Simon advises national and international clients on all aspects of intellectual property protection, including competition and copyright law.
Simon is a member of the German Intellectual Property Practice Group. He has a particular focus on providing legal advice in national and international patent infringement litigation, invalidity matters and other areas of intellectual property law.
Before joining Bird & Bird in 2016, Simon worked in an international law firm in Munich, where he gained experience in advertising, IT, media, competition and copyright matters.
Simon studied law with a focus on economic law and absolved the Studies of European Law (Europajurist, Univ. Würzburg) at the University of Wuerzburg. There, he completed his PhD in 2015 in which he explored liability issues in the field of online marketing. He has also worked as a researcher in a private research institution, specialising in energy law.
During his legal traineeship, Simon worked for a well-known law firm in Stuttgart.