Cordula Schumacher LL.M.

Cordula Schumacher LL.M. is a partner of the German boutique IP firm ARNOLD RUESS. She specializes in patent litigation. She has been lead counsel in the key FRAND cases of the last years, i.a. the landmark decisions by the German Federal Court of Justice re Sisvel v Haier, the CJEU referral on licensing in the value chain re Nokia v Daimler or the first anti-anti-suit-injunctions in Germany. 

Managing IP has recognized her as the "Practitioner of the Year in 2021" in Germany and one of the 250 leading women in IP worldwide. The JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms has her as one of nationwide 13 "Leading Partners under 50 years" in patent law.

Cordula pursued her law and business studies at the Universities of Bayreuth and Cologne (Germany), Hawaii Pacific (USA) and Sorbonne-Panthéon, Paris I (France). She holds a Masters Degree in Intellectual Property Law from the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf and speaks German, English, Spanish and French.

Legal 500 praises "excellent communicator" and "vigorous specialist" Cordula Schumacher as a "top patent litigator" whose performance amazes clients.  As a "strategic thinker identifying the key issues" and as accessible, "expert in her field", she offers a "prompt and reliable service".