Dr. Tina Steinke is a German qualified attorney (Rechtsanwältin), specializing in IP litigation, in particular in the areas of unfair competition law, trade secrets, trademarks, and design rights. She graduated from the University of Kiel and subsequently worked as a research assistant for Professor Dr. Haimo Schack at the Institute for European and International Private and Procedural Law/Copyright Law Chair. Tina then obtained her doctorate from the University of Kiel, before starting her legal clerkship at the Oberlandesgericht Schleswig/Schleswig Holstein (Schleswig-Holstein Appellate Court).
Tina has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical sector and consumer goods industry. She advises leading companies on the German and European legal requirements applicable to marketing campaigns, labelling of products and advertising. Tina is also experienced in coordinating cross-boarder litigation in the IP area. Prior to joining the firm, Tina worked at an international law firm in Hamburg, Germany, where she focused on contentious intellectual property matters.
- State of Hamburg, Hamburg Court of Appeals
(Legal Clerkship, 2005-2007; 2nd State Examination, 2007)
- University of Kiel
(Ph.D. (Dr. iuris), summa cum laude, 2006; Law Study, 1999-2003; 1st State Examination, 2004)
- The German bar (Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamburg)
- Allen & Overy LLP:
- Associate, 2007-2012
- Die Verwirkung im Immaterialgüterrecht – eine rechtsvergleichende Betrachtung zum deutschen, österreichischen und schweizer Recht mit europarechtlichen Bezügen, (Ph.D. thesis, University of Kiel, 2006)
- Member, GRUR