Christian heads up the German Practice Group Patents Technology & Life Sciences of Taylor Wessing. Christian advises and represents national and international companies on all aspects of patent law and specialises, in particular, in managing patent litigation.
A focus of his practice is the management and coordination of international patent disputes. Christian acts for his clients before all relevant German and European patent courts and patent authorities. He also focuses on advising and representing Japanese clients.
|Since 2003||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|1996 – 2003||Associate/Partner, Schmidt-Sibeth Heisse Weißkopf Kursawe|
|1992 – 1996||Legal clerkship, Munich/ Brussels|
|1996||Admitted and established as a lawyer, Munich|
|1996||Second state examination, Munich|
|1995||Doctoral degree, University of Augsburg|
|1992||First state examination, Munich|
|Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR)
Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Industrielle (AIPPI)
Member and speaker for Bavaria in the Deutsch-Japanischen Juristenvereinigung (DJJV)
Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft (DJG)