Intellectual property and information technology
Wolrad has experience in patent law representing a wide range of national and international clients before the specialised patent courts in Germany.
Wolrad was born in 1974. He completed his legal education at the universities of Heidelberg and Munich. Furthermore, he completed his master of law degree in intellectual property (LLM) at the George-Washington University Law School, Washington, DC. During his LLM studies, Wolrad served as a judicial intern for The Hon Randall R Rader at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Wolrad has been admitted to the bar in 2003. From 2003 to 2008, he was a research associate at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax law, Munich, where he worked for Professor Dr. Dres. h.c. Joseph Straus. From 2004 to 2008, he additionally served as Program Director of the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC), where he was responsible, among other things, for the co-ordination, implementation and further development of the LLM IP programme. Wolrad publishes frequently on intellectual property issues and has presented in Europe, Asia and the Americas. He teaches European patent law at the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC) (since 2007) and at the International Summer University Giessen (since 2006).
Wolrad joined the firm in 2009.
Qualifications and education
LL.M. IP from The George Washington University Law School
Legal education at the universities of Heidelberg and Munich
English, French, Russian