Dr. Lukas Fries

Associate, attorney-at-law, MLE.



Georg-August-University Göttingen
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Magister studies „Legal integration in Europe"
Doctorate at University of Cologne
legal traineeship in Lower Saxony and Hamburg
since 2021 attorney-at-law
since 2021 attorney-at-law at Möhrle Happ Luther

Areas of specialization

Competition law

  • Advice on the design and implementation of advertising campaigns, produkt packaging and new forms of advertising
  • Advice on misleading advertising, comparative advertising and obstructive or discriminatory advertising
  • Enforcement and defense of competition law infringements in and out of court
  • Action against false product information and unfair product imitations on trading platforms such as Amazon and Ebay

Trademark Law

  • Advice on the drafting and filing of national, European and international trademarks before the DPMA, the EUIPO and the WIPO
  • Advice on the design and filing of national, European and international trademarks before the DPMA, EUIPO and WIPO
  • Enforcement and defense of trademark claims in and out of court
  • Attacks against infringing company and product names
  • Drafting of trademark purchase and licensing agreements

Copyright & Media law

  • Advice on general copyright and media law issues
  • Enforcement and defense of copyright law claims in and out of courts
  • Representation of private individuals and companies in the protection of personal rights
  • Advice on copyright-relevant contracts and questions regarding the granting of rights of use
  • Consulting on the use of social media campaigns, influencer marketing and product placement

IT contract law and software law as well as license agreement law

  • Preparation of IT contracts, in particular software purchase and license agreements as well as service contracts
  • Drafting of copyright and other license agreements; trademark license and delimitation agreements
  • Advice on (IP) transactions


  • Consulting for the legally compliant implementation of online business models, websites and apps
  • Securing and transferring domains and representation in domain disputes
  • Advice on commercial appearance on social media platforms and the use of social media campaigns and influencer marketing
  • Advice on the liability of operators of trading platforms and marketplace traders

Distribution Law 

  • Advice on general distribution and competition law issues
  • Drafting of distribution agreements (e. g. for commercial agent, authorised dealer, commission agent)
  • Advice on the implementation and settlement of distribution agreements




  • Die Berücksichtigung außerwettbewerblicher Interessen in der Fusionskontrolle. Überlegungen zur Reformbedürftigkeit der Ministererlaubnis nach § 42 GWB, 2020