Philipp has experience working for businesses active in the field of biotech and medical technology.
Philipp is a member of both the German Intellectual Property Practice Group and our Life Science Sector Group. He advises national and international clients on all aspects of patent law and know how protection, focussing on contentious patent infringement and invalidity matters.
Philipp is a German-qualified lawyer and also a certified expert for IP Law (‘Fachanwalt für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz’). Before joining us in June 2012, Philipp worked for international law firms in Munich. As well as handling contentious and non-contentious patent, trademark and unfair competition matters, Philipp gained specific expertise in advising pharmaceutical and medical technology companies on licensing agreements and research and development projects.
Philipp studied law at Freie Universität Berlin and Edinburgh University where, in 2004, he earned a Masters Degree (‘LL.M.’) with a study of the Essential Facilities Doctrine and the compulsory licensing of IP rights. Within the framework of his legal clerkship (Referendariat) Philipp worked for a leading international law firm and for the German Embassy in Bangkok (Thailand).