Prof. Dr Andreas Steininger
Professor Dr Andreas Steininger is working for ADVANT Beiten’s Moscow office and is member of the IP/IT/Media practice proup. Prof Dr Steininger’s core activities include consulting on the protection of intellectual property rights, corporate law together with the law of the countries of Eastern Europe, in particular Russian civil and corporate law. As Dr Steininger is by education not only a lawyer, but also an engineer, he specialises in legal issues, the resolution of which requires knowledge in the area of technology.
Professor Dr Steininger studied law at the University of Bonn, and also physics/mechanics at the University of Bonn and at the Technical University of Darmstadt. In June 2001 Prof Dr Steininger was admitted to practice law. Prof Dr Steininger started his career at the international company Simmons & Simmons, where he worked as an advocate and lead lawyer on a project related to the opening of the representative office of the Agency for Economic Development of the Land of North Rhine Westphalia in Moscow (2003). In 2003, Prof Dr Steininger became Senior Legal Expert on issues of criminal and civil law as part of a project for the reform and modernization of Azerbaijan’s legal system, implemented within the framework of the U TACIS program (Technical aid for the CIS) in Baku (Azerbaijan). In 2005 he joined Noerr Stiefenhofer Lutz in Moscow. In 2008 Prof Dr Steininger defended his research work for candidate for professor of economic law at the high school of Wismar. In addition to the research, Prof Dr Steininger was Of Counsel at Rödl & Partner. In 2009, together with Minister of Economics Dr. Wolfgang Clement, Prof Dr Steininger established the Institute of Law, Economics and Trade in Countries Bordering on the Baltic Sea, Wismar. Prof Dr Steininger has been working for ADVANT Beiten since 2011.
Andreas Steininger is listed in Best Lawyers in the fields of Information Technology Law and Media Law.
(Best Lawyers 2022, 2021, 2020)
Publications / Lectures
The judiciary in the Russian Federation from the perspective of the jurisdiction of arbitration and arbitration courts, 1997;
Drafting of comments on new Russian legislation on enforcement and assistance with its translation, 1999, Handbuch Wirtschaft und Recht in Osteuropa;
Russian legislation regulating sale and purchase agreements (dissertation), 2001;
Editor of the Azerbaijani independent law journal "Hüquq Jurnali", since August 2004;
Comments on Russian legislation regulating the protection of software products and copyrights, November 2006, the 2nd edition of "International Agreement on Software";
Editor of the Russian part of WiRO-Handbuch, since December 2007;
Article in three parts on Part Four of the RF Civil Code for the special interest magazine WiRO (patent law, protection of intellectual property in Russia), the article appeared in the February, March and April issues of WiRO for 2009;
Article covering Part 4 of the RF Civil Code, Corporate Lawyer, publishing house Wolters Kluwer, Berlin/Moscow, November 2009;
Article covering mandatory registration of license agreements in the Russian Federation, Corporate Lawyer, publishing house Wolters Kluwer, Berlin/Moscow, January 2011.
Effects of the Sanctions: Legal Certainty in Difficult Times
Prof. Dr Andreas Steininger
in: Wegweiser (2014), p. 21