Olaf Giebe

Attorney-at-Law, partner

Olaf Giebe is representing German and international companies and groups for more than 30 years in complex patent infringement proceedings in all technical areas including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, materials science, biotechnology, electronics, and mechanical engineering. He is particularly specialised in the area of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and the automotive industry. He has extensive experience in intellectual property litigation through his activity as a lawyer before the district court and the higher regional court of Duesseldorf and in the courts of Munich, Mannheim, and Karlsruhe, as well as by participation in numerous proceedings before the Federal Supreme Court, the Federal Patents Court and the European Patent Office.

As from October 2010 Olaf Giebe has assumed management of the branch office of KLAKA in Duesseldorf.

1991: Joined KLAKA

1987 – 1990: Lawyer specialised in patent law at the Duesseldorf district court

1987: Admission to the bar

1974 - 1980: Studies at the University of Goettingen

Languages:
German, English

Memberships:
- German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR).
- International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).
- Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP).