Dr. Nico Gielen

Dr. Nico Gielen

Rechtsanwalt|Associate

About Nico Gielen

Dr. Nico Gielen acts as counsel in a variety of litigation and arbitration matters and as tribunal secretary.

Nico studied at the University of Muenster and holds a doctorate of law in the fields of institutional arbitration and media law. He completed his traineeship working at the Federal Constitutional Court, the Federal Ministry of Justice and the Litigation & Arbitration practice group at Baker McKenzie.

Before joining Hanefeld, Nico worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Information, Communication and Media Law and the Institute for International Commercial Law at the University of Muenster. He also coached the Muenster team for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

Nico’s working languages are German and English.

Contact

Instruments

Arbitration Litigation

Areas of practice

International Private & Civil Procedure Law Commercial & Trade Law Intellectual Property Law Telecommunication and Media Law

Experience

Representation of domestic and foreign companies in domestic and international arbitration proceedings

Secretary to the arbitral tribunal in domestic and international arbitration proceedings

Representation of domestic and foreign companies before German courts

Languages and nationality

  • German
  • English

  • German

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2024

    Associate with HANEFELD, Hamburg

  • 2022-2024

    Legal traineeship at the Federal Constitutional Court (First Senate), the Federal Ministry of Justice (Department for Telecommunication and Media Law) and the Arbitration & Litigation practice group at Baker McKenzie

  • 2019-2022

    Doctor of Laws (Dr. iur.) at the University of Muenster

  • 2013-2018

    Law studies at the University of Muenster
    Special training in the fields of Intellectual Property, and Information, Telecommunication and Media Law

Publications

  • Die Gründung einer Schiedsinstitution – Eine Analyse am Beispiel des Deutschen Medienschiedsgerichts, Berlin

  • Urheberrecht: Vereinbarkeit von Uploadfilter und Meinungsfreiheit, Case Note on ECJ, Judgement of 26 April 2022, C-401/19
    EuZW 2022, 458

  • Digital Markets Act und Digital Services Act, Regulierung von Markt- und Meinungsmacht durch die Europäische Union
    EuZW 2021, 627 (co-author with Dr. Steffen Uphues)

  • Die virtuelle Verhandlung im Schiedsverfahren
    SchiedsVZ 2020, 257 (co-author with Dr. Christian Johannes Wahnschaffe)
  • Guggenberger (ed.), NetzDG: Im Zweifel gegen die Meinungsfreiheit, Eine Verfassungsbeschwerde gegen das Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz
  • Der Kampf gegen das kulturelle Vergessen, Eine kritische Betrachtung der Art. 8-11 DSM-RL zu vergriffenen Werken
    IWRZ 2020, 3 (co-author with Dr. Marten Tiessen)
  • Keine digitale Erschöpfung: UsedSoft-Urteil nach EuGH nicht auf E-Books übertragbar, Case Note on ECJ, Judgement of 19 December 2019, C-263/18
    IWZR 2020, 74

  • Die neue Plattformhaftung nach der Richtlinie über das Urheberrecht im digitalen Binnenmarkt
    EuZW 2019, 639 (co-author with Dr. Marten Tiessen)

Memberships

  • Moot Alumni Association (MAA)
  • DIS40
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