Justus Herrlinger

White & Case (Hambourg)
Lawyer (Partner)

Justus Herrlinger is antitrust lawyer at White & Case LLP. His practice includes cartel investigations, merger control proceedings, joint ventures and cases of abuse of a dominant position. In many of those matters he also represented clients before the German competition authority, the European Commission or courts. Industries in which Mr. Herrlinger gained particular experience include paper wholesale, food retail, special machinery and the manufacturing of medical devices. Prior to his time at White & Case, Mr. Herrlinger worked as a trainee lawyer at several international law firms in Germany and Brussels.


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Metro (Dusseldorf)
White & Case (Hambourg)
George Mason University (Fairfax)
Seton Hall University
The Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies (Geneva)
Bates White (Washington)
Cornerstone Research (Menlo Park)
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Washington)


Justus Herrlinger (White & Case)
Justus Herrlinger 5 November 2018 Washington, DC


25370 Bulletin

Dr. Justus Herrlinger The Karlsruhe Higher Regional Court awards € 100,000 in damages to a claimant on behalf of a printing firm which purchased paper from a subsidiary of a cartel holding the passing-on defence does not apply (Carbonless paper cartel)


In its decision dated 11 June 2010, the Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe has awarded € 100,000 in damages to a claimant on behalf of a printing firm that purchased carbonless-paper indirectly from members of the carbonless-paper cartel. The printing firm was seeking damages for paying cartel (...)

Dr. Justus Herrlinger The German Federal Supreme Court raises the bar for the efficiency of the NCA’s investigations by ruling that a search warrant needs to refer to each particular offender in order to interrupt the running of the limitation period (Prokurist)


In its decision of March 6, 2007, the Federal Supreme Court (the Court) decided on an appeal against a decision on a price-fixing cartel which operated in the printing paper wholesale industry from 1996 to 2000. The Federal Cartel Office (FCO) had imposed an administrative fine on a (...)

Dr. Justus Herrlinger, Michael Buch The German Federal Supreme Court facilitates claim of competitors for a compulsory license by widening the ECJ Magill and IMS case law (Standard - Spundfass)


On 13 July 2004 the German Federal Supreme Court delivered a remarkable judgment on the prerequisites of a claim for the granting of a compulsory patent license under antitrust law. According to this judgment, the owner of a patent may be obliged to grant a license to competitors for products (...)

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