Philipp Strommer

Admitted to the Bar, Business Attorney     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: German, English


Philipp Strommer’s practice focuses on court enforcement, frequently in the realm of recognised and unconventional trademarks and matters of design and competition law. He provides counsel on strategic trademark development, registration, and contractual affairs.

Philipp has extensive expertise in litigation, product piracy, and anti-counterfeiting measures. He advocates for his clients in all German courts, the DPMA, and the EUIPO and manages cross-border disputes.

He specialises in advertising and internet law, particularly in sectors such as luxury and consumer goods, fashion, automotive, entertainment, medical devices, technology, and (new) media.

He has been an INTA (International Trademark Association) member since 2013 and is active in various committees.

In his spare time, Philipp is passionate about tennis and US sports.


  • Trademark Law
  • Trademark Infringement & Product counterfeiting
  • Designs
  • Competition Law
  • Copyright Law

Key points

  • Luxury goods
  • Fashion
  • Consumer goods
  • Automotive and Mechanical Engineering
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Medical Products
  • Technology groups
  • New media


  • Studied law and economics at the University of Ulm and Bayreuth, First state examination 2008
  • Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Munich, second state examination 2010
  • Admitted to the Bar, 2012
  • Attorney at a leading commercial law firm in Munich, 2012-2014
  • Attorney-at-Law with Grünecker, since 2014
  • Associate Partner, 2022
  • Partner, 2024


“Trademark law for marketing”
AH Akademie für Fortbildung Heidelberg GmbH, 2017

“Fake News on Commerce”–International Perspective
abpi Webinar, 2021

Awards & Rankings

Bronze – Individuals, Germany
“Philipp is simply exceptional. He is incredibly responsive, proactive and commercial. Philipp understands his clients’ businesses, their goals and their budgets. He is very intelligent, practical, succinct and is also incredibly nice to deal with.”, WTR, 2023

Core Attorney – Trademark Law (Tier 1); Competition Law (Tier 2)
“Philipp Strommer: Well-informed, client-friendly and responsible.”,
Philipp Strommer, experienced in trademark and competition law infringement proceedings, was appointed Associated Partner in January 2022, Legal500, 2023

Often recommended; Trademark and design law, Competition law, Tier 3 – Germany
Philipp Strommer (“good design lawyer”, “competitor”), JUVE, 2022/2023/2024

Notable Practioner – Germany, IP Stars, 2023

Leading; Best IP Agencies for Trademark Prosecution – Germany, Leaders League, 2023

Excellent; Best Law Firms for Trademark Litigation – Germany, Leaders League, 2023