Dr. David Kipping , LL.M., Maître en droit, is a lawyer and partner at Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner and a Certified Specialist in Intellectual Property Law. David also holds an LL.M degree from the universities of Cologne and Paris and a Maître en droit degree from Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne. David’s main focus lies on intellectual property law, trademarks and designs, unfair competition and advertising law, litigation, e-commerce law and license agreements. Furthermore, he possesses thorough experience in the field of product labeling requirements and regulations (specific labeling requirements for consumer products such as toys, textiles, cosmetics, foodstuffs, electrical goods etc.). He is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR - Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V.), the Association of Trade Mark and Design Law Practitioners (APRAM - Association des praticiens du droit des marques et modèles) and INTA - International Trademark Association. David speaks German, English and French.