About Simon Apel

Simon Apel is a senior associate who specialises in copyright law, unfair competition law, law of trade secrets, trade mark law, information technology law and litigation. He is a member of the Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR) e.V and has contributed to over 80 publications; in particular, in the field of copyright law, unfair competition law and trade mark law. He has a Dr jur (University of Bayreuth, 2010), with a doctoral thesis on the legal rights of the musical performer in Germany and the USA.


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