Franz Gerhardt

Franz Gernhardt, LL.M.

Senior Counsel Germany


Franz is a legal expert in trademark, design, copyright and unfair competition law with an additional focus on the sports and media sector.

Franz is a senior counsel in our international IP group based in Munich.

Franz specialises in all aspects of IP law and advises in particular in the areas of unfair competition, trade mark, design and copyright law. He also advises clients in the areas of sports and media law and has a vast experience in the areas of Litigation and Dispute Resolution.

In 2003, he completed his Master of Law degree at Fordham Law School in New York, where he focused on IP and International Trade Law.

Franz graduated in law at the University of Munich (First State Examination 1999) and the State of Bavaria (Second State Examination 2001) and was admitted to the Munich bar in 2004.

Franz is a member of the German Intellectual Property Association (GRUR), admitted to the bar in Germany and the United States (State of New York) and is fluent in German and English.

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