Stefan Völker


Gleiss Lutz
Lautenschlagerstrasse 21
70173 Stuttgart

Tel: +49 711 8997-343


Stefan Völker has many years of experience in intellectual property law and specializes in advising and representing clients in trademark law. His activities range from strategic consulting in the creation and selection of a brand to the supervision of registration procedures and representation in trademark conflicts. Stefan Völker also advises on competition, copyright and media law.

He completed his studies in Tübingen. He has been a partner at Gleiss Lutz since 1994.

He is a member of the Expert Committee on Competition and Trademark Law of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the Publications Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Famous and Well-Known Marks Team at MARQUES, he is Co-Chair of the Trademarks, Designs and Merchandising Committee of the Licensing Executive Society International (LESI) and member of the International Intellectual Property Protection Association (AIPPI).

Stefan Völker speaks German, English and French.

Gleiss Lutz is one of Germany’s leading law firms in the area of trademarks. We have decades of experience of administering trademark portfolios of varying sizes for many longstanding clients.

We currently manage trademarks in more than 190 countries. Our spectrum of services ranges from strategic consulting, to trademark creation and selection, to the full range of activities required for registering a trademark and then monitoring for infringements. Our advice covers not only trademarks as such, but also all other trademark-related IP rights, including trade names, titles of works, and rights to names.

Gleiss Lutz is one of the recognized leading international full service law firms in Germany. Excellence is our claim, client and mandate are our passion. We put together for each mandate an individual, cross-legal team. We develop tailor-made and efficient solutions to the highly complex legal challenges of our clients.
“Stefan Völker is highly regarded by peers and clients alike. One source says: “He is persistent, delivers intelligible and useful advice, and is generally very responsive.” He enjoys an excellent standing in the trade mark law field, advising on both litigation and strategic matters. His highlights include representing Skechers in various trade mark infringement proceedings against competitors regarding its shoe designs and their impact on market competition.”
Chambers & Partners, 2017