Silke Freund, Rechtsanwältin bei BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT

Silke Freund

Attorney at Law (Germany)

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Pettenkoferstraße 22
80336 Munich
Germany

T +49 (89) 55 96 80
F +49 (89) 55 96 85 090

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    Silke Freund focuses on the contentious – sometimes cross-border – enforcement of trade marks or the defense against asserted infringement claims of third parties. She also supports clients in their worldwide trade mark portfolio management in the filing, assignment, and licencing of trade marks as well as opposition, appeal, and cancellation proceedings before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (GPTO) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

    In addition, she supports clients in their worldwide trademark portfolio management, in the application, transfer and licensing of trademarks as well as in opposition, appeal and cancellation proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

    Silke Freund also advises on the admissibility of marketing and advertising campaigns as well as on the litigious enforcement of and defense against claims based on the Unfair Competition Act (UWG) including its ancillary laws. In the area of copyright law, her main practice areas include the extrajudicial and contentious defense of copyrights, ancillary copyrights and rights of use. She is also regularly active in the area of the law of statements as well as word and image reporting, and there in particular with regard to aspects of the general right of personality.

    Silke Freund studied law at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn. She also completed additional training in information, telecommunications and media law at the Westphalian Wilhelms University in Münster.

    Before joining BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT in 2013, she had been working in renowned law firms and major international law firms specializing in media law, copyright law and trademark law in Munich since 2002.

    Silke Freund regularly lectures on media and trademark law topics and is co-author of the Handbuch des Persönlichkeitsrechts (ed.: Götting/Schertz/Seitz, C.H. Beck Verlag, 2008; 2nd ed. 2019).

    Silke Freund is a member of the Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES) and the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR).

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