Philip Schmitz
Associate

Contact

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+49 89 24 29 39 931

Widenmayerstraße 31
80538 Munich

Profile

Philip Schmitz is active in the areas of trademark, design, copyright and unfair competition law. He advises national and international clients and represents them in litigation proceedings. His focuses are the combatting of product piracy and advising on IP law in corporate transactions.

Philip Schmitz studied law at the University of Hamburg. After completing his legal clerkship at international law firms, a competition chamber of the Hamburg Regional Court and the Chamber of Foreign Trade in Hong Kong, he worked as a lawyer for Baker & McKenzie from 2015. He joined Lubberger Lehment in 2018.

Biography

seit 2018
Associate with Lubberger Lehment
2015–2018
Associate Rechtsanwalt at Baker & McKenzie in Munich
2013–2015
Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, with focus on intellectual property law
2013
Research assistant at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, Hamburg
2004–2012
Study of law at Universität Hamburg

Forums

  • GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)

Publications

  • Zur Einordnung von Autofelgen als Bauelemente nach der “Reparaturklausel” in der GGV
    Urteilsanmerkung zu EuGH, Urt. vom 20.12.2017 – C-397/16 und C-435/16
    GRUR 2018, 290 ff. (zusammen mit J. Druschel und P. Engert)
  • No tea for two? European Court of Justice confirms the essential function of an EU collective mark is not to distinguish goods according to geographical origin
    Urteilsanmerkung zu EuGH, Urt. v. 20.09.2017 – C-673/15 bis C-676/15
    EIPR 2018, 199 ff. (zusammen mit B. Clark und A. Zalewska)