Board Certified Attorney for Intellectual Property
Certified Data Protection Officer and Auditor (TÜV®)
T +49 30 88 59 27 - 582
F +49 30 88 59 27 - 589
Admitted in: 2004
Universities: Saarbrücken, Universität des Saarlandes
- Practice areas
- Legal practice
Attorney Jörg Kornbrust has worked as an attorney since 2004. He represents international clients in copyright, trademark and competition law matters. His trademark law expertise includes making strategy recommendations for the rollout of international trademark portfolios, filing applications for the registration of and managing national and international trademarks and trademark portfolios through the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and an international network of local agents, litigating official trademark proceedings (e.g., opposition, cancellation, etc.) before the DPMA, EUIPO, and WIPO, representing clients in trademark disputes both in and out of court, and negotiating and drafting contracts (e.g., license agreements).
Attorney Jörg Kornbrust offers trademark and Internet monitoring, which allows for the monitoring of trademark applications as well as of Internet alerts and social media platforms and for the discovery of infringements.
Another focus of his legal practice is IT law, in particular legal project management and the negotiation and drafting of contracts for IT projects, e.g., outsourcing, data processing center operation, distribution of IT products/software, transfer of IP/IT rights in connection with corporate transactions, negotiation and drafting of contracts for advertising agencies, online sellers and buyers of software in the Internet and technology area, negotiation and drafting of contracts for service providers in the areas of IT consulting, hosting, co-location, application service providing, content and access providers, and managed services. Attorney Jörg Kornbrust also advises clients on the development, creation, and implementation of e-commerce businesses and on the creation of information in compliance with e-commerce law, of general terms and conditions, and of procedures for the conclusion of contracts.
In the area of copyright and competition law his legal practice focuses on representing clients in copyright and competition law disputes both in and out of court, prosecuting infringements in and out of court, negotiating and drafting contracts, and providing legal advice on the planning and creation of marketing and advertising campaigns.
In the area of data protection law attorney Jörg Kornbrust focuses on the performance of data protection audits, on advising corporate clients on the planning, creation, and implementation of data protection procedures, and on drafting data protection agreements and statements (e.g., data privacy policies for Internet users, agreements for outsourced data processing).
In addition, attorney Jörg Kornbrust advises clients on IT and information security in particular by assisting with audits on the development of legal security concepts for IT and information security, as well as of information security policies and business continuity and emergency plans, and on the implementation of work and corporate procedures to achieve a certifiable security standard; he also provides staff training to implement security policies and corporate procedures.
Attorney Jörg Kornbrust also counsels clients on reputation management by monitoring and reporting online and off-line media with respect to reputation-damaging statements, libelous statements, and untrue factual allegations, on the appropriate course of action, both in and out of court, in the event of infringing statements, and on analysis and strategy recommendations to build or improve a good reputation in online and off-line media.
- Areas of expertise
INTA International Trademark Association
GRUR (German Society for Intellectual Property and Copyright)
German and Berlin lawyers association
Founding member of Children's Aid Association Fortaleza e.V.
The Legal 500 Deutschland:
Jörg Kornbrust recommended in Intellectual Property - trade marks (including competition).