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Dr. Benedikt Schneiders, LL.M.Dr. Benedikt Schneiders, LL.M. - Rechts- und Patentanwälte

Dr. Benedikt Schneiders, LL.M.

Tel.: +49 234 9136-0
Fax: +49 234 13132

Dr. iur. Benedikt Schneiders, LL.M.
Partner, Attorney at Law, Mediator, Data Protection Officer (TÜV-certified),
Associate Lecturer at the Ruhr University of Bochum for Industrial Property and Copyright Law

Specialist fields

  • German and international trademark law
  • Design law
  • Competition law
  • Media and copyright law
  • Litigation
  • Data protection law


  • Admitted to the bar in 2009


  • German
  • English
  • Polish

Professional development

  • Studied law and additional studies in telecommunications and media law at the University of Münster and the University of Bochum
  • Legal traineeship at the United Nations in The Hague (Netherlands)
  • Doctorate in 2010
  • Trained as a mediator and conflict moderator
  • Masters in industrial property rights at the University of Düsseldorf, Master of Laws in 2012

Membership of professional associations

  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
  • Arbeitskreis für Wettbewerbs- und Markenrecht Westfalen-Lippe e.V. (Westphalia-Lippe Working Group for Competition and Trademark Law)
  • Bochumer Kreis Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz e.V. (Bochum Association for Industrial Property Rights)
  • Deutscher Anwaltverein e.V. (DAV, German
    Bar Association)
  • Deutsch-Polnische Juristen-Vereinigung e.V. (DPJV, German-Polish Association of Legal Experts)