Dr Burkhard Führmeyer advises national and international clients in all areas of intellectual property law. He focuses on trademark, design, copyright and unfair competition matters, primarily in the technology, life sciences, consumer goods, fashion and sports industries.

With longstanding experience as a litigator, Burkhard has achieved significant success litigating complex cases before the national courts, the GC and the CJEU and representing clients before the trademark and patent offices GTPO, EUIPO and WIPO. He also represents clients in custom seizures and cross-border proceedings. He has particular expertise in the development and enforcement of IP strategies.

Burkhard is also extensively engaged by clients for advice on both trade secret protection and strategic aspects of IP licensing. He has a long-standing track record advising multinational and global clients on all IP aspects of large cross-border M&A transactions.