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STEPHAN HOEFS

Associate, Trade Mark Attorney
Trade Marks

Munich

Stephan is a German attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt) and a member of our trademark team. He is also author of several publications on trademark law. He advises clients in all matters of EU and German trademark law and represents them in particular before the Court of the European Union, the European Union Intellectual Property Office and the German Patent and Trademark Office.

Areas of Expertise

  • Trade mark searching
  • International filing and enforcement strategies
  • Opposition and cancellation proceedings before the EUIPO and the DPMA
  • Negotiations

Clients

Stephan works with a range of clients, particularly those in the fashion, gaming and automotive sector.

Background

Stephan studied law at the European University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany. He completed his legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf and worked four years for a renowned Munich hard and soft IP boutique before joining Mewburn Ellis in 2021.