Torsten Krüger

German Attorney-at-law

Specialist solicitor for Industrial Property
Partner

Phone: +49 711 99 3 11-144
Fax: +49 711 99 3 11-200
E-mail: krueger@gleiss-grosse.com

Emphasis

  • National and international Trademark law
  • Design law
  • Unfair Competition law
  • Copyright law

Profile

Torsten Krüger advises clients with regards to international applications and the enforcement of trademark rights. Since 1997, he is in charge of extensive trademark portfolios and advises clients regarding their international strategy in the trademark sector. He especially represents midsized, worldwide operating German and foreign based companies. Torsten Krüger works closely together with IP-specialized foreign associates.

He specialises mainly in the national and international Research in the Trademark sector, questions of registration capability as well as the Implementation of trademark proceedings, specifically registration, opposition and cancellation proceedings. He prepares and negotiates agreements between the parties.

In addition, his working area includes questions in regard to unfair competition law as well as design and copyright law.

Torsten Krüger has represented numerous clients before the German Federal Patent Court and the European Court in Luxembourg. He also appeared in litigation disputes before the German Civil courts.
He speaks fluent business English and has basic knowledge in French and Spanish.

Torsten Krüger advises and represents among others:

  • worldwide-known producer of high-quality jewellery
  • South German cooperative union
  • leading German construction service provider
  • an international producer of precision tools for tool machines
  • a leading producer of premium tools
  • an international producer of womens underwear
  • a big universal- and business bank
  • a South German organizer of international automotive events
  • a supplier of air conditioning technology
  • an international operating producer of cosmetics
  • a leading Bavarian craft beer brewery
  • a specialist for quality assurance
  • a producer of special products for surface treatments
  • a producer of contacting solutions for the test of electrical and electronic components
    provider of solutions for grain cooling and crane cooling
  • a specialist for inhalation and hearing protection
  • a producer of high-precision metal components

Furthermore, Torsten Krüger represents the interests of foreign clients Europe-wide, among others interests of a global Swiss industry enterprise, a big US-American software provider, a global operating Japanese technology enterprise and a worldwide leading producer of telecommunication devices.

Education

He started his professional career with the Deutsche Bank AG as an apprentice. After successful completion of his training, he studied law specialising in civil and economic law at the University of Göttingen. He completed his legal traineeship especially at the Higher Reginal Court of Celle and a well-known law office in Göttingen, Germany.

Since 2008 he is a Specialist Solicitor for Industrial Property.


Seminars

For the institute of advanced training of the German Bar association, Stuttgart, he regularly executes seminars regarding national and international trademark and design law.


Memberships

Torsten Krüger is admitted at

  • the German Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright Law (GRUR)
  • the International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
  • the German Division of the Association Internationale pour la protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
  • the German Bar Association (DAV)