Dr. Susanne Schackert, LL.M.

Attorney-at-Law (Germany)

Dr. Susanne Schackert is a member of KLAKA's trademark practice group. Her practice focuses on trademark law. This includes advising on trademark and company name branding, the related availability searches and the development of trademark application strategies up to the subsequent representation of clients in proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Union IP Office in Alicante, the WIPO in Geneva as well as in appeal proceedings before the Federal Patent Court and the General Court of the European Union. Furthermore, she has many years of experience in the establishment, management and consolidation of national and international trademark portfolios as well as in out-of-court and judicial enforcement of trademark rights. She also deals with issues in unfair competition law.

2018: joined KLAKA

Since 2002: employment as a laywer focusing on Intellectual Property in renowned international law firms in Hamburg and Munich

2002: Admission to the bar

1999 - 2001: Legal internship in Hamburg (including stages at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office in Munich and at the Directorate-General of Competion of the European Commission in Brussels)

1997 - 2000: Doctorate in Law at the University of Constance, with a research paper in the field of trademark law

1996 - 1997: Master of Laws at the University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College, Centre for Commercial Law (European and Intellectual Property Law)

1991 - 1996: Studies at the University of Constance

Languages:
German, English

Membership:
German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)