Kay N. Kasper
Tel: +49 211 550 220
Kay N. Kasper has worked as an attorney since 2002, acting primarily in patent litigation cases. Much focus is placed on the coordination of proceedings abroad as well as on preparatory strategic consulting in the case of such multinational conflicts. Kay also provides advice to clients in arbitration proceedings and license issues related to technical intellectual property rights and design patents. Kay has gained considerable experience in areas such as telecommunications, information technology and medical devices as well as in the fields of mechanics, automotive and coating and packaging technologies. Litigation in the field of standard-essential patents and consulting on the criteria of "FRAND" is the areas on which he currently focusses.
Kay has specialized in intellectual property and patent law in particular, since starting his studies in 1994. During that time he received practical training with the German Patent and Trademark Office as well as various German and U.S. patent attorney and law firms in Frankfurt, Munich and New York. During his legal clerkship at the Regional Court of Frankfurt, he worked for a chamber which specialized in copyright and trademarks.
From 2004 to 2007, Kay taught German, European and U.S. patent law at the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt. From 2008 to 2010, he was visiting lecturer for patent and utility model law at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. Since then, he worked as a lecturer on international business & tax law on the Masters program at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management for three years.