Dr Thilo von Bodungen focuses on national and international trade and distribution law and the drafting and negotiating of agreements for the operational business. His main industry focus is on industrials as well as on consumer goods and retail.

He advises companies on all stages of the value chain, from procurement and manufacturing to sales and distribution. His experience covers agreements for the purchase and sale, international contract and trade law, distribution law (distributor, commercial agent and franchising), standard agreements, transport and logistics, leasing, co-operation, joint venture and toll manufacturing agreements, service and maintenance agreements, outsourcing as well as product safety and product liability.

Thilo heads jointly with Stefan Engels the German Intellectual Property & Technology group of DLA Piper and he is Global Co-Chair of the Commercial Contracts Group.