Oliver Nilgen

Lawyer at Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

Oliver Nilgen is a lawyer, specialised in trademark, design and unfair competition law, and a certified IP lawyer. He obtained his law degree from the University of Bremen and served his legal clerkship with the Dusseldorf Regional High Court. He gained experience through legal internships as assistant to one of the members of the EU Intellectual Property Office’s First Board of Appeal.

Mr Nilgen has been a certified IP lawyer with Meissner Bolte since 2008. Meissner Bolte is one of Germany’s leading IP law firms, providing comprehensive legal services in all aspects of industrial property rights – particularly in the trademark field. Mr Nilgen’s practice focuses on trademark and design law, media law and commercial law, copyright and unfair competition. He develops and manages IP portfolios and enforces and defends IP rights, particularly in infringement proceedings and border seizures. He is a member of the MARQUES Designs Team, the Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group and the German Intellectual Property Rights and Copyrights Association.

He is author of the German perspective on best practice and litigation strategies of the WTR inbound supplement “Country correspondents” and also of the “Getting the Deal Through – Copyright” chapter of Lexology.

Mr Nilgen is a frequent speaker on the subjects of design and trademark law at international IP conferences.

Sample client list

  • ACO Severin Ahlmann GmbH & Co KG
  • Occhio GmbH
  • O’Neal Europe GmbH & Co KG
  • Revell GmbH
  • Warwick GmbH & Co Music Equipment KG

Firm details

Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
Widenmayerstrasse 47
Munich 80538

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