Founder at SCHERENBERG LEGAL & LICENSING
Oliver Scherenberg founded SCHERENBERG LEGAL & LICENSING in 2015 as a specialised boutique law firm focused on the monetisation of IP rights.
Previously, Mr Scherenberg was a partner at leading German IP litigation firms and held senior management positions at a service provider for Deutsche Bank patent funds. Since 2015, Mr Scherenberg has also been the outsourced general counsel for international patent licensing company Sisvel. Through these positions, he has gained deep experience across various industries and the models for re-financing investments in innovation and the creation of other intangible assets.
Mr Scherenberg’s legal experience spans sectors such as telecommunications, wireless technology, audio/video coding, automotive, media and entertainment. He provides clients with strategic, operational and tactical advice across a broad range of legal and economic issues related to the monetisation of IP rights. Further fields of expertise are reputation management and crisis communication.
In his capacity as general counsel for the Sisvel Group, Mr Scherenberg has been involved in numerous international headline deals regarding the licensing and enforcement of standard essential patents in the telecommunications and wireless industry, as well as the facilitation of patent licensing programmes/patent pools. He is involved as an expert in the consultations to reform the German Patent Code, which are considering – among other things – whether or not to apply a proportionality check in infringement proceedings.
Mr Scherenberg is a qualified German attorney at law. He holds a law degree from Heidelberg University and a JD from the Technical University of Dresden.