Dr. Thomas Urek
Dr. Thomas Urek is a German attorney and a member of the Bar Association in Munich. He has a great deal of experience, gained both as in-house counsel at an international software group and as an external lawyer advising on matters of IP Law.
After his legal studies and Ph.D. at the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, he spent a four months working in a New York law firm as part of his training period to qualify as an attorney. He then worked as an attorney in a Munich-based law firm on media topics, such as copyright law, broadcasting law, press law and competition law.
He subsequently moved to the software group and coordinated legal advice on software piracy and copyright law in Germany, worked with original equipment manufacturers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and directed IP enforcement & policy in Western Europe.
Thomas has spent two years working in the United States. His main activity focuses currently on the management of copyright and related rights as well as on anti-counterfeiting measures.
He speaks German and English.
He is also the provider of the web platform http://meinungsbilder.eu that he founded a few years ago.