Matthias Weiden advises international clients in particular from the ICT sector in patent and utility model litigation.

Matthias Weiden is an associate in our Intellectual Property Group based in Düsseldorf and member of our Tech & Comms sector group. He focuses on advising international clients in patent and utility model litigation in particular relating to information and telecommunications technology. He also advises and publishes on related questions of competition law and employee inventions law, and speaks notably on the German and European reception of the CJEU’s Huawei v. ZTE FRAND-framework and on software patents as well as on the legal challenges surrounding the use of artificial intelligence  at national and international events.

Prior to joining us, Matthias worked as a trainee for international law firms in Frankfurt, Tokyo and New York, as well as for the EU litigation department of the German Government. He also taught German Law during a guest lectureship at the University of Helsinki. As a McCloy Fellow, Matthias completed a Master in Public Policy (MPP) at Harvard University, where  he also served as a Teaching Fellow for Economics.

Matthias studied law at the University of Mainz in Germany. In addition to his German law degrees, he also  obtained the French Maîtrise en Droit in Paris and was awarded the title of Magister Iuris for his dissertation on Comparative Law. Matthias is a member of the German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright law (GRUR) and of the European Legal Technology Association (ELTA). In addition to his mother tongue German, he is fluent in English and French.

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