Marcus Luepke Joins BSKB

Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP (BSKB) is pleased to announce the arrival of Marcus H.H. Luepke as of counsel to the firm’s trademark and copyright practice.

Mr. Luepke is an experienced international trademark attorney, with over ten years experience practicing trademark law in Germany. His practice currently focuses on trademark clearance and prosecution, and counseling clients in managing and enforcing international trademark portfolios. He is experienced in prosecuting U.S. and European Community Trademarks as well as trademarks under the Madrid Agreement and Protocol. Mr. Luepke previously served as Trademark Counsel for BMW and The Coca-Cola Company.

“We are very pleased to welcome Marcus to the firm,” said Robert J. Kenney, partner at BSKB. “His vast experience on both sides of the Atlantic, both in private practice and as in-house corporate counsel, offers him a unique vantage point that will benefit our clients. He inherently understands the challenges our clients face, and can offer guidance and assistance that best serve their interests.”

Mr. Luepke earned his law degree from the Hamburg University Law School, and LL.M. from the George Washington University Law School.