Stefan Hennigs joined HARTE-BAVENDAMM Rechtsanwälte in 2014. His main areas of expertise are trademark and unfair competition law.
He advises and represents clients in particular when applying for German, European and international trademarks, in opposition proceedings before the German PTO as well as the EUIPO, and in court proceedings as well as out-of-court disputes in the areas of trademark and unfair competition law.
Stefan pursued legal and complementary economics studies at the University of Bayreuth. During his legal traineeship at the Higher District Court of Celle, he clerked, amongst others, at the District Court of Hannover and in the IP department of an international law firm in Hamburg.
After his Second State Exam he worked as a research associate for Prof. Dr. Axel Metzger, LL.M. (Harvard) at the University of Hannover for two years while writing his Ph.D. thesis. Subsequently, Stefan pursued graduate legal studies at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and obtained an LL.M. degree in Intellectual Property Law.
Stefan is a lecturer at the University of Hannover and a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR) as well as the German Bar Association (DAV). He speaks German and English.