Prof Dr Stefan Engels focuses on highly contentious matters and consults especially on Intellectual Property (ie copyright law, advertising and unfair competition law), media and freedom of expression law, broadcasting and internet law (media law) as well as data protection.

He primarily advises national and international trading companies, branded companies as well as companies within the media and communications sector, eg publishing houses, broadcasters, direct marketing and other media companies (for example agencies, online services) with respective contract issues, sales, marketing and advertising, title and product launches.

Stefan heads jointly with Thilo von Bodungen the German Intellectual Property and Technology group of DLA Piper.