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Dr. Michael Kummermehr

Lawyer | Partner
Solicitor (England & Wales)

Technology

Intellectual Property

Litigation

T +49 30 88 060 910
F +49 30 88 060 919

Areas of expertise

 
 

IT/Technology Media, Telecoms

IP, Trademark and Competition Law

Commercial and Distribution Law

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Languages

 
 

German

English

References

 
 

Ongoing trademark advice for Germany’s leading Digital Industry Trade Association

Ongoing litigation, trademark, competition and copyright advice for leading international software vendors

Advice for overseas SaaS-providers in connection with cross-border data protection and privacy issues

Strategic and legal advice for the management of celebrities

Conducting arbitration procedures (DIS, CEAC) in connection with technology law disputes

Participation in the drafting committee creating the legal concept of Germany‘s nationwide bottle deposit systems

Advising non-profit CONRAD (Contraception Research and Development) regarding the licensing of IPR relating to Tenovofir in development countries in Africa

Rankings

 
 

JUVE Directory 2017/2018 “Frequently recommended counsel”

JUVE Directory 2016/2017 “Frequently recommended counsel”

JUVE Directory 2015/2016 “Frequently recommended counsel”

Legal 500, 2016 “Recommended counsel, Berlin”

JUVE Directory 2014/2015 “Frequently recommended counsel”

Legal 500, 2015 “Recommended counsel, Berlin”

JUVE Directory 2013/2014 “Frequently recommended counsel”

JUVE Directory 2012/2013 “Frequently recommended counsel”

JUVE Directory 2011/2012 “Frequently recommended counsel”

Professional background and education

 

Since 2017

Hyazinth LLP, Partner

2008–2016

Wegnerpartner, Partner

2007–2008

Yahoo! Europe, Ltd., London, Legal Counsel

2005–2007

WilmerHale Berlin, Washington D.C., Counsel

2001–2005

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Berlin, Associate

2003

University of Bonn, Dr. jur.

2000–2001

University of Bonn, postgrad legal studies

1999–2001

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

1997–1999

OLG Zweibrücken (Pfalz), Referendarexamen (German equivalent to LL.B.)

1993–1994

University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, European Law and Languages

1991–1997

University of Mannheim, Legal studies

Published works (selection)

 
 

IT-Recht in: FormularBibliothek Vertragsgestaltung, Dombek/Kroiß (Hrsg.), 3. Auflage, Nomos Verlag Baden-Baden, 2017 (im Erscheinen)

IT-Recht in: FormularBibliothek Zivilprozess (co-authored with Pauline Blank and Dr. Martin Diesbach)

Remark to Hanseatisches OLG Hamburg: Press Archives NJ 2015, p. 474 (co-authored with Christof Peter)

Co-author of “Urhebervertragsrecht” (Contractual copyright law), published by Prof. Dr. Christian Berger and Prof. Dr. Sebastian Wündisch, LL.M.; Baden-Baden, second edition 2015

“Presseveröffentlichungen von SMS” (Press releases of electronic text messages) in: ZUM 2014, 116 (co-authored with Christof Peter)

Co-author of Umweltverträglicher Konsum durch rechtliche Steuerung (Sustainable consume by legal governance) Documentation of the symposium at Landesvertretung Sachsen-Anhalt in Berlin on November 27, 2012

Rezension, „Nordemann: Wettbewerbs- und Markenrecht“ NJ 2012, 513

„IT-Law“in: FormularBibliothek Vertragsgestaltung, Dombek/Kroiß (Editor), second edition, Nomos Verlag Baden-Baden, 2012

“Zur englischen Sprache vor deutschen Gerichten” (English language before German courts) Neue Justiz, May 2011

“IT-Law” in: FormularBibliothek Zivilprozess, Kroiß (Editor), second edition, Nomos Verlag Baden-Baden, 2010

Anmerkung zu BGH, Urteil vom 22. Januar 2009I ZR 30/07 – Beta Layout, ZUM 2009, p. 565

„IT-Recht“in: FormularBibliothek Vertragsgestaltung, Dombek/Kroiß (Editors), Nomos Verlag Baden-Baden, 2007

„BGH zur Verlinkung von Online AGB“ IT-Business.net, 9/2006“BGH zur Verlinkung von Online AGB” IT-Business.net, 9/2006

“Dutch Court Upholds Creative Commons License” in Global Intellectual Property Asset Management Report Vol. 8 No. 5, 2006

„EDV-Recht“in: FormularBibliothek Prozessführung, Kroiß (Hrsg.), Nomos Verlag Baden-Baden, 2005

„Umweltökonomie zwischen Recht und Politik“ co-editor, Nomos Verlag Baden-Baden, 2004

Memberships

 
 

The Law Society of England and Wales

Dispute Resolution Board, GreenTec Awards

Jury GreenTecAwards

Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik

International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)