Kay N. Kasper

Kay N. Kasper

Kay N. Kasper, attorney since 2002, partner of the firm since 2006, acts primarily in patent litigation. A special focus is placed on the coordination of proceedings abroad as well as on preparatory strategic consulting of such multi-national conflicts. Furthermore, he intensively advises clients in arbitration proceedings and license issues related to technical intellectual property rights and design patents. Kay Kasper has gained considerable experience in areas such as telecommunications, information technology and medical devices as well as the fields of mechanics, automotive and coating and packaging technologies. Litigating standard-essential patents is one the areas in which he gained specific experience. 

Since the beginning of his studies in 1994 he has been specializing in intellectual property law, especially patent law. During his studies he received practical training with the German Patent and Trademark Office as well as various German and U.S. patent attorney and law firms in Frankfurt, Munich and New York. During his legal clerkship at the Regional Court of Frankfurt, he worked for a chamber specialized in copyright and trademarks.

From 2004 to 2007, he taught German, European and U.S. patent law at the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt. From 2008 to 2010, Kay Kasper was visiting lecturer for patent and utility model law at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main. Since then, he has been lecturer on International Business & Tax Law on the Masters program at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. Furthermore, he is visiting lecturer at Hagen Law School.


"... Kay Kasper 'understands clients' needs and works hand in hand' with them ..." (THE LEGAL 500 EMEA 2012)

"Unfailingly helpful and business-minded Kay Kasper doesn't let anything get past him in court" (IAM Patent 1000 2012)

Recommended lawyer; "outstanding performance", competitor (JUVE GERMAN COMMERCIAL LAW FIRMS 2012)

"[...] is well regarded, as is telecommunications lawyer Kay Kasper" (CHAMBERS EUROPE 2011)

"Experienced litigator". (THE LEGAL 500 EMEA 2010, THE LEGAL 500 US SPECIAL EDITION)

 

Kay N. Kasper
(Partner)

Steinstrasse 20
40212 Düsseldorf

Tel. 0211 - 550 220
Fax 0211 - 550 22 550
kay.kasper@rokh-ip.com

Publications

Assistant

Focus:
patent law
employee's invention law
designs
copyright law

Memberships:
AIPLA, AIPPI, GRUR, IPO, LES, VPP

Languages:
German, English, Danish

Admitted:
2002 Frankfurt

Education:
1994 University of Frankfurt
1996 Keele University
1999 1st State Exam Frankfurt
2002 2nd State Exam Frankfurt