Dr. Beatrix Kuhlmann

Senior Associate

Beatrix Kuhlmann advises and represents national and international clients in various fields of intellectual property law with a special focus on patent law. Her practice focuses on strategic advice and representation in complex national and cross-border patent infringement proceedings. Beatrix’ work covers various technical fields including telecommunications and information technology, electronics, mechanical engineering, medical devices and consumer goods. In addition, she has extensive knowledge in the field of copyright law.

Beatrix studied law at the University of Osnabrück with a focus on intellectual property law. Following her graduation, she worked as a research fellow at the University of Osnabrück’s Institute for Commercial and Business Law (department of Professor Dr. Hans-Jürgen Ahrens) and deepened her knowledge in the IP field. During this time she earned her Ph.D. with a thesis regarding copyright and the principle of exhaustion of multimedia works.

Throughout her legal clerkship in the district of the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf she further focused on IP law and especially patent law, working for an international law firm in Düsseldorf.

Beatrix is visiting lecturer for copyright law at the faculty of law of the University of Osnabrück.

    • Representing a market leader in the field of optics in patent and unfair competition litigation
    • Representing a major global chip manufacturer in numerous patent litigation cases
    • Representing a market leader in mobile telecommunications
    • Advice provided to a major German car manufacturer in relation to several patent law matters
    • Advice and representation of a leading international consumer goods manufacturer in patent infringement proceedings
    • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
    • Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
    • Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
    • Managing Intellectual Property – IP Stars (Patent, Germany)
      Rising Star 2022
      Rising Star 2021
      Rising Star 2020

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Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf (Law, 2017)

Dr. jur. University of Osnabrück (Ph.D., 2015)

1st State Exam Osnabrück (Law, 2010)

University of Osnabrück (Law, 2004)