Partner / Frankfurt, Brussels
Certified Specialist Attorney in Intellectual Property Rights, Competition and Anti-Trust Law ("Fachanwalt für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz")
Thorsten studied Law and Business at the University of Bayreuth. In between completion of his studies and commencement of his legal clerkship Thorsten was working as a research assistant at the professorial chair for Civil Law and the History of Law of the University of Bayreuth. He earned his doctorate with a dissertation on the legal history of the different forms of action in the exercise of public power during the 18th and 19th century. After completion of his Second Legal State Examination he started his career at the Frankfurt office.
Always think three moves ahead, so you keep ahead of the game.
Dr. Thorsten Lieb advises brand owners as well as companies active in the IT industry and the telecommunications sector on matters concerning trademark law and competition law. In this context, monitoring and managing extensive trademark portfolios is a focus of his activities.
Furthermore, he represents his clients’ interests in and out of court regarding the enforcement of their trademark rights as well as in association with marketing measures. Dr. Thorsten Lieb also advises and represents PR agencies and consulting companies regarding the organization of comparative performance tests and the introduction and marketing of the label issued based on the test results.
Dr. Thorsten Lieb has many years of experience representing clients in legal disputes involving domain names in Germany as well as in arbitration proceedings before the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization).
In addition, he advises and represents clients in the healthcare industry (including manufacturers of nutritional supplements, providers of healthcare related information) in matters concerning the advertising of medicines and the identification of medical devices and medicinal products. Dr. Lieb also represents companies active in the textile industry in issues related to mandatory labelling requirements.
German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and Copyright Law e. V. (GRUR), Federal Association Digital Business (BVDW), Marketing Club Frankfurt (Mitglied im Deutschen Marketing Verband), Liberaler Mittelstand Hessen e.V., Vereinigung Liberaler Juristen in Hessen e.V.