Stefan Lieck

Dr. jur.

Dr. Stefan Lieck is an experienced patent litigator who is part of the European Patent Litigation Group of BARDEHLE PAGENBERG with a focus on the Unified Patent Court.

Stefan has conducted numerous patent litigation proceedings (rei vindicatio and proceedings based on utility models included) before the major German patent courts and patent offices. Particularly, he has considerable experience in proceedings for a preliminary injunction, inspection proceedings, and foreign legal systems. Additionally, he collaborates with the patent attorneys of BARDEHLE PAGENBERG on (parallel) opposition and nullity proceedings.

His focus is on multinational cases for national and international clients, always with a view to bearing not only the legal and technical but also the economic aspects in mind. Additionally, Stefan also represents SMEs. Stefan’s technical specialization particularly comprises the fields of telecommunications, semiconductor technology, computer technology, including software and IT, the automotive industry as well as mechanical and electrical engineering.

Moreover, Stefan has extensive expertise in SEP/FRAND disputes. It includes his knowledge on numerous standards and comprehensive experience in 5G, connected vehicles and IoT (internet of things). On a regular basis, Stefan gives presentations in the context of our IP Academy and acts as a speaker for the "Industrial Property Course - Patents" at the Polytechnic University of Milan.

Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt), Certified IP Lawyer, UPC Representative, Partner*

Location: Munich

Languages: German, English

+49 89 928 05-0


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Registration as a Representative before the UPC

2018 - today

Partner of the firm


Certified IP lawyer

2015 - today

Attorney-at-Law at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG in Munich, Germany

2014 - 2015

Attorney-at-Law at Jonas in Cologne, Germany in the field of intellectual property law

2012 - 2013

Attorney-at-Law at Rospatt Osten Pross in Düsseldorf, Germany, focusing on patent law

2009 - 2011

Attorney-at-Law at Reimann Osterrieth Köhler Haft in Düsseldorf, Germany, focusing on patent law

2006 - 2009

Attorney-at-Law at Görg in Cologne, Germany, in the field of Intellectual Property Law

2004 - 2007

Dr. iur. (PhD) in Law, University of Cologne, Germany; Subject: “Parallel imports of pharmaceuticals under aspects of pharmaceutical, trademark and patent law”


Licensed to practice as an attorney-at-law


Second State Examination (bar admission exam)


First State Examination (degree-level qualification)

1995 - 2000

Studies of law at the University of Cologne, Germany