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Philip Malcolm Kohl

Attorney-at-law (Germany)
Certified attorney in protection of intellectual property rights




His legal specialties are:
  • Trademark law and other commercial designation laws
  • Competition law
  • Protection of business secrets
  • Food law
  • Legal issues relating to food supplements
  • Cosmetics law, cosmetics advertising law and product labeling of cosmetics
  • Drug advertising law
  • Copyright law
  • Photography law and the right to photographs
  • Legal protection of databases
  • Right to one's own image
  • Design law
  • Patent law
  • Licensing law
  • Research and development contracts
  • Cooperation contracts
  • Media law and the freedom of expression
  • Action against internet reviews
Philip Kohl mainly advises:
  • Pharmaceutical enterprises
  • Cosmetics manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers
  • Manufacturers as well as distributors and retailers of food and food supplements
  • Media enterprises, such as publishing houses and labels
  • Advertising enterprises
  • Industrial manufacturing enterprises
  • Creative industry
  • Performing artists
  • Photographers
  • Universities and research facilities
  • Start-ups
  • Healthcare professions


  • With BRP RENAUD since 2014, became partner in 2018
  • Attorney-at-law (Germany) since 2014
  • Legal clerkship at a commercial law firm in Munich and a law firm in Sydney, Australia.
  • Studied law at the University of Tübingen
  • German
  • English
  • French


Best Lawyers and Handelsblatt

Germany’s best lawyers

Recommended as a leading expert in the field of intellectual property (2020-2022)



German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and Copyright (GRUR) and the Working Group for Intellectual Property and Media of the Association of German Lawyers


Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Geistiges Eigentum und Medien im DAV

Führender Experte im Ranking "Deutschlands beste Anwälte" 2022 im Bereich gewerblichen Rechtsschutz
Ausgezeichnet vom US-Fachverlag Best Lawyers und Handelsblatt



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