Fields of Activity

  • Enforcing intellectual property rights in Germany and abroad
  • Representation in and out-of-court with strategic planning for conflict resolution
  • Establishment and maintenance of worldwide trademark and design portfolios
  • Re-establishment of rights, licensing agreements as well as cyber law
  • Frequent trade-fair patrolling
  • Lecture Activities
  • Introduction to intellectual property rights, seminar provider: Eiden-Seminare
  • Guest lecture at the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • IHK Regensburg (Regensburg Chamber of Industry and Commerce), "Cyberlaw" seminars
  • Regular lecturers at the MCBW/Munich Creative Business Week in Munich;
  • BayStartUP trainings in the fields of trademark, design and domain law


  • Best Lawyers (Intellectual Property Law, Germany) since 2021
  • World Trademark Review WTR 1000 Ranking (Germany) recommended individual


  • Studied Law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich followed by legal clerkship at the Munich Higher Regional Court
  • Wahlstation (compulsory elective internship) at the German American Chamber of Commerce Houston, Texas (USA) and at IP law firms in Dallas, New York and Washington
  • Master of Laws studies at the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA, University of Georgia scholarship (LL.M. 1995-1996)
  • Doctoral thesis at the University of Regensburg in the field of comparative law of Germany and the USA (Dr. jur. 1997)
  • Worked in the USA in 2000 at the IP law firm Jones & Askew, Atlanta, USA – international trademark law
  • Has been working in intellectual property since 1996 with a focus on trademark and design law as well as competition, licensing and sports law

Memberships and other activities

  • German-American Lawyers' Association
  • German-Brazilian Lawyers' Association
  • GRUR (German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law)
  • INTA (International Trademark Association)
  • ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association)
  • Member of the patrolling teams of the UEFA and FIFA during the World and European Cups
  • Founder of BITMA (Bavarian International Trademark Association)


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