Last Updated 01 March 2019
has been one of the most reputable German corporate law firms for almost a century. With over 80 attorneys, it advises domestic and international clients on nearly all areas of corporate and commercial law. The IP/IT department of SZA is located in Mannheim and Frankfurt and currently practises with ... seven attorneys in all areas of Intellectual Property and Information Technology, as well as Data Protection law. Head of the IP/IT department is Dr Thomas Nägele, a certified Expert Attorney for Intellectual Property Law and author of numerous publications in his area of expertise. With the establishment of its China Desk, SZA provides consultation for Chinese companies regarding investments and business activities in Europe in all fields pertaining to commercial law, especially in relation to the protection of intellectual property, including the registration, defence, judicial and out-of-court enforcement of brands, patents and know-how. Further, in mutual co-operation with leading local law firms, SZA also provides consultation in the field of industrial property rights for European companies regarding their business in China.