Dr. Thure Schubert is admitted as an Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt) in Germany since 1994. He joined VOSSIUS & PARTNER in 1998 and is a partner of the firm since 2005.
Dr. Schubert is specialized in counselling national and international companies in the field of Intellectual Property Law. He represents his clients in litigation before all relevant German patent infringement courts as well as in arbitration and other out-of-court disputes. He also teams up with patent attorneys in patent opposition and revocation proceedings before the European Patent Office (EPO), the German Federal Patent Court and the German Supreme Court. In addition, he advises national and international companies and institutions in the fields of licensing and the German Act on Employee's Inventions, in particular relating to the drafting of contracts and remuneration schemes for employed inventors.
Dr. Schubert studied law at the Universities of Passau, Munich and Cardiff and wrote his doctorate thesis ("summa cum laude") at the renowned Max-Planck-Institute for foreign and international patent, copyright and competition law.
He often gives talks on various topics of IP Practice at national and international conferences. He is the author of many professional publications and contributing to the Münchener Vertragshandbuch zum Lizenzvertrags- und Arbeitnehmererfinderrecht as well as to the Beck'schen Formularsammlung zum Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht.
Dr. Schubert is recommended in Who’s Who Legal 2019 as “being among the world’s leading patent lawyers”.
He is an active member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and the International Trademark Association (INTA).