Thomas Wassenhoven|Associate

  • Admitted to the German bar in 2020; joined ARNECKE SIBETH DABELSTEIN in 2019
  • Specialised in trade mark and competition law, sports law, intellectual property, chemicals law, food law, general civil law and civil procedural law, especially preliminary injunctions
  • Legal clerkship in Heidelberg, inter alia at a law office specialising in sports law and in an international commercial law firm in the areas of IP and industrial property protection (2017 – 2019)
  • Studied at Heidelberg and Freiburg Universities

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  • DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH – German Football League GmbH
  • Comprehensive advice and  successful court and out of court proceedings against German and foreign games and betting providers as well as domain owners in relation to passing off and unfair competition; trademark matters
  • Werner Mertz Group (owner of the familiar brands FROSCH and Erdal Rex) in business and private matters.
  • Party representative in international arbitration proceedings between a US basketball professional and a Chinese basketball club
  • Representing a national sports federation and an athlete in state court proceedings against the World Sports Federation


  • German, English