Dr Carsten Schulte

Dr Carsten Schulte is an experienced patent litigator and works with his domestic and international clients to secure their intellectual property rights. He is passionate about making sure his clients use their intellectual property in a way that adds value to their businesses. This involves both developing intellectual property exploitation strategies and successfully enforcing rights against infringers.

Carsten combines in-depth technical expertise with broad sector experience. His clients come from sectors such as high-tech, automotive, healthcare and consumer goods. He focuses on contentious and contractual IP matters, patent litigation, and licensing in particular.

With the long-term relationships Carsten strives to maintain with clients, he enjoys being involved right from the start in highly sensitive matters, which require forward thinking and strategic advice. His international expertise is profound: for various holders of patent portfolios in the high-tech field from the US and domestically, Carsten has been involved in the analysis of rights and conduct of infringement litigation, often in complex pan-European environments.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2017

    • Career
      May 2017
      Gowling WLG (UK), partner
    • Career
      January 2017
      Fish & Richardson, partner
  • 2013

    • Career
      July 2013
      Fish & Richardson, associate
  • 2010

    • Career
      Jones Day, associate
  • 2009

    • Education
      UNSW, Master of Laws by Coursework (LLM) with a specialization in media, communications and information technology law
  • 2007

    • Career
      Office of Harmonisation in the Internal Market, trademark examiner in the trademarks department
  • 2004

    • Career
      Heisse Kursawe Eversheds, associate and of-counsel
  • 2002

    • Career
      German Patent and Trademark Office, Munich, examiner in the trademarks department
    • Education
      PhD on a subject in public law under the supervision of Prof Dr Joern Ipsen
  • 2001

    • Education
      Second State Examination in Law
  • 1998

    • Education
      Legal clerkship in Oldenburg, Germany
  • 1997

    • Education
      PhD on a subject in public law under the supervision of Prof Dr Joern Ipsen
  • 1996

    • Education
      First State Examination in Law
  • 1989

    • Career
      Studies of Law at the Universities of Osnabrueck and Muenster, Germany