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Dr. Nikolas Smirra is a commercial and dispute resolution lawyer based in our Munich office. He advises national and international companies (predominantly from the IT, electronics, engineering and consumer goods sectors) on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious commercial law matters.
Nikolas has broad experience of cases involving: product compliance and liability; international trade and commerce; antitrust and competition law; advertising law; and the protection and licensing of intellectual property.
His contentious work focuses on IT litigation, the resolution of matters involving complex technical issues and advising clients on product liability and compliance cases.
He studied law at the Universities of Regensburg and Dresden as well as at the Queen Mary University London. He was awarded a doctorate (Dr. iur.) from the University of Regensburg.
Nikolas is a qualified German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) and holds a LL.M. in intellectual property law. He is a member of the Munich Bar Association as well as the German Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyrights (GRUR e.V.), and is a regular contributor to professional magazines and lectures at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich.
He is fluent in German, French and English.
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