purchasing + selling.

multidisciplinary consulting.

Experienced specialist attorneys from all relevant disciplines support our clients in a closely cooperating team in all legal matters surrounding products, purchasing, and selling. Included in the areas of emphasis are contract law, distribution systems, warranties, protecting trademarks, utility and design models and selling insurance policies. We support our clients both nationally and also internationally in developing business models, including the associated contracts and their enforcement.

range of consulting services.

contract drafting | contract law.
sales agents | authorized dealers.
warranty | liability.
conflict management in the case of distribution partnerships.
industrial property rights.
value added tax.
industrial premises.
e-commerce | data protection.

contract drafting | contract law.

Both purchasing and also selling are characterized by a variety of legal relationships between purchasers and suppliers, or customers and manufacturers. We will support you in drafting and reviewing all relevant contracts.

subject areas.

  • (Framework) purchase agreements
  • (Framework) supply agreements
  • Development agreements
  • Plant construction/machine contracts
  • General terms and conditions B2B and B2C
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Supplementary agreements (call-off, tool agreements, quality assurance agreement, etc.)
Dr. Tobias Buchmann
  • Phone +49 821 57058-0
    +49 172 8695163
  • Fax +49 821 57058-153
  • Email tobias.buchmann@sonntag-partner.de
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sales agents | authorized dealers.

Distribution systems offer excellent possibilities to quickly penetrate markets. We will support you in the design of an optimal distribution system and in drafting the necessary national and international contracts.

subject areas.

  • Authorized dealers
  • Sales agents
  • Commercial brokers
  • Designing and establishing a distribution system
  • Selective distribution systems
  • Direct sales (in particular web shops) or direct distribution in online and offline retailing
  • Permissibility under competition law
  • Competition law
  • Freight/ forwarders / warehousing
  • Operating plants
  • Fictitious self-employment
  • Cross-border sales
Dr. Tobias Buchmann
  • Phone +49 821 57058-0
    +49 172 8695163
  • Fax +49 821 57058-153
  • Email tobias.buchmann@sonntag-partner.de
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warranty | liability.

Manufacturers and sellers of products are increasingly subject to warranty and liability claims due to national and international regulations. We will support and represent you in all disputes with regard to liability and warranty.

services.

  • Assertion/defense of warranty claims
  • Assertion/defense of contractual liability claims (e.g. contractual penalties, compensatory damage claims)
  • Assertion/defense of statutory liability claims, product liability)
Dr. Tobias Buchmann
  • Phone +49 821 57058-0
    +49 172 8695163
  • Fax +49 821 57058-153
  • Email tobias.buchmann@sonntag-partner.de
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conflict management in the case of distribution partnerships.

Commercially successful companies are also not free of conflicts with distribution partners.

services.

  • Out-of-court assertion/defense of distribution law claims (e.g. claims for commissions/sales agent claim for compensation)
  • Judicial, arbitration tribunal assistance in the case of distribution law disputes
  • Interlocutory relief measures (proceedings)
Dr. Rudolf Rupprecht
  • Phone +49 821 57058-0
    +49 173 6809648
  • Fax +49 821 57058-153
  • Email rudolf.rupprecht@sonntag-partner.de
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industrial property rights.

We advise and support our clients with regard to assessing, protecting, and exploiting intellectual property.

subject areas.

  • Copyright law
  • Trademark law
  • Patent law
  • Competition law
  • Licensing agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Industrial property rights
  • Evaluation and research
  • Formal warning letters and injunctions
  • Legal enforcement and defense

services.

  • Protection of trademarks, utility and design models (designs)
  • Contract drafting
  • Out-of-court and judicial disputes
Julian N. Modi
  • Phone +49 821 57058-0
  • Fax +49 821 57058-153
  • Email julian.modi@sonntag-partner.de
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value added tax.

The value added tax also plays a fundamental role in drafting purchase and sale contracts, in the case of cross-border deliveries, or invoicing. We advise our clients on all questions regarding value added tax, both on the national and also international level.

subject areas.

  • Value added tax rates (0%, 7% or 19%)
  • Value added tax and cross-border deliveries
  • Consignment stock
  • Correct invoicing and input tax deduction

services.

  • Value added tax consulting with respect to purchasing, selling, and distribution
 
Wolfgang Löhr
  • Phone +49 821 57058-0
    +49 172 8149239
  • Fax +49 821 57058-153
  • Email wolfgang.loehr@sonntag-partner.de
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industrial premises.

At all times, our clients have access to the multidisciplinary tax counsel of our experts for domestic and foreign investors with respect to subsidiaries and industrial premises.

subject areas.

  • Founding and managing subsidiaries/industrial premises abroad or domestically for foreign investors
  • Posting employees
  • Transfer prices
Alessandra Schnell
  • Phone +49 821 57058-0
  • Fax +49 821 57058-153
  • Email alessandra.schnell@sonntag-partner.de
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e-commerce | data protection.

Sonntag & Partner has extensive expertise in the subject areas of social media, e-commerce, and mobile commerce. We advise and support our clients in drafting contracts, general terms and conditions, and with regard to duties to provide information.

services.

  • Initiation of data protection management
  • Regulations on order data processing
  • Employee data protection
  • Customer relationship, data warehouse and scoring
  • Data protection on the Internet
  • Legal evaluation and securing websites, Internet portals, online shops
  • Distribution and marketing in e-commerce and mobile commerce
  • Distribution and marketing via social media platforms
  • Preparing general terms and conditions
  • Preparing terms of use
  • Counsel with respect to duties to provide information in distance selling transactions/in electronic legal transactions
  • Customer information, cancellation instructions, etc.
  • Contract drafting
  • Customer protection
More on the subject |  data protection
Julian N. Modi
  • Phone +49 821 57058-0
  • Fax +49 821 57058-153
  • Email julian.modi@sonntag-partner.de
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