Dr. Kai Schmidt-Hern
Partner

Contact

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+49 30 88 03 35 42

Meinekestrasse 4
10719 Berlin

Profile

Kai Schmidt-Hern is active in trademark, unfair competition and copyright law with a focus on the media industry, the luxury goods industry and advising start-ups. He continuously litigates in these areas, including fundamental proceedings to the highest level, and accompanies IP-related transactions.

Kai Schmidt-Hern is a partner of the firm. He studied law in Freiburg, Geneva and London and began his career with Linklaters in 2002. He joined Lubberger Lehment in 2005 and became a partner in 2008.

Kai Schmidt-Hern is a certified lawyer for copyright and media law (Fachanwalt für Urheber- und Medienrecht). The JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms regularly recommends him in the field of IP.

Biography

Since 2008
Partner of Lubberger Lehment Certified lawyer for copyright and media law
2005
Rechtsanwalt with Lubberger Lehment
2002–2005
Rechtsanwalt with Linklaters Oppenhoff & Rädler
2001
Doctorate at the Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg i.Br.
1999–2001
Trainee lawyer in Berlin mit focus on media law/intellectual property law
1997–1998
Graduate course at University College London (LL.M.)
1992–1997
Degree programme at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg i.Br. and the Université de Genève, Genf

Teaching Position

  • Teaching assignment at the Humboldt University Berlin for copyright and media law
  • Mentor für Intellectual Property at the Startup-Inkubator HUBRAUM of the Deutsche Telekom
  • Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law at the Wolter Kluwer Fachseminaren (until 2016)

Publications

  • Schmidt-Hern/Endell, Unternehmenskennzeichen als „Supermarke“ für den Handel?
    GRUR-Prax 2013, 75
  • Archive öffnen oder wieder schließen? § 137l UrhG und Art. 14 GG
    ZUM 2008, 927
  • Der Titel, der Urheber, das Werk und seine Schutzfrist – zum BGH-Urteil ‚Winnetous Rückkehr‘
    ZUM 2003, 462
  • Die Fortsetzung von urheberrechtlich geschützten Werken (Diss.), Nomos 2001

»Very good in IP and copyright.«Juve

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