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Name: Pattloch, Thomas

Firm: Taylor Wessing

Location: Munich, Germany

Email: t [dot] pattlochattaylorwessing [dot] com (t[dot]pattloch[at]taylorwessing[dot]com)




Thomas Pattloch specialises in industrial property rights and technology transfer with a particular focus on China. He provides comprehensive assistance and advice with regard to all aspects of Chinese industrial property law, covering inter alia strategic establishment of industrial and intellectual property rights in China, enforcement of rights and assisting clients in particularly sensitive fields of technology, competition-related aspects of license agreements, drafting of software and technology license agreements, designing R&D projects as well as IP transactions. His remit also comprises assistance in fighting product piracy in China and Asia. Thomas went to law school in Munich. Afterwards, he did his doctorate at the University of Passau, with a thesis on Chinese IP rights, and was a research assistant with the Asia department of the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Law. After obtaining his doctorate degree, he practised law in Shanghai. Before joining Taylor Wessing he was the European Commission's IP Officer in Beijing, China.