Berlin/Munich, 13.12.2019 – Mixed law firm BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT is taking on two new partners as we head into the new year: Sebastian Engels and Silke Freund. Both lawyers specialise in the fields of copyright, media law and trademark law, and as partners they will strengthen the patent and legal teams at the firm’s Berlin and Munich offices.
Dr Sebastian Engels advises clients on all strategic matters pertaining to trademark, copyright and competition law. He focuses in particular on offering comprehensive legal advice and representation to e-commerce and IT providers, and additionally specialises in the area of domain law. He also assists in pursuing and defending cases involving violations of intellectual property and competition law.
Based at the Berlin offices of BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT, Engels will join Dr Andreas Dustmann and Dr Martin Schaefer as a new partner on the legal team, and Dr Ute Kilger and Dr Thomas Bittner on the patent attorney team. Sebastian Engels has been working at the Berlin offices of BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT since passing the bar in 2011.
Silke Freund also has extensive experience in the fields of trademark law, copyright, general personal rights and freedom of expression. In her work, she focuses mainly on the enforcement and defence of trademarks. Ms Freund also assists her clients with global trademark portfolio management and advises them on the legality of marketing and advertising campaigns. Other focal points include defence of copyright, intellectual property rights and rights of use. She also works regularly in the area of freedom of expression, as well as print and visual reporting with regard to general personal rights considerations.
The Attorney at Law will be appointed as a new partner at the Munich offices of BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT. Silke Freund has worked with a number of prominent partner firms and major international law firms since 2002, focusing on media, copyright and trademark law. She moved to BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT in 2013.
About BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT
With 25 patent attorney partners and 15 partners, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT is one of the largest law firms specialising in intellectual property in Germany. The firm has branches in Munich, Bremen, Berlin, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt as well as three international offices in Alicante, Paris and Shanghai. As a firm of around 90 patent attorneys and lawyers covering a broad spectrum of legal specialisms, clients are guaranteed effective, success-oriented advice that is not limited to the physical office locations.
Dr. Sebastian Engels
Attorney at Law
Attorney at Law