Dr. Kerstin Gründig-Schnelle advises and represents clients in matters involving trademark law, both at national and EU levels, also in cooperation with local counsels throughout the world. She specializes in strategic counseling to obtain trademark protection and in the enforcement of rights in opposition proceedings, through cease-and-desist letters, or litigation. She is a member of GRUR, ECTA and INTA and regularly publishes judgment reviews in the GRUR-Prax journal. “Managing Intellectual Property” has named Dr. Gründig-Schnelle as one of the “Top 250 Women in IP (2016)”.
In collaboration with “Best Lawyers”, the “Handelsblatt” ranks her among Germany’s best lawyers for Intellectual Property law 2021. She is continuously named in the Legal 500, WTR 1000, and Leaders League. In the 2022 issue, WTR 1000 is quoting a foreign colleague: “Kerstin remains one of the best foreign colleagues I have worked with. She is timely, efficient, thoughtful and a pleasure to work with.” In the previous 2021 issue, WTR 1000 appreciated her as „a top choice for trademark issues in Germany and the EU. Her advice is consistently clear, comprehensive and on point, and she proactively explores creative solutions“ in 2021.