Thorsten Klinger | Hamburg | Hogan Lovells

Thorsten Klinger

Counsel Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology


English, German

Klinger Thorsten

Thorsten Klinger
Klinger Thorsten
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Outstanding diligence and expertise in trademark law.

JUVE Handbook 2022/2023

Thorsten Klinger advises companies on trademark and competition law. With over 15 years of successful professional experience, he assists his clients in building and protecting their IP portfolio, from name clearance to enforcement. 

Thorsten is skilled in efficiently and proactively managing large IP portfolios. With his large team of trademark administrators and through the application of market-leading software, he is well prepared to establish, maintain and defend his clients' rights. Clients appreciate his practical and solution-oriented advisory and his ability to develop new approaches together with his clients, especially in complex disputes.

Thorsten advises clients from various industries, including telecommunications, technology, FinTech and pharmaceutical companies, as well as companies from the consumer sector, who share both innovative spirit, and high IP protection and enforcement requirements. Through his close networking with Hogan Lovells IP offices around the world, his clients benefit from one-stop management of their global portfolios.

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Outstanding diligence and expertise in trademark law.

JUVE Handbook 2022/2023

Representative experience

Trademark representation and advice for a large German pharmaceutical company.

Management of the trademark portfolio of a globally operating chemical company.

Management of the international trademark portfolio of a leading bicycle manufacturer and representation in all trademark matters.

Management of the global trademark portfolio and trademark advice of one of the world's leading telecommunications companies.


  • First State Exam in Law, Kiel University
  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Schleswig-Holstein
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)


Recommended lawyer for Intellectual Property: Trademarks and unfair competition

Legal 500 EMEA

Frequently recommended lawyer for trademark law

JUVE Handbook

Highly recommended lawyer for Trademarks in Germany

World IP Review, 2024