Thomas Seifried

German Specialist Attorney in Intellectual Property Law, competition law, design law, trademark law

Are you looking for a specialist lawyer for intellectual property law?

The specialist lawyer for intellectual property rights ("Fachanwalt fuer gewerblichen Rechtsschutz") was introduced in 2006. A lawyer may only call themselves a "specialist lawyer for intellectual property law" if they have demonstrated special theoretical knowledge and particular practical experience in intellectual property law.


Knowledge of a specialist lawyer

The specialist lawyer must have acquired the theoretical knowledge in a specialist course. Only once they have completed the specialist lawyer course, passed the specialist examinations and demonstrated their special experience by submitting a list of the cases they have worked on will they be awarded the title of "specialist lawyer" by the Bar Association.


Specialist lawyer for intellectual property law

Attorney Thomas Seifried has over 20 years of experience in intellectual property law and has also been a specialist attorney for intellectual property law since 2007. He is the author of specialist books and has conducted many successful proceedings before courts and trademark offices.


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Attorney Thomas Seifried is the contact person for well-known media in matters of intellectual property law:


Thomas Seifried

German Intellectual Property Lawyer

Thomas Seifried was managing director of a textile and fashion industry association for the protection of industrial designs and models and is the author of the practical handbook on advertising law "Rechtssicher werben" published by XchangeIP Verlag. He is also co-author of the reference book "Schutzrechte und Rechtsschutz in der Textil- und Modeindustrie" published by dfv Mediengruppe. As a specialist lawyer for intellectual property rights ("Fachanwalt fuer gewerblichen Rechtsschutz"), he regularly speaks at trade fairs and events (Heimtextil, Digital Fashion Day, search-expo, marketing + services, TextilWirtschaft Sustainability Summit) on trademark and competition law issues relating to marketing and online and search engine advertising. He regularly writes articles for trade journals and gives interviews on trademark law, competition law and internet law, for example for the magazines "HORIZONT", "TextilWirtschaft" or on


Representation in and out of court

Warning letters, cease-and-desist declarations, contractual penalty claims, Litigation, in particular preliminary injunction proceedings


Trade mark law

Advice and representation in cases of trademark infringement, warning letters for trademark infringement, trademark applications and trademark searches


Competition law, advertising law and health product advertising law

Advice and representation in warning letters in competition law, misleading advertising and unfair business practices and in the law on the advertising of health products


Design law

Advice and representation in cases of infringement of designs and registration of designs


Copyright law

Advice and representation in cases of copyright infringement and infringement of photographic rights


Antitrust law

Advice and representation in antitrust law, in particular in antitrust supply claims