Stefan is an expert in IP law and advises both start-ups and multinational group companies on all matters relating to trade mark law, design law, competition law, and copyright law. In close consultation with his clients, he develops, implements, and pursues effective and long-term protection strategies.
Stefan focuses his practice on advising national and international companies from the consumer goods industry, above all, from the fashion and design industry, as well as from the financial industry. Drawing from his extensive litigation experience, also in conducting and coordinating international disputes, he represents his clients’ interests in court. In addition, Stefan regularly shares his expertise as a speaker at seminars offered by the BeckAkademie and at the Frankfurt School of Finance for lawyers who want to specialise in the subject area of protection of intellectual property.
|Since 2010||Salary Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2005 – 2008||Research Assistant, Universität Würzburg|
|2010||Admitted as a lawyer|
|2009||Second state examination, Würzburg/Bavaria|
|2009||Legal clerkship, IP/IT practice group of a large commercial law firm, Cologne|
|2008||Doctoral degree on the theme of scents as intellectual property („summa cum laude“), Prof. Dr. Olaf Sosnitza, Julius–Maximilians–Universität, Würzburg|
|2006||First state examination, Würzburg/Bavaria|
|2005||Additional diploma, European Law|
|2002 – 2003||Overseas semester, University Bergen, Norway|
Markenpiraterie: So können Sie sich schützen, in: W&V, 03/2021
Verdinglichung lizenzvertraglicher Vertriebsregelungen, MarkenR 2010, p. 241 ff.
Düfte als geistiges Eigentum, Schriftenreihe Geistiges Eigentum und Wettbewerbsrecht, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2009
Freihaltebedürfnis bei mehrdeutigen Zeichen Unterschiede in der Beurteilung durch EuGH, BGH und BPatG?, MarkenR 2006, p. 383 ff. (with Olaf Sosnitza)
|Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR)|
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