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Dr. Katrin Kurz

Associate
Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern

Biography

Dr. Katrin Kurz is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Berlin office. During her legal clerkship, Katrin spent time at the European Commission's Directorate General for Competition and the antitrust practice of a major law firm in Munich.

Practice Focus

Katrin advises clients on all aspects of European and German antitrust and competition law, often with a particular focus on the healthcare sector.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised the international pharmaceutical laboratory Servier on the acquisition of the Agios Pharmaceuticals oncology business.
  • Advised the international video games player Embracer on the acquisition of the board games company Asmodee.
  • Advised the cleaning chemistry company Ecolab on the acquisition of the ion exchange resin provider Purolite.
  • Advised German hospital owners on various acquisitions in the hospital sector.
  • Advised international pharmaceutical and medical device companies on various antitrust matters, including the implementation of price and rebate schemes, supply quota systems, direct-to-pharmacy distribution, etc.
  • Advised a major international company on the development and implementation of a new compliance system in the area of antitrust in Germany and the EU.

Admissions

  • Germany (2020)

Education

  • Bucerius Law School (Doctorate) (2021)
  • Higher Regional Court Brandenburg (Second State Exam) (2018)
  • Humboldt University of Berlin (First State Exam) (2016)

Languages

  • English
  • German

Publications 

  • Co-author (with Christian Burholt), "Das Ende des "as efficient competitor"-Tests? - Die jüngste Entscheidung des EuG im Fall Intel" – in: WuW 2022, S. 182 ff.
  • Co-author (with Christian Burholt), "Wo liegt der Fokus der Kartellbehörden im Medizinproduktesektor?" – in: Medizinprodukte Journal 2020, S. 104 ff.
  • Co-author (with Christian Burholt), "Kartellrecht in Zeiten von Covid-19" in: PharmR 2020, S. 229 ff.

Presentations

  • Aktuelle Entwicklungen des Kartellrechts auf Digitalmärkten
    09.11.2021, Berlin/Frankfurt/München/Düsseldorf (Zoom)
    Baker McKenzie Tech Talk Germany
  • Einführung in das deutsche und europäische Kartellrecht
    12.11.2018, Berlin
    Lehrauftrag an der Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin (HWR Berlin)