Marcus Nothhelfer

Rechtsanwalt (Attorney-at-Law), Munich Office
Fachanwalt für Urheber- und Medienrecht (specialist lawyer for copyright and media law)

Curriculum Vitae

  • Studies at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
  • 1999 – 2002 Inhouse lawyer at Kirch group, Munich
  • 2002 – 2012 Ashurst, Frankfurt and Munich
  • 2012 – 2014 Watson Farley & Williams, Bangkok (head of German Desk South East Asia) and Munich
  • Since 2015 Partner with ARQIS Rechtsanwälte


  • Recognised ranking publications name Marcus Nothhelfer as a frequently recommended lawyer in the areas of Litigation/Dispute Resolution (Legal500) and IP (Best Lawyers via Handelsblatt).


Marcus Nothhelfer regularly publishes expert papers on intellectual property, commercial and competition law in books and highly regarded law journals, e.g.:

  • “Setting up a company with majority or 100 per cent foreign participation in Thailand”, contribution as a co-author for the ”Doing Business in Thailand” section of the German-Thai Chamber of Commerce (GTCC) Handbook & Directory 2014
  • “Genuine only from Paula with the glasses?” (“Nur echt von Paula mit der Brille?”), Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel, issue no 17/2012, on recent case law concerning Design Right protection in Europe and Germany, August 2012


  • GRUR
  • Licensing Executives Society International (LESi)
  • Association Littéraire Et Artistique Internationale (ALAI)
  • German Lawyers’ Association (Deutscher Anwaltverein, DAV)
  • Working group Intellectual Property & Media of the German Lawyers’ Association (ARGE Geistiges Eigentum & Medien des DAV)


  • German
  • English
  • French


Prinzregentenplatz 7
81675 München

Phone: +49 89 309055-600

Fax: +49 89 309055-699

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