Dr Katharina Bratvogel

Associate | Competition | Lawyer since 2017

Phone: +49 211 20052-380
Fax: +49 211 20052-100
Email: k.bratvogel(at)glademichelwirtz.com

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Short Profile

Katharina Bratvogel is an associate at GLADE MICHEL WIRTZ in the COMPETITION practice. She advises German and international clients on issues relating to German and European anti-trust law.

Katharina Bratvogel studied law at the University of Bielefeld with a focus on Corporate, International Private and European Private Law. As a minor subject, she completed a training programme for French law. After passing her First Legal State Exam, she worked as a research assistant at the University of Bielefeld. In 2015 she received a doctorate degree in law from the University of Bielefeld with a thesis on an International Private and European Private Law topic.

During her legal clerkship, amongst other things, Katharina Bratvogel worked at a leading international law firm in Frankfurt am Main. She passed her Second Legal Exam in 2017.

Katharina Bratvogel is a member of the German Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht.

In addition to her mother tongue German Katharina Bratvogel also speaks English and French and has a basic knowledge of Spanish.

In her leisure time Katharina Bratvogel likes spending time with her family and friends and also enjoys hiking.



Recently and at present, Katharina Bratvogel has advised on the following matters:

  • Preparation of a "Briefing Paper" for the European Commission in the context of standard-essential patents and actions for injunction
  • Merger notification in the area of components for the automotive industry, for motorcycles and mountain bikes
  • Defence in the cartel fine procedure "steel industry"
  • Mentoring of envisaged cooperation in the area of Big Data in the insurance sector
  • Exclusive distribution rights and customer safeguard clauses  
  • Advice of a wholesale company for housing technology in the context of guidelines concerning the internal handling of third-party donations; advice of a wholesale company for housing technology in terms of price recommendations of manufacturers


  • Bratvogel, Rechtswahlfreiheit: Die historische Entwicklung der Rechtswahlfreiheit mit Blick auf den Wahlmechanismus im Vorschlag für eine Verordnung des Europäischen Parlaments und des Rates über ein Gemeinsames Europäisches Kaufrecht, 2016, Dissertation