Dr. Gösta Schindler, LL.M. (Chicago)


Dr Gösta Schindler is a Partner at Buse Heberer Fromm in Hamburg. He focuses on advising clients on questions of intellectual property law (patents, trademarks, design, know-how, copyrights, licenses) and competition law.

Dr Gösta Schindler has vast experience in representing clients in IP-related litigation before German and European courts and administrative bodies. He advises start-ups, mid-size companies and large international corporations on questions of IP portfolio management, development, protection and commercialization, e.g. through licensing.

Through his work, Dr Gösta Schindler has gained particular knowledge in the luxury and consumer-goods industry as well as in the area of medical devices.

With regard to competition law, Dr Gösta Schindler supports clients from the conception of advertising campaigns to their roll-out. He defends clients against third-party attacks and acts of unfair competition by competitors.

Before joining Buse Heberer Fromm, Dr Gösta Schindler worked at a boutique law firm already specializing in IP and competition law; and thereafter at a U.S. firm where he focused on IP and competition law litigation. Dr Gösta Schindler obtained his law degrees from Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and IIT-Kent College of Law in Chicago, where he also lectured as a visiting associate professor for international trademark law and other courses. Moreover, he obtained a doctorate with a thesis on copyright licensing from the University of Münster.