Dr. Lars Maritzen LL.B MLE
Since 2020, Lars Maritzen has been head of the practice group Antitrust Law at Orth Kluth as Salary Partner, advising domestic and foreign clients comprehensively in all areas of antitrust law with special expertise in distribution antitrust law, antitrust compliance and antitrust damages. He is also mandated for his expertise at the intersection of IP law and antitrust law on complex R&D contracts, patent pools and license agreements.
In consulting, Lars Maritzen also has a special focus on advising start-ups. He also acts as a Mediator pursuant to the Platform-to-Business Regulation (P2B-Regulation).
Before joining Orth Kluth, Lars Maritzen worked in-house at BSH Hausgeräte GmbH and METRO AG, lastly as Head of Competition & Compliance. Prior to that, he worked for several years as an lawyer, most recently at one of the leading Austrian law firms, DORDA (formerly DBJ), in Vienna. Lars Maritzen completed his studies in Münster, Osnabrück, Hannover, Vienna and Salzburg.
Lars Maritzen regularly publishes articles on current antitrust law topics, among others in the Kölner Kommentar.
Recommended lawyer in the ranking for top lawyers in the field of Antitrust Law "WiWo Topkanzleien 2020" (WiWo Top Law Firms 2020)