Attorney-at-Law, Certified Specialist IP Lawyer
Languages: English, French, German
German, European and international trademark law, design right law, unfair competition law. Trademark, design and unfair competition litigation. Defense and enforcement of IP rights in and out of court. Development of filing strategies for national and international IP rights. Trademark portfolio management. Cooperation in IP due-diligence proceedings.
Hasselblatt, European Union Trade Mark Regulation, Article-by-Article Commentary, Second Edition, 2018, C.H. Beck Hart Nomos (co-author)
GRUR, DAV, INTA, ECTA.
Study of law at the University of Marburg; first juridical state examination in 1996; legal traineeship in Berlin; second juridical state examination in 2001. German attorney-at-law since 2002. With HOFFMANN EITLE since 2009.
- IP Trade mark Star Germany, Managing Intellectual Property (2018 & 2019 & 2020)
- The Legal 500
Trade mark Litigation, Filing & Prosecution, Office Proceedings, Strategy & Counseling, Designs
"Michaela Ring focuses strongly on pushing cases to the limit. She has excellent analytical skills, detects errors in opponent‘s arguments, and presents her reasoning very clearly. She is always in control of her case, even when it enters stormy waters."