Lawyer

Christian Ballke LL.M. Partner

Christian Ballke, born 1977, is a founding partner of the law firm Meisterernst. He studied the law at Gutenberg- University, Mainz. Having completed the second state law exams in 2004, he participated successfully in the master’s course in intellectual property law at Heinrich-Heine-University in Düsseldorf, obtaining an LL.M. degree. His master’s thesis concerned the interface between trademark law and the law on pharmaceuticals.

Christian Ballke was admitted to practise as a lawyer in early 2006. Until end of 2011 he worked for the law firm meyer // meisterernst. He specializes in providing comprehensive advice to nationally and internationally operating enterprises from the food and pharmaceuticals industries, particularly on classification issues, the marketability of substances (e.g. novel foods) and product advertising. In case of litigation, Christian Ballke asserts his clients' rights in court and defends them when they are challenged.

Christian Ballke also advises and represents clients of our law firm on issues of intellectual property law, especially trademark and unfair competition law. In addition to that, he manages all legal issues related to cosmetics.

Publications, lectures

His expertise is evidenced by several academic publications, for example as a co-author of the legal commentary "Health & Nutrition Claims" (Eds. Meisterernst/Haber, Behr's Verlag). Christian Ballke is also the author of a number of contributions in legal journals and gives lectures in his areas of specialisation at conferences and seminars.

Christian Ballke advises, publishes and delivers presentations in German and English.

Fachbeiträge, rechtswissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen, VorträgeFachbeiträge, rechtswissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen, Vorträge

Die fachliche Expertise von Christian Ballke ist durch mehrere wissenschaftliche Buchpublikationen belegt, beispielsweise als Mitautor des Praxiskommentars Health & Nutrition Claims (Behr’s). Er ist zudem Verfasser einer Vielzahl von Fachbeiträgen in der rechtlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur und hält zu den Schwerpunktthemen seiner Tätigkeit Vorträge im Rahmen von Konferenzen und Seminarveranstaltungen.

Christian Ballke berät, publiziert und referiert auf Deutsch und Englisch.

Christian Ballke LL.M.

Kontakt Kanzlei

Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB
Sophienstraße 5, 80333 München

Fon +49(0)89-1891745-0

Current Events

Next event Meisterernst

18.06.2020
Online - Digital Talk: Nutri-Score – Anmelden, Einsetzen, Optimieren
(Lebensmittelzeitung - dfv Conference Group GmbH)

Further information » All events »

Übernächste Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

01.-02.07.2020
Köln - 10th International Akademie Fresenius Conference „Health and Nutrition“
(Akademie Fresenius)

Further information » All events »

3. Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

15.09.2020
München - Medical Manager in der pharmazeutischen Industrie - Spezifisches Fachwissen für ein erfolgreiches Medical Management
(FORUM)

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Job offer – Current

If you have already completed your legal training with the second state exam and are enthusiastic about the legal profession, we look forward to receiving your application.

We also offer the possibility of a study-accompanying internship, a job as a station trainee assistant or the free cooperation during the traineeship.

Current Events

Next event Meisterernst

18.06.2020
Online - Digital Talk: Nutri-Score – Anmelden, Einsetzen, Optimieren
(Lebensmittelzeitung - dfv Conference Group GmbH)

Further information » All events »

Übernächste Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

01.-02.07.2020
Köln - 10th International Akademie Fresenius Conference „Health and Nutrition“
(Akademie Fresenius)

Further information » All events »

3. Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

15.09.2020
München - Medical Manager in der pharmazeutischen Industrie - Spezifisches Fachwissen für ein erfolgreiches Medical Management
(FORUM)

All events »

Job offer – Current

If you have already completed your legal training with the second state exam and are enthusiastic about the legal profession, we look forward to receiving your application.

We also offer the possibility of a study-accompanying internship, a job as a station trainee assistant or the free cooperation during the traineeship.

Cooperations

Our guiding principle „Thinking further“ also applies beyond the work we carry out our very selves. Through permanent cooperations and as part of different networks, our law firm and its lawyers are in constant contact and exchange with other experts.

Networks

Our lawyers inter alia engage in the following institutions:

Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V. (GRUR)
http://www.grur.org

Lebensmittelverband Deutschland e.V.
https://www.lebensmittelverband.de/

Arbeitskreis Nahrungsergänzungsmittel
https://www.lebensmittelverband.de

Rechtsausschuss Lebensmittelverband Deutschland
https://www.lebensmittelverband.de

Bundesverband der Arzneimittelhersteller e.V. (BAH)
https://www.bah-bonn.de

European Food Law Association (EFLA)
http://www.efla-aeda.org

Integritas Verein für lautere Heilmittelwerbung e.V.
http://www.integritas-hwg.de

Korrespondenten und Mitarbeiter des European Food and Feed Law Review (EFFL)
http://www.lexxion.de

Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Lebensmittelrecht e.V. (WGfL)
http://www.wgfl.de

Gesellschaf für Umweltrecht e.V. (GfU)
http://www.gesellschaft-fuer-umweltrecht.de

If need be, our permanent scientific cooperation partner RDA Scientific Consultants GmbH, supports us in complex scientific and regulatory matters. We also collaborate intensively with our colleagues from the law firm Belmont | Legal specialised in commercial and company law.

Whenever legal questions with an implication of foreign law occur, we provide multinational concepts in a time-and cost-effective way thanks to our trusted and straightforward cooperation with befriended foreign colleagues.

Beyond our work for clients, our lawyers also active members in a number of specialist associations and scientific institutions. Our clients profit from the insight and contacts gained from these activities.

RDA RDA Scientific Consultants GmbH
http://www.rda-science.com
Belmont-Legal Belmont | Legal
http://belmontlegal.de
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http://vergho-donaubauer.de/

In multinational scenarios we work closely together with specialised foreign colleagues and other independent experts. We are therefore able to provide specifically tailored concepts across broders and clarify legal issues with foreign implications early on.

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