Dr. Andreas Bock

Dr. Andreas Bock


Field of activity

Design protection
Drug advertising law
Employee inventions
Licensing and distribution
Patents and utility models
Pharmaceutical and medical law
Press and media law
Product liability
Product piracy
Trade Secrets
Trademarks and other signs
Unfair competition law
Wine and Wine Making Law

Foreign Languages



Andreas has specialised in intellectual property rights for more than 30 years. He is one of Germany’s well-known patent litigators and leading lawyers for unfair competition law (JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms 2013/2014). Numerous corporate groups and medium-sized companies use his advice and renowned litigation practice in trademark and copyright law. In cooperation with leading patent attorneys, he represents well-known companies in patent infringement proceedings and employee inventions before the district courts of Düsseldorf, Mannheim and Frankfurt.

For years, he has also been instructed in product liability litigation due to his high level of technical expertise. He is regarded as a renowned expert in unfair competition and has also focused on drug advertising law. Before he was one of the founding partners of the law firm PATZINA, he was a partner in the intellectual property department of a national partnership.

Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers – Germany’s Best Lawyers 2020: “Lawyer of the Year: Dr. Andreas Bock – Intellectual Property”.

„Andreas Bock is one of the go-to addresses in Germany concerning industrial property rights.“ (The LEGAL 500 EMEA 2020)

“Leading advisors in unfair competition law: Dr. Andreas Bock” (JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020)

„Andreas Bock of Bock Legal “is a confident handler of tricky disputes. He does a fantastic job and his pleadings are very thorough.“ (World Trademark Review 2020 – WTR 1000)

Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers – Germany’s Best Lawyers 2020: “Dr. Andreas Bock – Intellectual Property, Media and Copyright Law“

“Often recommended: Dr. Andreas Bock (“excellent colour trademark specialist, well-considered briefs”, “very experienced unfair competition lawyer”, competitor)” (JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020)




  • German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law (GRUR), there in the Expert Committee for Competition and Trademark Law
  • Chairman of the board of directors of the regional group Frankfurt of GRUR
  • Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • German Anti-Counterfeiting Association (APM)