National and international clients trust Thiemo Woertge's advice in corporate transactions, when negotiating and drafting contracts, with regulatory issues and in proceedings before German and European courts. A special focus of Thiemo's practice lies in advising clients with patent-related and competition law issues, especially in sectors where intellectual property rights and technologies are of particular importance, e.g. telecoms/IT and medical products/biotech, as well as automotive and environmental technologies. He advises clients on various forms of co-operation such as distribution, agent or long-term supply contracts, joint ventures, research and development or technology and licensing agreements. A further focus of Thiemo's practice is representation in proceedings relating to competition, patent and unfair competition law, especially patent infringement and cartel damages proceedings.
Before joining Hogan Lovells as an associate, Thiemo worked for international law firms in Brussels and Berlin, and spent a couple of months in the Hogan Lovells office in London. He studied Law at the University of Heidelberg and the Humboldt University of Berlin and spent a year abroad at the University of Leiden (NL). Alongside his legal education he obtained a Diplom of Economics from the University of Heidelberg, specializing in market regulation, competition law and institutional economics. Thiemo trained as a lawyer at the Higher Regional Court of Berlin (Kammergericht) with placements including the German Federal Ministry of Finance and the District Court of Berlin.