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Moritz Sutterer LL.M.

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern


Moritz Sutterer is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Munich office and a member of the IP-Litigation Practice Group. He advises clients of all industry sectors in the full range of IP-Law with a particular focus on patents. His practice covers international licensing agreements as well as the enforcement of patents in court. Moritz graduated from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) in 2012 and worked as a trainee in international law firms in Munich and Brussels. Prior to his work at Baker McKenzie, he gained six years of appearance as a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Innovation and Competition where he was engaged in numerous projects in the fields of intellectual property, private international law, and competition law. Moritz worked as legal manager of an international academic journal in IP and competition law (IIC). He published various academic articles as well as position statements on current legal developments and wrote his PhD Thesis on "the conflict of laws in collective rights management". In addition, Moritz is a qualified business mediator (Munich Center for Dispute Resolution). Moritz joined Baker McKenzie in 2022.

Practice Focus

Moritz advises clients on all aspects of patent law and other IP-rights, including copyright. His practice covers many areas of IP in technology driven markets. It involves both representing clients in court and managing IP portfolios in transactions. Another focus of his practice is (competitively sensitive) licensing agreements.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Munich Bar Association - Member
  • GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
  • ALAI (Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale)
  • Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Alumni Association


  • Germany (2022)


  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LL.M. Mag. in International and European Business Law) (2014)
  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (First State Exam) (2012)


  • English
  • French
  • German


  • Author, "Territorialität, Binnenmarkt, Nichtdiskriminierung und Praktikabilität – eine Analyse des europäischen Modells erweiterter kollektiver Lizenzen", ZUM 2022, 422 - 430.
  • Author, "Paris Embraces Modern Art – But Not in Court: Opinion on Cour d’Appel de Paris Decision – Jeff Koons v Franck Davidovici", GRUR International, 2022, vol 71, 2, pp. 131 - 138.
  • Author, "Same Same But Different – über die urheberrechtliche Behandlung von Appropriation Art: Cour d’appel de Paris – Jeff Koons v Franck Davidovici (Fait d’hiver)", Kunst und Recht, vol 23, 3/4 (2021), pp. 95 - 102.
  • Author: "Fragmentierung trotz Kollektivierung: Wie eine konsequente Anwendung der deutschen Urheberrechtsdogmatik und des Kartellrechts die Rechteklärung über Verwertungsgesellschaften erleichtern kann", Zeitschrift für geistiges Eigentum (ZGE), 2021, 281 - 311.
  • Author, "Report on the Kyoto Guidelines of the ILA Committee on Intellectual Property and Private International Law", GRUR International, vol 70, 10 (2021), pp. 969 - 971.
  • Author, "Review of: Asensio De Miguel, Pedro: Conflict of Laws and the Internet Edward Elgar 2020", GRUR International - Journal of European and International IP Law 2021, vol 70, 7 (2021), pp. 725-727.