Dr Daniel Kendziur
Daniel is a partner based in our Munich office who specialises in intellectual property law and unfair competition law matters.
His focus is on contentious and non-contentious trademark litigation as well as copyright and unfair competition law cases.
Further areas of activity are customs border detention proceedings to enforce industrial property rights against product piracy as well as administrative law in trade and industry.
Daniel advises in particular clients from the life sciences, TMT, food, consumer goods and automotive as well as the public sector.
- Recent Work
- advising and representing the Federal Republic of Germany on database, copyright, competition and antitrust law related questions in connection with medical terminology
- advising a leading automotive supplier in a patent infringement proceeding regarding battery connection cables
- ongoing advice to a world leading electronics and technology group on competition and trademark law related topics
- advising and representing the two leading providers of weather services against the Deutscher Wetterdienst, a public institution with partial legal capacity under the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, in cease and desist proceedings related to app based weather forecasts
- advising a British-American Entertainment company in several customs seizure actions based on trade marks
- supporting an internationally active cultivator and producer of seedlings in respect of its German brand portfolio.
During his studies at the University of Passau, Daniel specialised in intellectual property, copyright law and competition law. While writing his doctoral thesis and during his legal traineeship, he spent time in the New York office of an international US firm and worked for the Frankfurt IP department of another large international law firm.
Daniel also spent his legal traineeship in the Frankfurt and San Diego IP departments of a large Anglo-American law firm.
Before joining Simmons & Simmons in 2013, Daniel worked as a lawyer in the Frankfurt IP department of another international law firm for three years.
Daniel is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR).