Dr. Christoph Rempe

  • Lawyer
  • Specialist Lawyer for IT law

Office: Bielefeld
T +49 521 96535 - 875
F +49 521 96535 - 113
E christoph.rempe(at)brandi.net
Languages: German, English

About me

  • Born in 1984
  • Studies of law at the University of Münster
  • First state bar exam 2008
  • Research assistant at Institute for Information-, Telecommunication- and Media Law, IP Research Center (Prof. Dr. Hoeren) at the University of Münster
  • Legal clerkship at the Regional Court Bielefeld with stages, inter alia, at the Chamber for Copyright, the Federal Cartel Office and the company Miele
  • Doctor of Laws (Dr. jur.) 2011
  • With the firm since 2013
  • Specialist Lawyer for IT law since 2016
  • Visiting lecturer at the University Bielefeld's Law Faculty since the winter semester 2016/2017


Intellectual Property Rights, IT law

IT law

  • Software agreements (purchase, lease, ASP, SaaS, software maintenance)
  • Support for IT projects
  • Outsourcing
  • E-Commerce (online store design)
  • Domain rights
  • Internet liability
  • Media law

Data protection law

  • International supply framework agreements
  • Activity as external data protection officer


  • Copyright infringements (warning, preliminary injunction, action)
  • Contract design (copyright license agreements, music publisher agreements, orders for compositions, artist contracts, band take-over agreements, concert agreements etc.)

Trade mark and designation law

  • Application of German trade marks, community trade marks and IR trade marks
  • Contract design (trade mark license and transfer agreements, delimitation agreements)
  • Trade mark and designation infringements (warning, preliminary injunction, action)

Competition law

  • Assessment of advertising material, web pages, online shops, advertising campaigns, contests, General Terms and Conditions etc. with regard to compliance with competition law
Cartel law
  • Application of intended mergers (merger control)
  • Representation in preliminary proceedings before cartel authorities
  • Civil antitrust law (compensation for damages, abuse of dominant market position, obstruction of competitors)
  • Distribution cartel law (supply provisions, exclusivity agreements, non-competition clauses)
  • Contract design
  • IT compliance
  • Data protection compliance
  • Cartel law compliance



  • Rückruf und Entfernung - Neue Ansprüche im gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht, also University of Münster, Diss., Hamburg 2012

Contributions to books

  • Marktmachtmissbrauch durch Datenschutzverstöße, in: Taeger (Hrsg.), Smart World - Smart Law, Weltweite Netze mit regionaler Regulierung, Edewecht 2016, S. 187-198
  • Smart Products in Haftung und Regress, in: Taeger (Hrsg.), Internet der Dinge - Digitalisierung von Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, Edewecht 2015, S. 819-831
  • Onlineshops aus Sicht der Hersteller - Vom Vertriebsverbot bis zum "Onlineshop as a Service", in: Taeger (Hrsg.), Big Data & Co - Neue Herausforderungen für das Informationsrecht, Edewecht 2014, S.625-636


Case discussions

Other publications

  • Europäische Richtertagung zum Markenrecht, GRUR 2010, p. 986
  • Gruppe 38 - Symposium zum Marken- und Warenzeichenrecht, GRUR 2009, p. 831
  • J!Cast-Interview "Kommerzielles WLAN Sharing" vom 14.07.2009


  • Verein zur Förderung der zivilrechtlichen Abteilung des ITM e. V. [Association for the support of the civil law division of the ITM, reg. assoc.]
  • Arbeitskreis Wettbewerbs- und Markenrecht Westfalen-Lippe e.V.
  • Deutscher Anwaltverein (DAV)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik e.V. (DGRI)
  • Forum Junge Anwaltschaft (FJA)