Stephan Heitmann

born March 1, 1958 in Hamm (NRW)
Lawyer admitted to the bar since 1989
Admitted at the Court of Appeals, Düsseldorf
Telephone: +49 211 497674 0
Facsimile: +49 211 49767410 

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Areas of expertise

  • Corporate Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Competition Law

Specific expertise

  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Merger and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Recovery and Insolvency Law
  • Venture Capital
  • IT-, Software-, Internet-, Media-Law
  • Trademark-, Unfair Competition Law
  • Music-, Film-, TV- Copyrightlaw, Merchandising
  • Intensive experience with US and Indian based Industry and Authorities

Economic sectors and main client

  • Industry (production), US-based corporations
  • Software industry,
  • Advertising agencies, Music-, Film- and TV Production
  • Telecommunications
  • Technology
  • Retail


  • Universities of Freiburg, Munich and Bochum


  • Assistant of the Board of Directors of Contis SA Electronic Device Manufacturers, Delémont Switzerland
  • Junior lawyer at Wessing von der Goltz & Partner, Lawyers Düsseldorf
  • Intern at Thayer Aspelin & Bridgeman, San Francisco, USA
  • Senior Assistant at Arthur Andersen , Auditors and Tax Advisors General Practice Division , Düsseldorf
  • Associate at Woedtke Reszel & Partner, Lawyers Düsseldorf
  • Partner at Andersen Freihalter Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, now Andersen Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH Düsseldorf an Andersen Legal Network Member (Head of IP/IT Department and of Venture Practice Law Group Düsseldorf)
  • Partner at Nörr Stiefenhofer Lutz , Düsseldorf office (Competition Law and IP Department)
  • Founding Partner and Managing Director of Heitmann · von Meding Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Düsseldorf

Lectorials and Publishings

  • Lecturer of " Rights and Duties of Managing Directors of a German Limited Liability Corporation " (WSF Workshop until 1999)
  • Lecturer of "Stock option Schemes from a Corporate Law View" (IIR Workshop March and April 1999)
  • Lecturer of "The Year 2k Bug from legal perspective" (1999)
  • Lecturerof "Internet Law " (DAI Workshop May 1998)
  • Lecturer of "The Limited Liability Partnership on shares (Die GmbH & Co KgaA)" AA Seminar 1997
  • Co-author of the book "Der Internet Rechtsberater" also published in English "The German Internet Law Adviser" Bundesanzeiger Verlag 1999·
  • Co-author of "Die steuerlich relevante Entgeltfähigkeit von Markenlizenzgebühren im multinationalen Konzern aus markenrechtlicher Sicht" GRUR 1999 S. 542 ff
  • Remarks on a Judgement of the Court of Appeals of Düsseldorf in Computer u. Recht January 1998

Board-Memberships, other Memberships

  • Member of Advisory Boards and Board of Directors of various national and international Companies
  • German-Indian Chamber of Commerce
  • German Tax Lawyers Association
  • German Society of IT Law
  • German and International Association of IP Lawyers
  • International Bar Association
  • American German Chamber of Commerce
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