Julian F. Wachinger LL.M.

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Qualification and position

  • German Attorney-at-Law, admission to the bar in 2003
  • Partner according the German Act on Partnership Companies


  • Protective rights: trademarks, designs, utility models and patents
  • Unfair competition
  • Licensing and technology transfer
  • Domain names and Internet
  • Copyright law
  • Strategic consulting and portfolio management
  • Litigation and arbitration


German, English, Italian


  • Law Studies at the Munich Ludwig-Maximilians-University
  • Scientific assistant at the Institute for German Law Research in Tokyo
  • Mandatory Legal Preparatory Service in Munich
  • Masters Studies “European Law” at the Universities of Innsbruck and Passau
  • Practice with national and international law and patent firms, among others Ochanomizu Law & Patent in Tokyo, TBK Patent in Munich


  • European Law Society
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA)
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES)
  • German-Japanese Lawyers Association
  • German-Brazilian Lawyers Association
  • Roppongi Bar Association in Tokyo
  • The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA) in London
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)


  • “Market monitoring duties of the rights owners in trademark law”, MarkenR 2011, p. 281
  • “The discriminating awarding and attribution of national monopolised institutions for the registration of internet domain names within the European Union”, European Law Society Publications, 2006
  • “Community Design at the European Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market – different aspects of the protective scope compared with Japan”, honorary publication for Prof. Dr. Toichiro Kigawa, 2005
  • Comments on the decision of the Munich Court of Appeals: “Fees of patent attorneys”, MarkenR 2004, p. 78


  • Midwest IP Summit 2012 in Indianapolis: “IP enforcement in Europe”
  • Lecture at a company in 2011 in Munich: “Software patenting”
  • Lecture at the Korean Patent Attorneys Association in 2009 in Seoul: “Forfeiture and market monitoring duties of the trademark owner”