Sebastian Engels advises clients in all aspects of trademark, copyright, and unfair competition law. He works with German and international clients to develop IP strategies both in Germany and abroad. As a special focus of his expertise he is advising and representing E-Commerce and IT-providers amongst others with regard to consumer protection regulations, transactional matters, data protection law, and domain name law. Sebastian Engels represents clients in all types of intellectual property disputes, including trademark, trade dress, copyright, and unfair competition matters.
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He has successfully handled cases throughout the litigation process before courts, the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (GPTO).
Sebastian Engels studied law at the University of Constance (Germany) and the University of Cork (Ireland), specializing in competition law and intellectual property. During his legal clerkship in Berlin he gained practical experience working for the competition department of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and a major German film production company. His doctoral thesis focused on the admissibility of territorial IP licensing within the European Single Market.
Since joining BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT in 2011, Sebastian Engels handles all aspects of intellectual property and unfair competition law.
He is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR).