German Patent Attorney (DE)
Andrea Merz is an Attorney at Law and Partner of Schweiger & Partners.Andrea has extensive experience in the field of intellectual property, particularly in trademarks and designs. Since 2002 she advocates and represents mostly mid tier companies in trademark matters. She supports her clients with the development of prosecution strategies and building trademark portfolios.
For instance, Andrea represents the interests of her clients in application proceedings, objections proceedings and nullity proceedings before the German and European trademark offices and courts such as the DPMA, the BPatG, the EUIPO, the EuG and the EuGH, and before the WIPO.Further, Andrea has extensive litigation expertise before the German civil courts, in both trademark and patent infringement cases and in preliminary court injunctions relating to trademark infringement and unfair competition cases.Andrea has studied law in the renowned Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. She is admitted to the bar since 2000.
Andrea is proficient in German, English and Italian.