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Christian Stoll, LL.M. (Notre Dame)


Christian Stoll, LL.M. (Notre Dame)

Christian focuses on patent and trademark law, technology transfer and licensing law. His work includes representation in IP infringement proceedings concerning patents, know-how, trademarks and designs as well as in licensing matters before all German courts, the German Patent Office, European Patent Office and the Federal Patent Court. He frequently advises on and negotiates IP license agreements, research and development agreements, IP contracts in connection with commercial transactions, technology transfer agreements and co-operation agreements. His practice also includes legal and IP strategic advice relative to the development and market introduction of new products, including freedom-to-operate analyses and the acquisition and structuring of the necessary licenses.

Christian advises and represents, inter alia, multiple international companies in the fields of telecommunications, engineering, semiconductors, and medical devices in patent infringement disputes and licensing matters. Christian teaches patent law and licensing law at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg.

Representative Experience

Representation of a global medical device manufacturer in multiple patent infringement and opposition proceedings.

Representing an international manufacturer of pick and place machines in multiple infringement and nullity proceedings before the German courts.

Advising on the IP transfer rules in connection with the establishment of the Primetals joint venture between Siemens and Mitsubishi.

Advising Deutsche Telekom on the IP transfer and licensing provisions in connection with the sale of the T-Online portal business.

Representing an international aircraft equipment supplier in patent infringement proceedings and nullity proceedings relating to aircraft power supply systems.

Advising on the IP transfer and licensing provisions in the joint venture between Bosch and Danfoss in the field of compressor technology.

Representation of international manufacturers of medical devices in patent infringement proceedings relating to x-ray devices and the standard testing procedures for x-ray devices.

Representing Hollister in multiple patent infringement, preliminary injunction and opposition proceedings relating to urinary catheters, including achievement of landmark decision on the standards for the grant of preliminary injunctions in the German court.

Education and admissions


  • LL.M., University of Notre Dame, 2001
  • First State Exam in Law, Hamburg, 1998


  • GRUR
  • VPP

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