Dr. Karsten Müller

Associate

Karsten Müller advises and represents national and international clients in the field of intellectual property law. He focuses on litigation and strategic advice in the areas of trademark, competition and design law.

Karsten Müller studied law at the University of Münster and at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, laying focus on intellectual property and IT law. While completing his doctorate, he worked as a research fellow at the Institute for Information, Telecommunications and Media Law (ITM) in Münster. He then worked as a research assistant in the IP teams of two international law firms in Düsseldorf.

In 2021, Karsten Müller received his PhD with a doctoral thesis on the liability of providers of internet rating platforms under unfair competition law.

Karsten Müller completed his legal clerkship in the district of the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf. During that, he gained further experience in the field of trademark, unfair competition and design law in the IP team of a major international law firm as well as in the legal department of a German car manufacturer in the premium and luxury segment.

Karsten Müller joined HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER as an attorney-at-law (Associate) in February 2023.

  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
    • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
    • Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
    • International League of Competition Law (LIDC)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    • Müller, Irreführung durch objektiv zutreffende Werbeaussagen zu Sonnenschutzprodukt, Anmerkung zu OLG Hamburg, Az. 15 U 113/22, GRUR-Prax 2023, 686
    • Müller, Haftung des Übertragenden bei Delegation lauterkeitsrechtlicher Verkehrspflichten, Anmerkung zu BGH, Az. I ZR 155/21, GRUR-Prax 2023, 404
    • Müller, Ungleichbehandlung von Portalnutzern auf Jameda, Anmerkung zu BGH, Az. VI ZR 489/19, MMR 2022, S. 209 ff.
    • Müller, Lauterkeitsrechtliche Haftung beim Betrieb von Internet-Bewertungsportalen, Dissertation, Nomos, 2021
    • Müller, Unzulässige Klauseln zu Bewertungen in AGB eines Coaching-Anbieters, Anmerkung zu LG Koblenz, Az. 3 HK O 19/20, MMR 2021, S. 658 f.
    • Hoeren/Müller, Chapter „Germany“ in: Kobel/Këllezi/Kilpatrick, Competition Law Analysis of Price and Non-Price Discrimination & Abusive IP Based Legal Proceedings, Springer Nature, 2021
    • Müller, Verbraucherrechtsverstoß auf Knopfdruck – Dash Button die Zweite, Anmerkung zu OLG München, Az. 29 U 1091/18, VuR 2019, S. 429 ff.
    • Müller/Werner, “Macht hoch die Tür, die Tor macht weit” – Das Zugangsrecht nach § 25 UrhG, GRUR 2018, S. 1202 ff.
    • Müller, Verstoß gegen Fernabsatzrecht bei Bestellungen über Dash Buttons, Anmerkung zu LG München I, Az. 12 O 730/17, VuR 2018, S. 230 ff.
    • Müller, Verdacht auf Arzneimittelmissbrauch und Widerrufsrecht bei Versandapotheken, Anmerkung zu OLG Naumburg, Az. 9 U 19/17, PharmR 2017, S. 553 f.

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Germany

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Germany

The facts

Languages

German, English

Education

Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf (Law, 2022)
University of Münster (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität) (Phd, 2021)
University of Lapland (Lapin Yliopisto), Rovaniemi, Finland (Law)
University of Münster (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität) (Law, 2017)

Admission

2023