Attorney-at-law, LL. M. IP (The George Washington University)
Languages: English, German
Intellectual property law, in particular patent litigation, enforcement of utility models, supplementary protection certificates, and the specific mechanism for pharmaceutical imports within the EU, unfair competition law, and IP-related antitrust law.
• Case note, Federal Court of Justice decision of September 6, 2014, case no. X ZR 61/13 – Kurznachrichten (Kluwer Patent Cases, December 2014)
• TTBER-2014 – New Block Exemption Rules for Technology, with Dr. Niels Hölder (Kluwer Patent Blog, May 2014)
GRUR, LES, German-American Lawyers Association (DAJV)
Study of law at the University of Munich with a specialization in intellectual property law, 2004-2010; Scholarship DAAD, 2006; Student assistant at the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC) of the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, 2007-2009; First state examination in 2010;
Internship at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2009; Master of laws program in intellectual property law at the George Washington University, Washington D.C., 2010-2011;
Legal training in Munich, 2011-2013 at the European Patent Office (directorate for patent law), the Regional Court of Munich I, 7th civil division (patent and copyright law), and an IP law firm in Munich (patent litigation group);
Commercial mediator (MuCDR), 2012;
Second state examination in 2013;
Admitted as Attorney-at-law since 2013; With HOFFMANN EITLE since 2013.