Uwe Wellmann is Partner at BEITEN BURKHARDT‘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 a 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, energy, chemical industry and building materials.
Uwe Wellmann studied law at the University of Passau and English law at King‘s College in London. After a 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 BEITEN BURKHARDT as Partner in 2013.
"Uwe Wellmann is extremely competent, a very respected lawyer."
(Legal 500 Germany 2020)
The industry journal JUVE lists Uwe Wellmann as frequently recommended lawyer in the field of Antitrust Law.
(JUVE Handbook Commercial Law 2019/2020 and 2018/2019)
"very competent, pleasant cooperation", Competitor.
(JUVE Handbook Commercial Law 2015/2016)
- 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)
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