Björn Schürmann

Björn Schürmann

Björn Schürmann

Associate

Trademark, Designs and Copyright Law; Domain Law; Protection of Titles and other Signs; Utility Patent and Patent Law; Copyright and Media Law; Data Protection Law

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Education

  • Legal studies at the University of Osnabrück (1992 - 2000)
  • Practical part of legal training in Osnabrück and Berlin (2001 - 2003)

Professional Experience

  • 2003 - 2008 Attorney, HERTIN Anwaltssozietät, Berlin
  • 2008-2009 Attorney, Magdeburg
  • 2009-2012 Attorney, HERTIN Anwaltssozietät, Berlin
  • 2012-2015 Attorney, Becker Büttner Held, Berlin
  • since 2015 Attorney with Waldenberger Rechtsanwälte

Practice Areas

  • Trademark, Designs and Copyright Law
  • Domain Law, Protection of Titles and other Signs
  • Utility Patent and Patent Law
  • Competition and Media Law
  • Data Protection Law

Publications

  • Mangelnde Eintragungsfähigkeit der beschreibenden Begriffe „FairStrom“ und „FairGas“ – Anmerkung zu den Entscheidungen des BPatG, Beschlüsse vom 10.01.2012 – 33 W (pat) 556/10 und 33 W (pat) 557/10 („No registrability of the discribing Terms „FairStrom“ and „FairGas“ – Remarks on two decisions of the German Federal Patent Court), IR 2012, 136 f.
  • Ein Regenschirm im Shitstorm („An umbrella in social media shitstorms“), Energie & Management (E&M) 20/2013, 3 (with M. Vollmer)
  • Augen auf beim Vergleich („Beware with comparative advertising“), Energie & Management (E&M) 1-2/2015, 3 (with M. Vollmer)

Commitments

  • Member of Vereinigung für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR) - German Association for Intellectual Property Law and Copyright
  • Member of Erdmann & Rossi Club (historic automobiles)