DR. FLORIAN LICHTNECKER

Dr. Florian Lichtnecker_Fachanwalt für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz_Niederbayern_Certified IP Lawyer_Germany

German Lawyer, Certified IP Lawyer


During his studies at the University of Passau, Mr. Lichtnecker specialized in intellectual property law (IP law) and related legal fields. His dissertation about broadcasting law also references this matter. Since his admission to the bar in 2010, he worked in specialized firms in Munich for both domestic and foreign clients. He is also a Certified IP Lawyer for several years. In August 2015, he founded the LICHTNECKER & LICHTNECKER Patent – und Rechtsanwaltspartnerschaft mbB (a partnership with limited professional liability according to German Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz).

Languages: German, English, French

Main fields of practice: Trademark Law, Design Law, Unfair Competition Law, Internet & Domain Law, Social Media Law and Copyright Law

 


Professional Experience

2015Founding of LICHTNECKER & LICHTNECKER Patent- und Rechtsanwaltspartnerschaft mbB
2013Certified IP Lawyer
2010-2015Lawyer in various specialized IP Law Firms (renowned law firm with focus on unfair competition law and trademark law as well as a patent and law firm)
2010Admitted as German Lawyer at the Munich Bar Association

Education

2010Theoretical part of training as Certified IP Lawyer at Hagen Law School (Institute of the Distance-Learning University Hagen)
2009-2012Degree of Dr. iur. at the University of Passau,  Professor Dr. Ralf Müller-Terpitz (“Institute for Public Law, Media Law and Information Law”) with the subject “Die kommerziellen Tätigkeiten öffentlich-rechtlicher Fernsehanstalten unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des 12. RÄStV”
2007-2009Legal traineeship within the area of the Higher Regional Court of Munich (e.g. Regional Court Passau, Public Procsecutor’s Office Passau as well as various law firms and the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Lower Bavaria in the department “Law and Fairplay”) with the degree Second State Examination
2007Academic degree Diplom-Jurist (Univ.) (Dipl.-Jur.)
2002-2007Law studies at the University of Passau with the degree First State Examination as well as subject-specific language programme in English
2001General qualification for university entrance (Abitur) at the Karl-von-Closen Gymnasium

Publications

2016“Werberecht der Elektronischen Medien”, in: Hamburger Kommentar gesamtes Medienrecht, Paschke / Berlit / Meyer (Hrsg.), Hamburg 2016
2014“Specific types of internet advertising and recent German case law” (Journal of Intellectual Property & Practice, Oxford University Press, JIPLP 2014, 861 ff.)
2014“Ausgewählte Werbeformen im Internet unter Berücksichtigung der neueren Rechtsprechung” (GRUR 2014, 523 ff.)
2013“Die Werbung in sozialen Netzwerken und mögliche hierbei auftretende Probleme” (GRUR 2013, 135 ff.)
2013“Die kommerziellen Tätigkeiten öffentlich-rechtlicher Fernsehanstalten unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des 12. RÄStV” (Doktorarbeit)
2009“Aus den Schwerpunktbereichen: Einführung in das Wettbewerbsrecht unter Berücksichtigung der UWG Reform 2008” (ZJS 2009, 320 ff.)
2008“Zivilrechtliche Verantwortlichkeit des Homepagebetreibers für fremde Inhalte – Eine Übersicht zur Entwicklung der höchstrichterlichen Rechtsprechung” (MIR 2008, Dok. 363)