Dr iur Simon Klopschinski > Rospatt Osten Pross > Dusseldorf, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Rospatt Osten Pross
PO BOX 110935, 40509 DÜSSELDORF
Emanuel-Leutze-Straße 11

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Patents, Trade Marks, Designs, Copyrights, Unfair Competition, Pharmaceutical Regulatory, Product Liability.


Simon Klopschinski represents German and foreign companies in patent proceedings, trade mark and unfair competition disputes, copyright litigation and international commercial arbitration proceedings. In addition, he advises clients on contract matters. He works in close collaboration with patent attorneys and foreign attorneys. He has technical knowledge in the fields of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, engineering, software, chemistry and electrical engineering. In the course of disputes between research-based pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers of generic drugs he has acquired special expertise with regard to supplementary protection certificates as well as the marketing of pharmaceuticals in Germany and abroad. He has participated in international commercial arbitration cases from the time of the arbitral proceedings until the execution of the arbitral award. In matters of complex licensing and marketing contracts as well as research and development agreements he advises clients on all legally and economically relevant issues. Since working at the professional chair of Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Fezer during his law studies he has dealt with intellectual property law. His German-language PhD thesis on the protection of intellectual property under international investment agreements (Carl Heymanns Verlag 2011), supervised by Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Joseph Straus, received the Award of the Law Faculty of Ludwig Maximilian University Munic (2011) as well as the Max Planck Society’s Otto Hahn Medal for Junior Scientists (2012). In the renowned legal commentary “Münchner Gemeinschaftskommentar zum Europäischen Patentübereinkommen” he has commented on Articles 71 to 74 of the European Patent Convention (Carl Heymanns Verlag 2015). He has also published several articles in journals and book reviews on intellectual property law and international investment law.


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Universities of Konstanz and Cardiff; internship at the Karlsruhe Higher Regional Court; research associate at the Professorial Chair for Civil Law, Law of the Economic System, and Law of International Economic Relations at the University of Konstanz, Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Fezer; scholarship holder and research associate at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Munich, Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Joseph Straus, German Embassy Singapore; law firms in Düsseldorf, Cardiff and Munich.