Born in Cologne in 1968. Studied law in Bonn. 1992 first State examination, 1995 second State examination. German‐American Chamber of Commerce, Washington D.C. and the German‐Australian Chamber of Commerce, Sydney in 1995.
Joined the firm in 1996.
Protection of intellectual property, competition and trademark law, publishing and copyright law, information technology and new media law.
Chairman of the firm´s management committee.
Member of the Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e. V., of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik e. V., of the Working Group for Intellectual Property and Media and founding member of the Working Group for Information Technology in the German Bar Association. Member of the State Examination Office at Cologne Court of Appeals and Ministry of Justice North Rhine‐Westphalia.
Publications: various articles in the area of competition law.