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Judith Hesse



Portrait Judith Hesse - Attorney at law

Ms. Hesse is member of the Lawyers' Chamber for Munich and is therefore entitled by the virtue of law to represent clients before all local and regional courts in Germany, the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO) , the German Federal Patent Court (FPC), the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) as well as the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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Judith Hesse has been active in intellectual property law since 2010. She joined df-mp in 2015.

Judith Hesse advises national and international clients in intellectual property matters, especially in the field of trademark, design and unfair competition law.

A primary focus of her practice is on executing and prosecuting German, European and international trademark applications as well as administrative, especially opposition, appeal and nullity proceedings in the field of trademark law. Moreover, Judith Hesse has a broad experience in court and out-of-court proceedings in intellectual property matters.

Education and Professional Experience:

until 2008
Studies of Law at the Technical University of Dresden with subsequent legal clerkship in the OLG district of Dresden

2008 - 2010
International Studies in Intellectual Property Law (degree: LL.M.) at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom, and the Technical University of Dresden

since 2010
PhD project on a trademark subject at the chair of Prof. Dr. Horst-Peter Götting at the Technical University of Dresden

2010 - 2012
Research assistant at the Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition- and Media Law (IGEWeM), Technical University of Dresden

2010 - 2012
Independent attorney at law in the field of intellectual property law at esb Rechtsanwälte, Dresden, Rechtsanwaltskanzlei Riekert & Schmidtke, Dresden and Maiwald Patentanwalts GmbH, Munich

2012 - 2015
Associate in the field of intellectual property law in the law firm Bettinger Schneider Schramm, Munich, and later as Senior Associate at Eversheds Deutschland LLP

Since 2015
Attorney at law at df-mp

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Judith Hesse
Fünf Höfe
Theatinerstraße 16
80333 Munich
Phone: + 49 89 210 296 0
Fax:+ 49 89 210 296 33