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Patrick Marré

Patrick Marré is a senior associate in the firm's IP litigation practice group and advises mainly in the areas of intellectual property law and art law. He advises national and international clients on intellectual property, information technology and media law, including copyright, trademark, competition, and general civil law. He focuses on the art and entertainment market. In addition to providing out-of-court legal consultancy, he also represents clients in court and arbitration proceedings.

Patrick has extensive experience in representing clients in complex court proceedings before German courts and international arbitration tribunals. He has been able to obtain groundbreaking and legally formative decisions across several instances. He also provides strategic advice on transactions and co-operations, particularly in the arts and media sector. His clients include internationally established artists, collectors, auction houses and galleries, whom he advises and supports in all aspects of their commercial activities, from the drafting and negotiation of contracts to the enforcement of rights.

Patrick joined the firm in December 2017 after already having worked for the firm as a research assistant during his legal clerkship (Referendariat). 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 (Erstes Staatsexamen) 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.

Patrick annually gives the lecture "Media Law" at the OTH Amberg-Weiden.

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