Dr. Marie Gessat


Marie Gessat advises and represents clients in various fields of intellectual property law. The focus of her work is on advising and representing clients in national and cross-border patent infringement proceedings in various technical fields.

Marie studied law at the University of Osnabrück with a focus on intellectual property and antitrust law.

Following her studies, Marie started her PhD at the Chair of Civil Law, Intellectual Property and German and European Civil Procedure Law at the University of Osnabrück (Prof. Dr. Mary-Rose McGuire). She also worked there as a research assistant during this time. In 2021, Marie awarded her PhD for her dissertation on antitrust law requirements for cross-border patent licensing agreements.

During her legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Oldenburg, Marie completed her elective station at HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER.

    • Krahforst, Kartellrechtliche Anforderungen an grenzüberschreitende Patentlizenzverträge, Carl Heymanns/Wolters Klüwer, 2021
    • Krahforst, Das auf die Patentvindikation von Arbeitnehmererfindungen anwendbare Recht, Mitteilungen der Deutschen Patentanwälte, Heft 05/2019, 207 ff.

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2nd State Exam, Oldenburg (2022)
Dr. jur. University of Osnabrück (2021)
1st State Exam, Osnabrück (2017)