Dr. Cornelius Kleiner



Dr. Cornelius Kleiner is a member of the IP law and IT law practice groups. He advises national and international clients on commercial law, in particular on the drafting of contracts and the law governing general terms and conditions. He also advises on intellectual property and copyright law, including the drafting of license agreements.

He is also active in the field of information technology and data protection law.


  • Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (First State Examination 2015)
  • Research assistant at the Center for Applied Legal Studies, Institute for Information and Economic Law, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (2015-2021)
  • Dr. iur. 2020
  • Legal clerkship in the district of the Higher Regional Court Karlsruhe (Second State Examination 2021)
  • Admitted 2021

Doctoral thesis

“Die elektronische Person – Entwurf eines Zurechnungs- und Haftungssubjekts für den Einsatz autonomer Systeme im Rechtsverkehr”, Baden-Baden 2021


German, English

  • Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR)

Stuttgart office

Assistant: Ms. Krauß
Telephone +49 711 601708-58
Fax +49 711 601708-61

Practice areas

Commercial law, trademark law, copyright law, unfair competition law