Patrick Marré is a senior associate at K&L Gates and a member of the telecom, media and technology (TMT) practice group. He advises national and international clients on intellectual property/information technology law, including copyright, trademark, competition, and data protection law, as well as art law.
Patrick represents clients in complex litigation proceedings before German courts. He also consults on IP portfolio management and strategy. This includes negotiations with opposing parties, drafting of contracts as well as the enforcement of the client’s own rights. His clients range from private individuals to international corporations.
Patrick joined the firm in December 2017 after already having worked for the firm as a research assistant in the area of TMT during his legal clerkship. He completed his legal training in Berlin with a leading European business law firm in the field of media and copyright law. He also worked for the same European law firm in Alicante, Spain.
Before that, he obtained his German law degree at the Freie Universität Berlin. He obtained the THEMIS Certificate in International Business Law at the ESADE Law School in Barcelona and remains a member of both the THEMIS and the ESADE alumni network.
Patrick spent a voluntary social year at a workshop for people with disabilities in Vietnam, to which he continues to be a loyal supporter.
- “Removal of remediation area and failure to apply for a permit,” NZM 2016, p. 537, with Boris Strauch (German article)