Co-Head of CMS IP Group at CMS Germany
After working for a US firm in San Francisco, Carsten Menebroecker joined CMS in 2003 and became a partner in 2011. Following his studies in Mainz and Valencia (Spain), he completed a PhD in comparative copyright law. In 2003 he studied at New York University as a German National Merit Foundation scholar and earned his LLM, focusing on intellectual property and trade regulation.
Dr Menebroecker specialises in enforcing IP rights in and out of court, including cross-border litigation. He is an expert in trademark and competition law, as well as in design rights. He also has extensive experience in combatting counterfeiting and piracy in a German and international context, as well as in developing and optimising protection strategies, advertising concepts and marketing activities.