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LGV Avvocati Studio Legale
VIA PRIVATA CESARE BATTISTI N.2
20122 MILAN
Italy

Work Department

Lead of German Department

Position

2019 to present: Partner; 2006 – 2018: Senior Associate

Career

Tankred Thiem graduated in Law from Konstanz University, in Germany, in 2004. He was admitted to the German Bar in 2006 and, in that same year, joined LGV, where he now assists Italian and foreign clients. He was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2010. He has extensive experience in the enforcement of exclusive rights and has successfully developed and conducted brand building strategies and programs for combating counterfeiting practices, including court proceedings, consultancy on the registration of trademarks, opposition proceedings and assistance in tradeshows in Italy and abroad. Tankred heads the German Department at LGV and is specialized in cross-border litigation and parallel proceedings in Germany, Austria and Italy; moreover, on account of his technical abilities, he also assists clients in patent proceedings in India. He also provides advice with regards to the redaction of commercial contracts and licenses, and has advised clients on privacy matters, compliance with administrative obligations, CE-labelling, labelling in general, as well as with the compliance of obligations pursuant to the REACH Regulation. Tankred assists multinational corporate rights-holders of well-known trademarks and designs operating in the fashion, chemistry and automotive sectors as well as clients active in the production of software and online tools. Tankred is a member of the administrative board of the Italian association of German lawyers (DeutscherAnwaltverein) and a member of various associations operating in the field of intellectual property.

Languages

German, Italian, English

Memberships

GRUR, EPLAW, INTA, VPP, DAV, DIJV

Education

2010: Admission to the Italian Bar 2006: Admission to the German Bar 2004-2006: Trainee at the Appeal Court Dusseldorf, Germany 2004: Law Degree at the University of Constance, Germany 2000-2001: University of Bologna, Italy 1998-2003: University of Constance, Germany