Bird & Bird is pleased to announce that recognised trade mark specialist Frederik Thiering is set to join as a partner in its Hamburg office in the new year.
Frederik will join by 1 May 2020 at the latest, along with Marion Jacob as Senior Counsel, plus two other associates and two trade mark specialists. The team advises and represents companies in the field of intellectual property and competition law, with a focus on trade mark and design law in all its facets. Frederik is particularly well known for his expertise in litigation, while Marion is more specialised in portfolio management. In particular, they advise clients from the automotive, media, entertainment and sports industries.
Christian Harmsen, Head of Bird & Bird's German and Co-Head of its international IP practice group says: "With Frederik Thiering and Marion Jacob we welcome two excellent and highly renowned trade mark lawyers to our IP group. With them and their team, our soft IP practice in Hamburg - an important court location - is gaining considerable momentum."
Sven-Erik Heun, Head of Country in Germany at Bird & Bird adds: "We are very pleased to welcome Frederik Thiering, Marion Jacob and their team. They are the perfect strategic addition to our Hamburg office and to our team in the field of trade mark and competition law."