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Torsten Sill

Dr. Torsten Sill

Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz (Certified lawyer for intellectual property law)

CMS Hasche Sigle
Stadthausbrücke 1-3
20355 Hamburg
Languages English, German

Torsten Sill specialises in all aspects of unfair competition, intellectual property as well as related purchasing and distribution matters. He has more than 20 years of experience advising his clients on the protection of their trademarks and designs as well as on their respective brand’s entire market presence. In this context, Torsten is very experienced handling contentious proceedings, including preliminary injunctions, plus has particular expertise drafting and negotiating contracts. His clients are from the consumer goods, food, alcohol and tobacco and media sectors as well as manufacturers of technology oriented products.

Torsten joined CMS in 1993 and has been a partner since 1997. He is a certified lawyer for intellectual property und a member of the Hamburg Bar Association‘s intellectual property committee.

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"well versed and determined, good team player" (competitor)

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2016 (GCLF)

"very good strategist" (competitor)

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2015 (GCLF)

Listed for Intellectual Property Law, Media Law, Technology Law & Telecommunications Law

Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2016 – Handelsblatt in Kooperation mit Best Lawyers

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Kanzleimonitor 2015, 2016


  • PhD; thesis on a media law topic
  • Research assistant at the Hans Bredow Institute for Radio and Television and at the Institute for Media Research at the University of Hamburg
  • Law studies in Berlin and Hamburg
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  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
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