Carsten Menebröcker specialises in enforcing intellectual property rights in and out of court, including cross-border litigation. He is an expert for trademark and competition law as well as design rights and has extensive experience in combatting counterfeiting and piracy in a German and international context as well as in developing and optimising protection strategies, advertising concepts and marketing activities.
After having worked for a US firm in San Francisco, Carsten joined CMS in 2003 and became a partner in 2011. Following his studies in Mainz and Valencia, he completed a PhD (comparative law dissertation on copyright law). In 2003, he studied at New York University (NYU) as a German National Merit Foundation scholar and earned his LL.M., focussing on intellectual property and trade regulation.