Dr. Georg Federer

Dr. Georg Federer is a trademark lawyer and founding Shareholder of Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. He is also the managing shareholder of the firm’s Munich office. He is based out of the Munich office in Germany. Dr. Federer’s practice focuses primarily on civil litigation in the areas of competition and trademark law, wills, estates, probate law, business litigation, as well as transactional matters.

Dr. Federer is a member of the German Bar and the German Attorney Association. He is admitted to practice in Germany since 1987. Dr. Federer has retired from the firm and the practice of law as of June 30, 2016


Ludwig-Maximilians University

  • School of Law; Munich, Germany
  • Bavarian State Exam
  • conferred 1983
  • Ph.D. (Juris Doctor),
  • Munich, Germany 1989

Verwaltungswissenschaftliche University

  • Degree in Administrative Law Studies
  • Speyer, Germany 1985

Bayerische Vereinsbank

  • Specialized Degree in Banking
  • Munich, Germany 1977


  • Shareholder, Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. Munich, Germany, until 2016
  • Private law practice Munich, Germany, since 1987
  • Professor (Lehrbeauftragter), University for Film and Television Lecturer on the topic of Special Advertising Formats in film and television Munich, Germany, 1991 – 1994


  • Max-Planck Institute, Scholarship Institute for foreign and international Patent, Trademark and Antitrust Law, Munich, Germany, 1984 – 1992
  • Publication of the textbook, “Das Wettbewerbsverhältnis im Gesetz gegen unlauteren Wettbewerb,” VVF Publishing, Munich, Germany 1990


  • Member of the German Attorney Association
  • Founding member of the Consortium for International Legal Relations
  • Director on board of directors for a German corporation (GmbH) 1998 – 2002
  • Member of the German Bar, exam in Munich, Germany 1987
  • Member, Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR)