Martin Wirtz works in all fields of intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis on trade mark, competition, and copyright law, including litigation. A further focus of his work is patent infringement proceedings. His clients include large and medium-sized firms as well as international companies and associations from a wide variety of different areas.
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Martin Wirtz studied law at the University of Passau, the University of Freiburg, the University of Cologne, and at Queens' College, Cambridge (Diploma in Legal Studies Degree). He obtained his doctorate with a comparative study of the control on collecting societies.
The JUVE Handbook 2019/2020 lists him once more amongst the particularly recommended attorneys in the category “trade mark and competition law.”
Martin Wirtz regularly publishes articles dealing with trade mark and copyright law as well as competition law. Amongst others, he periodically writes articles for the Notices of German Patent Attorneys and is co-author of the Practice Handbook of Intellectual Property on the Internet (Beck Juristischer Verlag) as well as of the Commentary, Götting/Nordemann on the Law Against Unfair Competition. Since the winter semester of 2007, he has lectured on intellectual property law at the University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden.
He is co-author of the renowned copyright reference work Fromm/Nordemann: Copyright Law (from 11th edition).