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Susanna Heurung



Certified IP Lawyer

Susanna provides comprehensive advice and assistance to clients in matters relating to German, European and international trademark law, design law, competition law, copyright law and food law. Her work involves preparing and processing applications for registration as well as legal and out-of-court proceedings in opposition, cancellation and infringement proceedings, warning notices and temporary injunctions.

Susanna represents clients before the competent German and European bodies and courts and has also successfully appeared on behalf of clients before the European Court of Justice. In 2018 she became head of the firm’s trademark department.

since 2019
Partner at Maiwald
since 2017
Attorney-at-law at Maiwald
2004 - 2017
Attorney-at-law at various IP law firms, most recently partner of the law firm Kotitschke & Heurung Partnerschaft mbB
2001 - 2002
Legal Intern Avant! Corp Portland

since 2009
Certified specialist in intellectual property law
Admitted to the bar
2002 - 2004
Trainee lawyer in Landshut
2001 - 2002
Legal Intern Avant! Corp Portland
1996 - 2000
Studied law at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen

  • Filing strategies and drafting trademark and design applications
  • Trademark and design portfolio management
  • Availability searches
  • Opposition proceedings
  • Warning letters
  • Preliminary injunction proceedings and protective briefs
  • Lawsuits
  • Cancellation and nullity proceedings
  • Drafting of contracts
  • Legal review of advertising campaigns

  • World IP Review: Trademark Leader Germany 2022
  • Recommended in Handelsblatt | Best Lawyers "Germany's Best Lawyers" 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Recommended in the Leaders League Rankings Germany 2022 and 2023 in the categories Trademark Litigation and Trademark Prosecution

  • Bar Association
  • GRUR
  • INTA

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French