Tim advises his clients on technical protection rights, such as patents, registered designs, as well as on matters of competition law. His clients include technology companies in the areas of life sciences, telecommunications, and media. He provides legal advice for R&D projects, cooperation agreements, license contracts, and technology transfer agreements. In addition, Tim represents his clients in litigation, primarily in patent infringement and competition law proceedings. Another focus of his practice is on the area of employee invention law.
As a trained commercial mediator, he supports his clients in mediation proceedings and is regularly called upon as a commercial mediator.
Tim advises a series of medical device and biotechnology companies on designing and negotiating product development agreements. He advised technology platforms or consumer-orientated devices, such as set-top boxes, for many years. He has also advised service providers on the area of processing transmission signals. Tim has managed numerous liability cases for his clients in connection with complex technical issues, both in the course of in-court and out-of-court disputes.
He studied in Würzburg and obtained a doctorate there in the area of intellectual property. He qualified as a lawyer in 1996. Tim worked for an international law firm in New York in 2000/2001 and joined Osborne Clarke in 2005.He is the author of several legal publications and also lectures on a regular basis.