Michael Zoebisch LL.M.

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Qualification and position

  • German Attorney-at-Law, admission to the bar in 2000
  • Certified Specialist Lawyer in IP law since 2006
  • Certified Specialist Lawyer in IT law since 2011
  • Member of the Committee of Experts of  Intellectual Property Law of the Munich Bar Association
  • Lecturer for media law at Pädagogische Hochschule Weingarten
  • Partner according the German Act on Partnership Companies

Specialisation

  • Protective rights: trademarks, utility models and patents
  • Unfair competition
  • Licensing and technology transfer
  • Copyright law
  • E-commerce and data protection
  • IP in corporate transactions
  • Litigation and arbitration

Languages

German, English, Portuguese

Biography

  • Law Studies at the Passau University and the Munich Ludwig-Maximilians-University
  • Mandatory Legal Preparatory Service in Munich and Lisbon
  • Masters Studies “IT Law” at the Oldenburg Carl von Ossietzky University
  • Practice with national and international law and patent firms, among others Taylor Wessing in Munich and Düsseldorf, TBK Patent in Munich

Memberships

  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • German Society for Law and Information Technology (DGRI)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Association of European Trademark Owners (MARQUES)
    (Member of the Cyberspace Team)
  • Union of European Practitioners in Intellectual Property (UNION)
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

Publications

  • “Technical rights in the digitalization of the economy – software patents in Europe and in the USA”, proceedings of the Annual Conference 2015 of the German Foundation of IT Law, Jürgen Taeger (pub.), p. 695
  • “How to localise the red flags – due diligence in IT-/IP-based companies”, Big Data & Co – New Challenges of IT Law, proceedings of the Annual Conference 2014 of the German Foundation of IT Law, Jürgen Taeger (pub.), p. 763
  • “Imagine that there are new domains and nobody requires them – the Trademark Clearing-House”, proceedings of the Annual Conference 2013 of the German Foundation of IT Law, Jürgen Taeger (pub.), p. 565
  • “The new case law of the German Supreme Court regarding the liability of the Administrative Contact of a domain and the claim to delete the domain”, proceedings of the Annual Conference 2012 of the German Foundatrion of IT Law, Jürgen Taeger (pub.), S. 211
  • “The claim for counterstatements on the internet”, ZUM 2011, p. 390
  • “The criminal liability for phishing according to trademark and copyright law”, MarkenR 2011, p. 1
  • “Emotional analysis by call-centers”, DuD 2011, p. 394
  • “Good mood, bad mood – emotional analysis by call-centers”, CallCenter Profi 2011, p. 49

Lecturing

  • Unified Patent Court: The Coming System Rules and Requirements 2019 in Milan, Italy “Jurisdictional Assessment of Validity and Infringement: Combined and Dual Systems (Bifurcation)
  • 2. International Confernce on IP in Moscow, Russia “Intellectual Property Protection on the Web”
  • MARQUES Spring Meeting 2018 in Malaga, Spain “Adapt or perish…?!  Tech challenges brand owners and IP professionals “
  • International Litigation Forum 2016 in Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan “Patent Litigation – Infringement and Nullity – with a special focus on: Germany”
  • Annual Conference 2015 of the German Foundation of IT Law in Göttingen: “Technical rights in the digitalization of the economy – software patents in Eruope and USA”
  • Annual Conference 2014 of the German Foundation of IT Law in Mainz: “How to localise the red flags – due diligence in IT-/IP-based companies”
  • INTA Annual Meeting 2014 in Hong Kong: “The new gTLDs – Legal rights protection opportunities and the Trademark Clearinghouse”
  • Conference of Certified Specialist Lawyers in IT 2013 in Munich: “Google AdWords Best Practice in the European Union”
  • Annual Conference 2013 of the German Foundation of IT Law in Berlin: “Imagine that there are new domains and nobody requires them – the Trademark Clearing-House”
  • Annual Conference 2012 of the German Foundation of IT Law in Wuppertal: “The new case law of the German Supreme Court regarding the liability of the Administrative Contact of a domain and the claim to delete the domain”
  • INTA Annual Meeting 2012 in Washington D.C.: “Collection of European-wide damages for CTM infringements within the European Union – reloaded one year later”
  • INTA Annual Meeting 2011 in San Francisco: “Collection of European-wide damages for CTM infringements within the European Union”