Jörg Hoffmann

Doctoral Student and Junior Research Fellow

Intellectual Property and Competition Law

+49 89 24246-594

Areas of Interest:

Antitrust Law, Unfair Competition Law, Banking Regulatory Law, Data Protection Law, Civil Law, European Law, International Law, Legal Implications of the Data Driven Economy

Academic Resumé

Since 2018
Junior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

2017 - 2018
Scholarship Holder at the Max-Planck-Institute for Innovation and Competition

Since 2017
Doctoral Candidate at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) under the Supervision of Prof. Dr. Josef Drexl LL.M. (Berkley)
Topic: Digitization of Payment Systems and its Implications on Consumer Protection and Competition

Second State Exam in Law (equivalent to bar exam), Hamburg, Germany 

2014 - 2016
Legal Clerkship in the Jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal Hamburg, Germany, inter alia at the European Commission, Brussels, the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republik of Germany to the United Nations, New York, USA and CMS Hasche Sigle, Hamburg, Germany (Antitrust Law)

First State Exam in Law
Munich, Germany

2007 - 2014
Study of Law
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)/Paris II (Pantheon-Assas), UCL (London) (focus on European Law and Public International Law)

Work Experience

Lawyer at Hogan Lovells LLP
Frankfurt, Germany (Banking Regulatory, EU Regulatory)

2014 - 2015
Research Assistant at Taylor Wessing
Hamburg, Germany (Antitrust Law)

Research Assistant at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy LLP
Munich, Germany (Antitrust Law)

Research Assistant at Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana
Mexico City, Mexico (Public International Law/Human Rights Law) 

2010 - 2012
Student Research Assistant at Max-Planck-Institute for Innovation and Competition


Doctoral scholarship at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

Scholarship from Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienstes (DAAD)/Erasmus scholarship


Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz (GRUR)

Deutsche Gesellschaft der Vereinten Nationen e.V. (DGVN)

UCL Alumni, London, UK (aoc.ucl.ac.uk/alumni)

Open Data Institute, London, UK (theodi.org)

Phi Delta Phi Hans-Jürgen Papier Inn e.V. (http://phideltaphi-muenchen.de)


German Legislators Dismiss E-Money Concerns Over 4th AMLD, Payments Compliance, Compliance Online, London, UK


Summer Term 2017

Preparatory Course for the First State Exam - Simulation Course of Oral Exams in Public Law

Location: LMU Munich