Ms. Birgitt Friede

German Attorney at Law (Rechtsanwalt)

Admissions.

  • German Rechtsanwaltskammer, Munich Chapter

Speak to me.

German, English, French, and basic knowledge of Italian

About Me.
Birgitt advises clients in all fields of Intellectual Property Law. Birgitt has particular expertise in the area of IP-related damage calculations and/or related compensation claims in the enforcement of IP rights, such as determining reasonable compensation for employee inventions under the German Employee Invention Act. Birgitt also gives professional guidance in the area of European unfair competition law and German anti-trust law, especially in the context of technology transfer and license agreements. Prior to joining the team at Grund IP Group, Birgitt was an associate at two well-known Munich-based law firms, working primarily in the fields of commercial and corporate law.
My Comfort Zone.

Litigation and technology transfer, commercial law, contracts and licensing, German employee invention issues, patent nullity proceedings, German and Community trademark and design registration and related opposition proceedings.

Education.
  • J.D., University of Augsburg (1992)
  • Second State Examination, Bavaria (1995)
  • Referendar, Oberlandesgericht in Munich; Landgericht in Traunstein
  • Referendar, German embassy in Prague
  • First State Examination, Bavaria (1992)