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Dr. Sebastian Stepan

Dr. Sebastian Stepan advises clients in all areas of intellectual property law with a focus on patent, trademark and IT law. In addition, he assists companies in issues pertaining to commercial and economic law.

Practice areas
  • Intellectual property rights with a focus on patent, trademark and IT law
  • Commercial and economic law
  • Litigation
Vita
  • 2005 - 2012 Law studies at Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg and the University of Ottawa, Canada
  • 2012 - 2018 Research assistant at the Institut für geschichtliche Rechtswissenschaft (Institute for Historical Jurisprudence) at Heidelberg University
  • 2012 and 2013 Research projects at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • 2016 PhD (Dr. iur.) at Heidelberg University
  • 2016 - 2018 Legal clerkship in the circuit of the Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe with stages in Heidelberg und Mannheim
  • 2018 Admitted to the German bar
Other activities and memberships
  • Member of the Heidelberger Rechtshistorische Gesellschaft (Heidelberg Society of Legal History)
Publications
  • Scaevola noster. Schulgut in den ‚libri disputationum‘ des Claudius Tryphoninus?, Tübingen 2018, ISBN 978-3-16-155660-9
  • “Nel mondo del diritto romano” Roma, 10 y 11 de octubre de 2014 (Tagungsbericht), in: Revista de Estudios Histórico-Jurídicos 37 (2015), S. 609-613
  • De maestros y discípulos. Observaciones en cuanto al debitum en las obras de juristas clásicos, in: Seminarios Complutenses de Derecho Romano 28 (2015), S. 1069-1084
  • „History of Legal Concepts and Historical Individuality of the Classical Roman Jurists“: Conference at Montepulciano, Italy, from June 14 to 17, 2011 or: Should we really think of the fathers of the Civil Law system as interchangea-ble personalities? (Tagungsbericht), in: GLOSSAE. European Journal of Legal History, 9 (2012)
  • Christoph Lundgreen, Regelkonflikte in der römischen Republik: Geltung und Gewichtung von Normen in politischen Entscheidungsprozessen; Aloys Winterling (Hrsg.), Zwischen Strukturgeschichte und Biographie: Probleme und Perspektiven einer neuen Römischen Kaisergeschichte: 31 v. Chr. – 192 n. Chr. (Rezension), in: Journal on European History of Law, Vol. 3 / 2012, No. 1, S. 128 f.
My motto

„Plato is my friend, Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth." (Isaac Newton)

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