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Ulrike Stimmel

Senior Knowledge Lawyer

Ulrike, a German lawyer (Rechtsanwältin), joined the firm as an associate in 2001. She has gained broad experience in litigation for both domestic and international clients in several areas of law. 
Since 2007, she has been a professional support lawyer, working for the dispute resolution and IP teams and in knowledge management. She informs the teams about new developments, conducts internal training, prepares external talks and articles and maintains the knowledge collections. She also assists her colleagues in their client work, e.g. by responding to tricky questions of law. Her specialisms are cross-border litigation issues and conflicts of laws. In addition to her legal work, Ulrike co-ordinates knowledge management within A&O Shearman Germany. She helps other teams how to best collect, share and promote knowledge, and she is actively involved in A&O Shearman’s global knowledge systems projects.


Published Work

Lehnhardt J., Stimmel U. (2011) "Grenzueberschreitende Vollstreckung deutscher Urteile wegen Know-how-Verletzungen in Europa", in: Handbuch Internationaler Know-How-Schutz (Wurzer, Kaiser Hrsg.), Bundesanzeiger Verlag, page 588-595 Die Beurteilung von Lizenzverträgen unter der Rom I-Verordnung, Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht Internationaler Teil (GRURInt), page 783-910, 59. Jahrgang, October 2010 IP Licences and Assignments under the New Rome I Regulation,, 02/2010 (with Nadine Herrmann) 'Noch einmal: Wirksamkeit der vom Treuhänder erklärten Zwangsvollstreckungsunterwerfung', Zeitschrift für Immobilienrecht (ZfIR), Heft 14, 21. July 2003, page 577-583

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main Deutscher Anwaltsverein



Admitted as Referendarin, Germany, 1998 Admitted as Assessorin, Germany, 2000 Admitted as German Rechtsanwältin, Germany, 2001


Frist German Law Degree, Germany, 1998 Second German Law Degree, Germany, 2000
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