Markus B. Bölling

  • Attorney-at-Law (2006) [Rechtsanwalt]
  • In IP since 2006
  • Joined Mitscherlich in 2010
  • Partner since 2017

Dr. Markus Bölling heads Mitscherlich’s litigation department. His team’s range of activity covers not only the development of customized attack and defense strategies but also the determined assertion of the clients’ interests before civil courts and administrative bodies. During his professional career, Markus has particularly gained extensive experience in managing complex, often multi-jurisdictional infringement cases.

Markus advises and represents national and international clients of all sizes from diverse business sectors including media, automotive, electronics, chemical, healthcare and the fashion industry. His numerous publications on a variety of current legal topics reach a broad professional audience and have repeatedly been cited by the most relevant German IP courts.

    Professional Qualifications

    Legal Degree at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University in Bonn, Germany

    Dr. jur.
    Doctorate at Leibniz University in Hanover, Germany [doctoral thesis on Trademark Law]

    Professional Experience

    Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt) at a renowned IP Law Firm in Munich, Germany

    Research assistant for commercial law matters for a renowned Law Firm in Hanover, Germany

    Legal trainee at the Chamber for Commercial Matters at the Hanover Regional Court and in the legal department of a local telecommunication services provider

    Legal Fields

    • IP Litigation
    • Trademarks
    • Patents
    • Design Patents
    • Copyright
    • Unfair Competition
    • Combating Counterfeit & Piracy
    • Domain Name Conflicts
    • License, Cooperation, R&D and Assignment Agreements


    Member of GRUR

    Member of the Munich Attorney’s Club (Münchener Anwaltverein e.V.)

    Member of Licensing Executives Society (LES)

    Member of American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)