Annabel Patzwaldt is a member of the German Intellectual Property Practice Group. She advises national and international clients in matters of intellectual property, specializing in trade mark, domain and competition law as well as in issues of media and press law. The key aspects of her work are the enforcement and protection of trademark rights in and out of court as well as the provision of strategic advice.
Annabel was admitted to practice law in 2005 and worked for a media law boutique in Munich before she joined Bird & Bird in March 2007.
She studied law at the universities of Trier (Germany), Turin (Italy) and Bonn (Germany). During her articles at the Higher Regional Court of Cologne (Oberlandesgericht Köln), Annabel worked for an international media company, amongst others.
Annabel is a member of the German Intellectual Property Rights Association (GRUR). She speaks German, English, Russian and Italian.