Robert Grohmann

Robert Grohmann

Education

University of Potsdam (First State Exam, 2012)
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University (LL.M., 2013)
Berlin Supreme Court (Second State Exam, 2015)

Bar Admissions

Germany
New York

Deutsche Version

Robert Grohmann is an associate at Morrison & Foerster’s German office in Berlin. As a member of the technology transactions group, he focuses on advising domestic and foreign companies and startups in all areas of technology and IP law, including patent and software licensing, employee inventions law, as well as know-how protection. Moreover, Mr. Grohmann’s expertise encompasses the judicial and extra-judicial representation in matters of trademark law, design law, and competition law.

Mr. Grohmann specialized in intellectual property law during his studies and gained extensive experience at a number of renowned German IP law firms as well as in the licensing department of a leading media company.

Mr. Grohmann earned his LL.M. with emphasis on industrial property protection at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, and passed the New York Bar Exam. Before joining Morrison & Foerster, he worked as an associate at a well-known German law firm of attorneys and patent attorneys in Munich.

Representative Matters

  • Advice to a German media company establishing an international joint venture in the field of online streaming services on the drafting and negotiating of complex licensing agreements.
  • Advice on IP aspects relative to the sale of part of a German mid-sized company in the field of life sciences, as well as drafting of the respective contractual clauses.
  • Representation in trademark, copyright, and competition law matters before the ordinary courts, the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA), the Federal Patent Court (BPatG), and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

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