Steffen Woitz focuses his practice on litigation, intellectual property, antitrust and competition law and alternative dispute resolution.
Steffen has in-depth litigation experience in all major German courts and assists clients in cross-border disputes and transactions. He represents German and international clients in patent infringement and other contentious matters relating to trademarks, unfair competition and antitrust law. In addition, Steffen is active in the area of cartel damages, having successfully defended clients against cartel damages claims brought by competitors and commercial customers.
Steffen advises clients on cooperation and distribution agreements from a German civil law and an antitrust perspective. He has deep knowledge in the area of competition law compliance. He also advises on a broad range of intellectual property and antitrust issues in connection to national and international mergers & acquisitions.
Prior to joining McDermott, Steffen worked for a German university teaching German and European civil, intellectual property, antitrust and competition law and for several international law firms in Berlin.