Marc heads the intellectual property ("IP") and life sciences practises at Pinsent Masons in Germany. He has 15+ years of experience as a lawyer.
Marc advises on life sciences, healthcare, IT and other high-tech companies in connection with all types of non-contentious and contentious IP matters, including patent, trademark and unfair competition disputes and license as well as research and development agreements. He is an Expert Lawyer for Intellectual Property (Fachanwalt für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz), a protected title in Germany.
Marc's expertise extends to life sciences and healthcare regulatory, reimbursement, advertising, borderline, partnering and licensing as well as compliance matters.
He is heavily involved in IT law, including outsourcing, cloud computing, ebusiness, social media, e/mhealth and data protection projects.
Marc has a long-lasting experience with regard to China outbound and inbound projects.
He started his career at an international law firm in Duesseldorf, Germany. Prior to moving from Düsseldorf, where he had been active for about 14 years, to Munich in 2013, Marc was inter alia
- Vice Chairman of the Pre-examination Board (Vorprüfungsausschuss) for the Appointment of Expert Lawyers for Intellectual Property in the Circuit of the Düsseldorf Court of Appeal; and
- Lecturer at the Düsseldorf Heinrich Heine University for “Procedural Specialties in Intellectual Property Proceedings”.
After moving to Munich he became lecturer at the Munich Business School for “International Business Law”, including international IP law. Marc is also author of various legal handbooks and articles.
For many years, Marc has been listed as a recommended lawyer for intellectual property law by the “Juve Handbook on German Commercial Law Firms”. According to “Best Lawyers” Marc belongs to the best German lawyers for both intellectual property and healthcare law. The same is true with regard to the “Handelsblatt”, Germany’s leading business newspaper.