Dr. Ulrike Helling LL.M.

Dr. Ulrike Helling LL.M.


+49(0)89 179 59 59 0
+49(0)89 179 59 59 29
Prannerstraße 6
80333 München


Areas of expertise:

  • Geistiges Eigentum und Wettbewerbsrecht
  • Insolvency law
  • Reorganisation and restructuring
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Litigation
  • Intellectual property and competition law


Dr. Ulrike Helling is a lawyer at GRUB BRUGGER’s Munich location.

She advises in the field of reorganisation and restructuring. She supports the development and implementation of reorganisation plans and sales processes in transferring reorganisations resulting from bankruptcy. The management of complex litigation in a commercial law environment, partly associated with major insolvency proceedings, is just as much a part of her activities.  

Dr. Helling has exceptional expertise in intellectual property and licensing law. She advises in both contract arrangement and in the maintenance and enforcement of rights and claims. 


  • 2010: Started work at GRUB BRUGGER
  • 2005: Lawyer at Nachmann Rechtsanwälte, Munich
  • 2001: Lawyer at Norton Rose, Munich
  • 2000: Lawyer at Gaedertz Rechtsanwälte, Munich
  • Postgraduate studies (Master of Laws) at the University of London
  • Worked on her doctoral thesis under Professor Matthias Herdegen at the University of Bonn
  • Studied at the Università degli Studi di Siena
  • Studied law at the University of Bonn


  • Co-author of the Munich lawyer manual on intellectual property law, Chapter on broadcasting law chapter
  • Co-author of the country report on Germany in Kindler/Nachmann (editors), Handbuch Insolvenzrecht in Europa (Handbook on insolvency law in Europe)
  • Die Programmstandards der EU-Fernsehrichtlinie im Spannungsfeld von Gemeinschaftsrecht, Welthandelsordnung und Verfassungsrecht (The programme standards of the EU Television Directive given the conflicting priorities of Community law, the world trade order and constitutional law) (Dissertation)
  • Various meetings judgment in the “GRUR-Prax” journal, GRUR-Prax, intellectual property law and copyright, etc.:
    • OLG Hamburg, Voraussetzung für Ordnungsmittel aufgrund Unterlassungserklärung (Hamburg Higher Regional Court, a prerequisite for regulatory instruments due to a declaration of discontinuance), GRUR-Prax 2014 395
    • AG Düsseldorf, Schadenersatzanspruch wegen unberechtigter Veröffentlichung in Online-Magazin (Dusseldorf local court, claim for compensation for unauthorised publication in an online magazine) GRUR-Prax 2011 558


  • Specialist lawyer examination in insolvency
  • Member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • Member of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)

Correspondence languages:

German, English, Italian