology, intellectual property and general civil law