Philip Schmitz

Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten, Wirtschaftsprüfern und Steuerberatern mbB


Philip Schmitz is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Munich office and a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Before joining the Firm in 2015, Philip clerked in Hamburg and worked as a legal trainee for other international law firms with a focus on trademark, unfair competition and patent law as well as for a chamber of the Regional Court of Hamburg specialized in trademark and unfair competition law (Wettbewerbskammer). During his legal clerkship, he also worked for the German Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.

Practice Focus

Philip advises German and international clients in a wide range of intellectual property issues, particularly in relation to trademark, unfair competition and copyright law. His practice covers advisory and transactional work as well as IP litigation.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property & Copyright (GRUR) – Member


  • Germany (2015)


  • Higher Regional Court of Hamburg (Assessor Exam) (2015)
  • Hamburg University (Referendar Exam) (2012)


  • English
  • French
  • German