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Mathews George


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Mathews George


Mathews P. George LLM is an Advocate (Foreign Registered) with his work focussing on intellectual property rights and competition, especially as relevant to cutting-edge and standardised technologies.

Mathews graduated from one of the premier law schools in India and went on to practise law with one of the largest law firms in India. He comes with a broad experience entailing policy advocacy, dispute resolution and transactional work. His areas of expertise include intellectual property law, competition law and public law.


Relevant experience

  • Mathews has developed a depth of experience in relation to intellectual property and competition, with some of his matters being:

    • Advising clients in the ICT sector in the negotiation of licensing agreements involving intangible assets
    • Policy and legal consultancy in sectors such as telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and entertainment
    • Assisting with various legal and policy initiatives at government level
    • Advising several technology start-ups

Career and qualifications

Mathews P. George LLM is a qualified lawyer admitted to the Bar in India (Advocate), and a Member of the Rechtsanwaltskammer für den Oberlandesgerichtsbezirk München.

Mathews holds a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property (LLM IP) from the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center, Germany

Awards and citations


Co-author: ‘Copyrightability of fonts’ in Non-Conventional Copyright – Do New and Atypical Works Deserve Protection?, E. Bondadio and N. Lucchi (eds), Edward Elgar Publishing 2018

‘Gene Patents and Right to Health’ in 3 National University of Juridical Sciences Law Review, 323 (2010)

‘Use of the Corporate Vehicle for Tax Planning: The Vodafone Case and Direct Taxes Code’ in 3 National University of Juridical Sciences Law Review, 201 (2010)

‘Madrid System and Indian trademark owners’ in 1 Manupatra Intellectual Property Reports, 137 (2010)


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