Project Description

Dr. Angelika Hoche

Dr. Angelika Hoche

Partner in our Munich office

Widenmayerstraße 6
80538 München

T +49 / 89 / 22 33 11
F +49 / 89 / 21 21 59 59

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Practice Areas

  • IT law
  • New media law
  • Internet law
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Employment law

The core of Angelika Hoche’s expertise comprises consulting and court representation of international clients in the field of IT law. In the field of new media, she serves as consultant in legal matters involving the Internet and intellectual property rights. Angelika Hoche further renders her services in employment law matters. Her clients include online product and service providers, publishers and IT companies, specifically in matters of American law.


  • Legal studies at the University of Munich, Germany, and the University of Texas at Austin, USA (M.C.J., 1987)
  • Laureate in the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition (1982)
  • Admitted to the German bar in 1985

  • JUVE Handbook 2013/2014: IT Law | Frequently Recommended: Dr. Angelika Hoche

Angelika Hoche has (co-)authored numerous articles and regularly publishes articles in various law magazines on subject matters such as:

  • Due diligence in trademark law (“Due Diligence im Markenrecht, Was ist das eigentlich und worauf kommt es an”) in German IP law magazine Der IP-Rechts-Berater (IPRB), 2012, 189;
  • Filing motions and issuing cease and desist letters in competition law matters (“Besonderheiten bei der Antragsfassung und der Abmahnung: Wettbewerbsrecht”) in German IP law magazine Der IP-Rechts-Berater (IPRB), 2012, 68;
  • Everyday practice of injunction proceedings at Munich courts in intellectual property rights cases (“Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz: Gerichtspraxis – Eilverfahren – München”) in German IP law magazine Der IP-Rechts-Berater (IPRB), 2011, 237.
Publications Cont'd.
  • Annotation on European Court decision (C-127/09) from June 3, 2010 on exhaustion of trademark rights as applied to the distribution of testers not marked for sale in the case of Coty Prestige Lancaster Group/ Simex Trading (“Zur markenrechtlichen Erschöpfung bei Überlassung unverkäuflicher Tester”) in German law magazine Der IP-Rechts-Berater (IPRB), 2010, 170;
  • Annotation on German Federal Patent Court (BPatG) decision (25 W (pat) 38/09) from 
Nov. 25, 2009 on trademark protectability (“Schutzfähigkeit der Marke ‘WM 2010’”) in German law magazine Der IP-Rechts-Berater (IPRB), 2010, 102;
  • Co-author of “Chapter 21 – Internet Law” in Campbell/Ruester, Business Transactions in Germany, Newark, San Francisco, 2008;
  • Relation between civil and international liability conventions in cases of nuclear and oil pollution (“Verhältnis der Zivilhaftungskonventionen für Atom- und Ölverschmutzungsschäden zur Völkerrechtlichen Haftung”), Munich, 1988;
  • Liability of German federal government for GDR bank debt (“Haftung des Bundes für Verbindlichkeiten von DDR-Banken”), EWS, 1992;
  • Business transactions in Germany, Chapter 4 of “The Legal System”, New York, 1993.

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