Rechtsanwalt, LL.B. DLS (London), Licensed Specialist for Intellectual Property Law
- T +49 30 26471-243
- F +49 30 26471-123
Uwe Wellmann is Partner at ADVANT Beiten‘s Berlin office and Co-Head of the Competition practice group. His area of expertise comprises the planning and execution of German and European merger control proceedings including the verification and coordination of filing obligations worldwide. He further focuses on providing comprehensive advice and representation in cartel proceedings before antitrust authorities and courts. Uwe Wellmann also has longstanding expertise regarding the high-value consumer goods industry and is an expert in cosmetic law. In this context he advises on both the creation and protection of selective distribution systems as well as on labelling and advertising related issues, always applying a practical focus. Furthermore, he has special market knowledge in the sectors healthcare, art law and building materials.
Uwe Wellmann studied law at the University of Passau and English law at King‘s College in London. After legal training in Berlin, he completed a commercial business trainee programme at Peek & Cloppenburg KG in Dusseldorf. He was admitted to the German Bar in 1997 and is a licensed specialist for IP and competition law. From 1998 to 2013, he worked as a Partner with a firm specialised in commercial and antitrust law in Berlin and joined ADVANT Beiten as Partner in 2013.
"Very competent, very quick, very pragmatic and very likeable.";
"Uwe Wellmann coordinates several countries excellently, is very pragmatic, fast and personable.";
"Working with him is highly satisfactory. Communication at eye level and always solution-oriented. Knows our business model very well, offers very clear recommendations and solutions. Expertise is always on point."
(The Legal 500 Germany 2024)
The industry journal JUVE lists Uwe Wellmann as frequently recommended lawyer in the field of Antitrust Law.
(JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2023/2024)
"An excellent expert, very quick, extremely helpful and extremely capable in discussions with authorities. He has an excellent understanding of coordinating international transactions in terms of antitrust law. All the while, he is extremely friendly and we are very happy that he supports us on a regular basis!"
(The Legal 500 Germany 2023 & The Legal 500 EMEA 2023)
"we are very content", Client
(JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2022/2023)
Uwe Wellmann is recommended.
(The Legal 500 Germany 2022 & The Legal 500 EMEA 2022)
"competent, quick, committed", "still highly satisfied", Clients
(JUVE Handbook Commercial Law 2021/2022)
Uwe Wellmann is recommended.
(The Legal 500 EMEA 2021)
"Particularly outstanding in our eyes is Uwe Wellmann who supports us in many ways with his broad knowledge and stands out with the highest level of competence and professionalism."
(The Legal 500 Germany 2021)
- Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V. (registered association of German, Austrian and Swiss lawyers with a special interest in antitrust law)
- Deutsche Vereinigung für Gewerblichen Rechtschutz und Urheberrecht e.V. (GRUR; German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights)
- Arbeitskreis Marke und Selektiver Vertrieb im Markenverband e.V. (Task Force on Brands and Selective Distribution as a unit of Germany’s Brands’ Association)
- Member of the Supervisory Board of Kelheim Fibres GmbH, Kelheim/Danube (2004-2014)
ADVANT Altana and ADVANT Beiten Advise Amphenol on Acquisition of the CMR Group from LBO France
ADVANT Beiten Advises Wienerberger on acquiring significant part of French Terreal Group’s business
ADVANT Beiten Advises Comer Industries on Takeover of Walterscheid Powertrain Group
BEITEN BURKHARDT Advises apetito AG on the Strategic Sale of the Business Operations of apetito convenience AG & Co. KG
Blank Rome and BEITEN BURKHARDT Advise Korn Ferry on the Acquisition of Three Leadership Development Companies
Regular election of the managing bodies at BEITEN BURKHARDT
BEITEN BURKHARDT Elects a Total of 20 New Partners, Four of them Equity Partners