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About Dr. Stephan Hillenbrand

Stephan is an experienced commercial litigator. He advises major national and international companies and financial institutions both in and out of court and before arbitral tribunals, with extensive experience in civil litigation before many German district courts and courts of appeal.

Stephan speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • Representing a leading German car manufacturer in the defense against mass litigation proceedings and advising on the coordination of various international litigation proceedings.
  • Advising a leading German mechanical engineering company in arbitration proceedings on a patent and know-how license agreement.
  • Representing several global US technology companies in various patent infringement and nullity proceedings including the defense against alleged infringement of standard essentiell patents.


  • Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Law 
  • University of Augsburg (Dr. iur.)
  • Business Mediator (MuCDR)
  • Rechtsanwalt, Germany