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 trademark 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.