Ashurst grows German disputes practice with IP partner in Munich

Global law firm Ashurst is strengthening its IP practice in Germany with the appointment of partner Roman Brtka, who will join Ashurst’s Munich office, in the latest expansion of the firm’s Digital Economy and Dispute Resolution practices in Germany.

Roman Brtka advises German and international clients on trade mark, design, competition and copyright law and regularly appears for clients before courts and authorities in Germany and the EU. He advises on all aspects of IP law with his clients spanning a wide range of sectors including automotive, telecommunications, media and sports. He has particular experience in advising on market entries in the EU and marketing campaigns (e.g. ESG, green advertising and labelling).

“I am delighted to welcome Roman to Ashurst”, said Tom Connor, co-head of the Disputes, Investigations and Advisory Division. “We are committed to investing in our Disputes & Investigations practice and we are very pleased to add Roman’s experience as an IP expert into the team.”

Anne Grewlich and Tobias Krug, Co-Managing Partners of Ashurst in Germany, commented: “We are very pleased to further expand the Digital Economy and Dispute Resolution practices in Germany with Roman. He brings with him extensive experience in advising on trademark, design, competition and copyright law and will thus expand offering extensively.”

Roman Brtka added: “Ashurst’s strong position in tech, data law and the digital economy makes the firm an ideal and attractive base for my future work. I am convinced that Ashurst’s holistic approach offers commercial companies significant added value. I look forward to working with the team in this dynamic and growing law firm.”

Roman Brtka’s appointment is the latest strategic addition to Ashurst Germany and follows the recent appointment of corporate partners Marina Arntzen and Stefan Bruder.

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