Thomas H. Schmitz

Thomas H. Schmitz

Thomas H. Schmitz, attorney since 1998, partner of the firm since 2008, advises German and international clients in various fields of Intellectual Property law, in particular trademarks and designs, unfair competition and copyrights. He is a highly experienced litigator with a focus on plagiarism and trademark infringement. He also advises on the development of his clients' advertising and marketing strategies as well as product development. He drafts and negotiates licences and cooperation agreements and advises on IP intensive transactions.

During his studies at the universities of Cologne and Lausanne he specialized in Intellectual Property law. He has focused further on this specialization in different law firms and as inhouse-counsel of a major telecommunications company. Furthermore, Thomas Schmitz is visiting lecturer at Hagen Law School.

[...] a partner focusing exclusively on trademarks and unfair competition was appointed at the beginning of 2008 in the form of Schmitz, who is driving practice growth. (JUVE GERMAN COMMERCIAL LAW FIRMS 2010)

 

Thomas H. Schmitz
(Partner)
 

Steinstrasse 20
40212 Düsseldorf

Tel. 0211 - 550 220
Fax 0211 - 550 22 550
thomas.schmitz@rokh-ip.com

Publications

Assistant

Focus:
unfair competition law
designs
trademarks
copyright law

Memberships:
AIDV, AIPPI, GRUR, INTA, IPO, MARQUES

Languages:
German, English, French

Admitted:
1998 Düsseldorf

Education:
1990 University of Cologne
1992/93 Université de Lausanne
1996 1st State Exam Cologne
1998 2nd State Exam Düsseldorf