Maître en Droit, D.E.S.S

Curriculum vitae

Marie-Hélène studied Law at the University of Sceaux-Paris XI, France, at the Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany, at the Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany and at the Robert Schuman University of Strasbourg, France.


German, French (mother tongue) and English

Specialist Fields

  • Portfolio management, counseling clients on the acquisition, clearance and maintenance of trademarks, designs, company names and Internet domains
  • Advising in legal disputes in particular in the field of trademarks, designs, tradenames and Internet domain names
  • Intellectual Property Due Diligence with regard to trademarks, tradenames and designs
  • Contractual work, especially in coexistence and licensing matters in all fields of Intellectual Property law

Private Life

Marie-Hélène is passionate about music and has played the transverse flute since her early years. Being a nature enthusiast, she also loves hiking in the mountains and enjoying the grandeur and beauty of alpine landscapes.

Curriculum vitae

  • 2006
    Joining MÜLLER FOTTNER STEINECKE as a lawyer
  • 2004-2006
    Lawyer in an Intellectual Property law firm in France
  • 2003-2004
    Post-graduate studies (D.E.S.S.) of Law at the Robert Schuman University of Strasbourg, France, with emphasis on Intellectual Property Law Thesis: “Oral proceedings before the European Patent Office”
  • 2002-2003
    Training in two Intellectual Property firms in Germany, with emphasis on Trademark Law, Copyright and Competition Law, as well as training at the European Patent Office (Munich)
  • 2001–2002
    LL.M. degree at the Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany, with emphasis on Copyright and Intellectual Property Law
    Thesis: “State and chances of success of the Community patent”
  • 2000–2001
    Studies of Law at the University Sceaux-Paris XI, France, with emphasis on Business Law
  • 1999–2000
    Studies of Law at the Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
  • 1997–1999
    Studies of Law at the University Sceaux-Paris XI, France