Simone Bötcher, LL.M. (UK)

Specialist Lawyer for Intellectual Property Rights

FIELD OF PRACTICE

Lawyer since 2006
Specialist lawyer for intellectual property rights since 2011

  • Conceptualisation and examination of marketing operations
  • Optimisation and defence of national & international property right portfolios
  • National & international trademark and design applications
  • Trademark, design and copyright infringement, product piracy and violation of competition rule prosecution
  • Defence against warnings/infringement claims
  • Advice on legal infringements within distribution structure/consumer warnings
  •  Consulting in know-how protection
  • Advice on pitch-related issues (exhibition stand construction, advertising and event agencies)
  • Litigation, in particular injunction proceedings

MEMBERSHIPS/COMMITMENTS

  • German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law (Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V., GRUR)
  • North German Association of Intellectual Property Lawyers (Norddeutscher Verband der Fachanwälte für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz e.V., NVFGR)
  • Hamburg Bar Association (Hamburgischer Anwaltverein, HAV)
  • German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltverein, DAV)
  • Regular lectures and seminars