DLA Piper hires Dr Markus Gampp to German intellectual property and technology practice

DLA Piper has appointed Dr Markus Gampp to its German intellectual property and technology practice. Gampp will take up his position as a partner specialising in patent litigation at the firm’s Munich office from 1 February 2014.

Gampp previously worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in the field of intellectual property/information technology. He advises on contentious legal and arbitration proceedings within intellectual property law, with a focus on patent law and competition matters.

In particular, Gampp has wide-ranging experience in representing leading US, Asian and European companies in major patent disputes, including strategic advice, for example as part of cross-border litigation.

In this context, he has special expertise in the information technology sector (consumer electronics, telecommunications, media and technology).