Frankfurt – DLA Piper has appointed Dr Christian Wolf as counsel to its IP and Technology (IPT) practice in Frankfurt.
Christian joins DLA Piper from Clifford Chance’s Frankfurt office where he was an associate in the commercial litigation and arbitration practice. His litigation and arbitration experience will strengthen the IPT practice.
Christian advises banks and industrial enterprises on product liability, secured loans, and on acquisitions. With his product liability skills, he complements the patent infringement team which is headed by IPT partner Dr Julia Schönbohm.
Dr Ulrich Jüngst, Regional Managing Partner of DLA Piper in Germany, said: “We are one of the fastest growing legal practices in Germany. Highly qualified and motivated young lawyers have great prospects at DLA Piper. I feel confident that Dr Wolf will contribute significantly to the further development of the IPT practice and the whole firm.”
Commenting on his appointment, Christian said: “I am looking forward to the challenge of being part of a highly motivated team at DLA Piper and contributing to the further expansion of the practice.”
Christian, 34, holds a JD (1999) and a doctor’s degree (2001) from Cologne University.
Christian will join DLA Piper in February 2009.