Clarissa Otto



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Ms. Clarissa Otto is an associate in the Düsseldorf office and a member of the Corporate Group.

Her practice focuses on counseling in the area of intellectual property, data protection and general corporate counseling, e.g.:

  • Advising multinational clients on all sorts of IP issues in M&A transactions.
  • Advising on and drafting IP agreements, including but not limited to, IP transfer agreements, license agreements, R&D agreements, joint venture agreements.
  • Assisting clients with contentious and non-contentious advise in unfair and deceptive trade matters. A special focus is on betrayal of business secrets matters and false advertisement.
  • Assisting clients with contentious and non-contentious advise in trademark, design and copyright matters including trademark prosecution.

Ms. Otto joined Orrick in 2015.

Posts by: Clarissa Otto

Trade Secrets and Cloud Services: Is the Sky the Limit?

Germany is not only known as one of the best countries for enjoying beer and bratwurst, but it is also known as a country with some of the strictest data privacy laws on the planet. Within this environment, should companies doing business in Germany even consider using cloud services for trade secrets? They should! READ MORE