Martinek, Michael

Univ.-Prof.Dr.Dr.Dr.h.c.mult. M.C.J. (New York)

Current activity

Lawyer, Legal Counsel, Kanzlei für Wirtschafts- und Vermögensrecht, Rechtsanwälte Professor Anton und Professor Martinek, Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB, Saarbrücken (since 2019); from 1986 to 2019 University-Professor of Private and Commercial Law - Director of Institute of European Law, University of Saarland, Saarbruecken; for details see: www.kwv-Recht.de; http://martinek.jura.uni-sb.de

Professional focus

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  • German and International Commercial Contracts (all sorts of)
  • Distribution Law
  • Unfair Competition
  • Vertical Restraints
  • Cartels and Antitrust
  • Company Law - Partnerships and Corporations
  • Leasing
  • Commercial Sales Agents
  • Franchising
  • Transportation
  • German and International Arbitration

Areas of law

My career

  • Apprenticeship in International Transportation and Shipping (Duesseldof, London, Paris, Milano) 1969-1971
  • First State Examination in Law (Berlin) 1976
  • Dr.iur. (Berlin) 1978
  • Second State Examination (Hamburg) 1979)
  • Dr.rer.publ. (Speyer) 1981
  • Master of Comparative Jurisprudence (New York University) 1982
  • Professor of Law 1986
  • Dr.iur.h.c. (Wuhan, China) 2002
  • Hon-Prof. (Johannesburg, SA) 2006)
  • Dr.h.c. (Lille, France) 2008
  • Dr.h.c. (Craiova, Romania) 2009
  • Dr. iur. h.c. (Warszawa, Poland) 2013
  • Hon.-Prof. Johannesburg
  • Hon.-Prof. Wuhan

Arbitration experience

As arbitrator: 16 proceedings; chairman: 4 arbitrations (ICC and Ad hoc-proceedings) as counsel: 28 expert opinions

Publications

  • Some 25 mayor treatises and monographies
  • Some 300 articles and contributions in law journals and books
  • For details see: http://martinek.jura.uni-sb.de

Languages

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  • German
  • English

Memberships

  • German Private Law Teachers&#039
  • Association
  • German Association of Distribution Law
  • German Association of Comparative Law
  • Society of European Contract Law

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