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Thomas Schachl, LL.M.
Thomas Schachl, LL.M., is partner at WRST. He is a certified IP-Lawyer with a special focus on the enforcement and defense of industrial property rights.

Legal Training
After studying law in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Thomas Schachl obtained his Master in International Intellectual Property Law at the University of Exeter/UK and Dresden/Germany focussing on international and national aspects of patent and trademark law. For more than 5 years, Thomas Schachl practiced as an attorney-at-law at a leading German law firm specialized in patent infringement and patent nullity proceedings. There he focussed on patent infringement proceedings, employee invention law, licence agreements and damages.

Intellectual Property Expertise
Specialised in conducting trials as well as counselling of clients,
especially in the field of patent law, utility model law, employee invention
law andin technology-related unfair competition matters. The main focus is
conducting patent infringement proceedings before German courts as well
as strategic counselling and coordination of international pending parallel
patent infringement and nullity proceedings. Thomas Schachl advices on
the enforcement of damages claims for infringement of intellectual
property rights. He is further experienced in invention entitlement matters,
negotiation and drafting of license, settlement and confidentiality
agreements as well as border seizures and measures in relation to trade
fair matters.

• German
• English

Attorney-at-Law (Germany)

• Attorneys' Bar Munich (RAK)
• German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
• Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
• International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
• European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW)
• Licensing Executives Society (LES)

• Case review: Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht) Karlsruhe: Zum
Maßstab der summarischen Prüfung des Vollstreckungsschutzes im
Berufungsverfahren nach §§ 719, 707 ZPO, GRUR-Prax 2015, 23
• Case review, District Court (Landgericht) Düsseldorf:
Vorlage zum EuGH zum Zwangslizenzeinwand bei Industriestandards,
GRUR-Prax 2013, 162
• Case review, European Court of Justice (EUGH):
Erlass von "Cross-Border"-Verfügung trotz ausschließlicher
Gerichtszuständigkeit, GRUR-Prax 2012, 395
• LG München I macht Lizenzanalogie attraktiver, GRUR-Prax 2011, 341
• Duty to disclose, Patent World, Issue 189, February 2007, pp. 23-25

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Thomas Schachl, LL.M.

Tel. +49 (0)89-2102320
Fax +49 (0)89-21949408

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