Clients value Mascha's extensive knowledge and in-depth experience in multi-jurisdictional trademark enforcement.
Mascha is a Counsel in our Intellectual Property Group, based in Frankfurt.
She has experience of advising clients on all aspects of names, trademarks, designs and domains. Mascha has an in-depth understanding of European and German trademark and design law as well as International Registration Regulations.
Mascha’s legal advisory work includes the development of global trademark and design filing strategies, as well as advising on the protection of non-traditional trademarks, defending names, trademarks, designs and domains against infringements and dilution through court actions.
She has represented clients in proceedings before the German Patent and Trademarks office, the Federal German Patent Court, all German civil courts, the European Office for Harmonisation and the European Court. In addition, she has particular expertise in advising clients on trademark related aspects in the pharmaceutical, telecommunication and fashion industry.
Mascha co-authored a leading authority on practical intellectual property issues, the Manual on Trademark Practice (“Handbuch der Markenpraxis”, C.H. Beck). She is an active member of various intellectual property organisations including INTA, ECTA, and GRUR. She also lectures at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Frankfurt University for Applied Sciences.
Masha is a native German speaker and is fluent in English.