The firm has opened its second German office in Hamburg. The 11-lawyer office will focus on intellectual property and antitrust litigation. Dr. Nadine Herrmann, the former Head of Allen & Overy’s German Intellectual Property Group, is Managing Partner of the Hamburg office. Dr. Herrmann, who received her Ph.D. in law summa cum laude from Marburg University, also has a LL.M. from The University of Sydney, Australia. She is qualified as an English solicitor and has significant experience practicing in the United Kingdom and in the U.S. An author of a text book on EU antitrust law, she is an internationally recognized expert in IP and technology law by publications such as Chambers and IAM 250—The World’s Leading Patent & Technology Licensing Lawyers. The leading German business daily Handelsblatt referenced Dr. Herrmann’s career as one of the top 25 in German business. With the addition of the 11 lawyers in the firm’s Hamburg office, the firm now has over 20 lawyers in Germany. All focus on IP and Antitrust.