German Attorney General Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger discusses German enterprises’ legal issues in the U.S.

10/31/2011

German automobile manufacturers’ concerns regarding draft legislation potentially redefining the legal liability landscape, Buy American provisions in President Obama’s Jobs Act, the recently enacted patent reform package and other current legal issues of
transatlantic importance were among the main topics that Attorney General Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger (FDP) discussed with German business leaders at RGIT. Thomas Zielke, Representative of German Industry and Trade in Washington, DC, moderated the conversation with experts representing the automotive, steel and other sectors. They addressed a number of legal issues in advance of Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger’s upcoming meetings with U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano.