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Justus Herrlinger

White & Case (Hamburg)
Lawyer (Partner)

Justus Herrlinger is antitrust lawyer at White & Case. 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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Tilman Kuhn, Tobias Pesch, Justus Herrlinger, Lars Ole Peterson, Louisa Maier - Witt The German Parliament announces the publication of the Act against restraints of competition containing several significant adjustments of the draft that was initially put to vote


Yesterday, the 10th amendment to the German Act against Restraints of Competition (Gesetz gegen Wettbewerbsbeschränkungen – "GWB") entered into force, and with it the most substantial overhaul of German competition law in a long time. The new law contains a number of significant adjustments of (...)

Justus Herrlinger, Karl-Jörg Xylander, Alexander Kiefner The German Federal Constitutional Court upholds limitations to the prohibition of seizure of evidence at law firms (Volkswagen)


The protection from seizure by law enforcement, which the client-attorney privilege affords to the findings gathered by lawyers who are commissioned with internal investigations at businesses, has narrow limits. The affiliate of a law firm’s client has been denied protection from seizure by the (...)

Justus Herrlinger The German Higher Regional Court in Karlsruhe 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 defense 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 (...)

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 (...)

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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