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Dr. Christian Meyer



Certified IP Lawyer

Representative before the UPC

Christian Meyer represents domestic and international clients from a broad range of industries. While the bulk of his work concerns validity and infringement litigation issues, his expertise extends to all areas of intellectual property and competition law with a particular emphasis on infringement proceedings relating to patents and utility models as well as trademarks and designs. He advises on employee invention law, pharmaceutical law, enforcement of standard essential patents (SEPs), product piracy as well as on drafting and execution of all types of contracts pertaining to IP rights.

Christian Meyer is an IP specialist and regularly publishes and lectures on intellectual property issues. He also teaches patent law at the University of Marburg.

since 2022
Partner at Maiwald
since 2018
Attorney-at-law at Maiwald
2013 - 2018
Attorney-at-law at an IP law firm
2012 - 2013
Assessor and attorney-at-law in the field of litigation & dispute resolution at a major international law firm

Admitted to practice before the UPC
since 2015
Certified specialist for Intellectual Property Rights
Admitted to the bar
Trainee lawyer in Düsseldorf and Munich
Doctoral degree in the field of competition law from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Studied law at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Apprenticeship as a banker

  • In and out of court representation, particularly in relation to enforcement and defense of IP rights
  • Coordination of and representation in interim relief proceedings
  • Advice on IP enforcement and defense strategies
  • Evaluation of prospective outcomes and suitable courses of action on all aspects of IP protection
  • Advice on employee invention law
  • Advice on and conduct of contract negotiations and contract drafting
  • Coordinating and supervising due diligence proceedings and freedom-to-operate analyses

  • MIP IP Stars - Rising Star 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Recommended in Legal 500 Deutschland 2018

  • Bar Association
  • LES
  • GRUR

  • German
  • English