Florian is a highly experienced German attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt) having acted in more than a hundred patent infringement cases. His focus is electronics patent litigation, having participated in landmark litigation for Broadcom and telecom companies, among others, related to both implementation patents and standard essential patents.
Florian spent 14 years at Bird & Bird where he was also active in patent litigation in other sectors, including representing a child seat manufacturer in several patent infringement actions. Many of the disputes in which Florian has been involved have been international, with related cases in other jurisdictions.
Since 2007 Florian has lectured in IP law at Nordakademie Graduate School, Hamburg. Florian has a Master of Laws degree in Patent and Intellectual Property Law from The George Washington University, and is admitted to the New York State Bar. He speaks German and English.
* UPC Representatives will have the qualifications to be entitled to act as UPC Representatives when the Unified Patent Court (UPC) opens in June 2023