Mr. Daniel Terheggen is attorney at law, admitted as official specialist attorney in intellectual property matters and partner of the Firm.
He studied law at the University of Regensburg from 1996 to 2000. After this he completed an internship with an international law firm in Hong Kong in 2001. There Mr. Terheggen learned not only to deal with the specialities of international legal affairs and the Anglo-American law, but as well acquired first well-founded knowledge in the field of intellectual property law. During his legal clerkship at the Court of Appeal Düsseldorf Mr. Terheggen worked - et al. - in the practise group “Intellectual Property” of an international law firm and at the German-Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, Thailand. After his bar exam in 2003 he took the advanced program of study “Intellectual Property” at the Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, which was accomplished successfully with the Master of Laws, LL.M. (Intellectual Property), in autumn 2004. Mr. Terheggen was admitted to the German bar end of 2004 and works with this law firm since the beginning of 2005.
Mr. Terheggen specializes in national and international trademark and design law, the protection against counterfeiting as well as general litigation and defence of intellectual property and company name rights, furthermore the prosecution of infringements of intellectual property rights or the unfair competition law by third parties in Germany and abroad. Of course, clients are advised in English or French.
Mr. Terheggen is handling law cases at the German, European and International Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA, EUIPO and WIPO), the Federal Patent Court and German County and District Courts as well as at the General Court and Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.
Mr. Terheggen is deputy chairman of the working team Northern Bavaria of GRUR and a member of the Deutschen Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V. (GRUR)
Mr. Terheggen is Vice-President (Finance) of the Marketing Club Nürnberg e.V.
Publication: NJW 2003, 1298 „Die Klage gegen die nicht existente Partei“ (Claims against a non-existing party)
Languages: German, English, French