Margret Knitter is a partner and the head of the Medical Cannabis group of the German law firm SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte. Additionally, she is the head of the IP practice of SKW Schwarz and a Certified Expert for IP.
Since the legalization of medical cannabis in Germany in 2017, Margret Knitter is active in this field. Margret advises her clients in all matters of intellectual property and competition law. This includes not only strategic advice, but also legal disputes. Her practice focuses on the development and defense of IP portfolios as well as advice on developing marketing campaigns, R&D and cooperation agreements, cross-border IP licensing and IP strategies. She advises on labelling obligations, packaging design and regulatory questions, in particular in the Life Sciences, Foodstuffs and Cannabis industries. She represents her clients’ vis-à-vis authorities, courts and the public prosecutor’s office.
She regularly holds lectures at seminars and conferences. She is the author of numerous professional articles and other publications regarding IP or advertisement law.
Publications with relation to cannabis matters
- 10 Q&A’s related to Medical Cannabis in Germany (https://www.skwschwarz.de/en/details/10-qas-related-to-medical-cannabis-in-germany)
- “Opportunities in Medical Cannabis in Germany”, Pharmaceutical Trademark Group PTMG Law Lore & Practice, December 2019