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Anthonia Ghalamkarizadeh is a curious and innovative litigator, always looking beyond and thinking ahead. She puts these qualities to work for her IPMT clients across the globe when she advises them on their global IP enforcement, brand strategy and online enforcement, as well as on the liability regimes for internet service providers in the EU. Anthonia co-heads our gaming and esports practice and she is always ready to apply the rules of the game innovatively to achieve best outcomes for her clients.
Anthonia advises her clients, online service providers and owners of famous brands, on all aspects of provider liability, trademark law and unfair competition. Anthonia's client base is strongly centered on internet services and software, consumer electronics and entertainment. She advises leading online service providers on EU provider liability regimes, with a focus on Digital Services Act implementation and compliance. Anthonia also has extensive experience in global brand enforcement strategy and litigation. The integrated cross-border and online enforcement of her clients' IP rights is a focus of her practice and she develops and coordinates several cross-border enforcement programs for well-known brands. Anthonia advises her clients on all steps of the way in the enforcement of their IP rights against imitations, scams, misleading and false advertising and other forms of misuse.
Anthonia is keenly curious and constantly explores the legal implications of current market trends and realities such as esports, ad-blocking, and the effective protection against online scams. She is strongly engaged in the firm's legal tech initiatives, and always looks for innovative ways to improve client advice, team work and collaboration. To that end, Anthonia develops custom-built client platforms tailored to her clients' individual needs on the basis of the firm's Collaborate and Engage Premium offerings.
Strategic advice and litigation on provider liability, unfair competition and IP rights for leading online platforms, including marketplaces, social media, booking sites, gaming and fintech.
Advising several large and very large online platforms on their EU Digital Services Act (DSA) implementation strategy and compliance.
Advising gaming companies on their online regulatory compliance, including provider liability, safeguarding of minors, content moderation and transparency and reporting obligations.
Advising a leading online payment service on ongoing trademark matters and strategy in Germany.
Developing and overseeing tailored cross-border enforcement and customs programs for several technology and software clients.
Years of experience as lead outside counsel managing Mozilla's global brand enforcement and strategy for its famous open source browser software Firefox and other Mozilla brands.
Representing Mozilla in a high profile criminal trial for fraudulent selling of software licenses, resulting in prison sentences and award of damages to Mozilla.
- M.Jur., University of Oxford, 2004
- BA (Hons) Law, University of Berlin, 2003
- B.A. in Law (Jurisprudence), University of Passau, 2001
- BA in International Law, King's College London, 1997
- FSFE European Legal Network
- INTA Anticounterfeiting Committee