Dr. Thomas Volkmann-Schluck

Solicitor of counsel

About the person

For decades, Dr Volkmann-Schluck has been a valued expert in the field of intellectual property law, particularly patent and trademark law, product piracy, competition and food law and antitrust law. Dr Thomas Volkmann-Schluck has sound litigation experience. By virtue of his proven expertise, Dr Volkmann-Schluck was a lecturer at the University of Lüneburg for Intellectual property rights as well as examiner at the Joint Examination Office for the second state examination in Hamburg for a long time. He is also a member of the German Association for Industrial Property and Copyright (GRUR) and the Harvard Club Hamburg and Rhein-Main.

Why focusing on this subject?

Intellectual property (IP) is a highly complex matter that is always changing, which makes it even more challenging.

Other activities

  • German Association for Industrial Property and Copyright (GRUR)
  • Harvard Club Hamburg and Rhein-Main
  • Former lecturer at the University of Lüneburg for Industrial Property
  • Former examiner at the Joint Examination Office for the Second State Exam, Hamburg

CV

University1967–1972 Universities of Köln, Lausanne, Freiburg, graduation: first state examination in law
Legal clerkship1973–1975 Freiburg; graduation: second state examination in law
Doctorate1979; Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Heinz-Heinrich Jescheck, University of Freiburg
Study abroad1979–1980 Harvard Law School, graduation: LL.M.
Admission to the bar1980
Professional experience1973–1979 research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law
1985–2005 partner at the law firm Graf von Westphalen, Hamburg
2006–2008 partner at the law firm Dr. Pelka & Kollegen PNHR, Cologne / Hamburg
2008 foundation of the law firm Schrömbges + Partner, Hamburg
former lecturer on IP law at the University of Lüneburg
MembershipsGerman Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR); Food Federation Germany, Harvard Club Hamburg and Rhine-Main

Contact

Telephone:  +49 (40) 600989-0
Telefax:  +49 (40) 600989-89

Ballindamm 13
D-20095 Hamburg

thomas.volckmann-schluck@schroembges.net

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