Dimitri Kosenko

Senior Associate, Rechtsanwalt, UPC Representative

Dimitri Kosenko

Dimitri is a senior associate in EIP's litigation team in Düsseldorf. He advises and represents national and international clients in all areas of intellectual property law. His focus is on advising and representing clients in cross-border patent infringement proceedings in various technical fields, especially telecommunications, and all FRAND related matters at all relevant patent infringement courts in Germany.

Dimitri is also well placed to advise clients on the new Unified Patent Court (UPC) - see further details at EIP Amar, our alliance created to support clients in any litigation before the UPC.

Dimitri joined EIP as a law clerk while completing his legal clerkship at the Regional Court in Mannheim. He has a law degree from Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen. Dimitri speaks German, English and Russian. He is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR).

Recent work

  • Acting for IP Bridge v Huawei, ZTE, and Xiaomi in comprehensive standard-essential patent litigation relating to FRAND licencing. (link)
  • Acting for IP Bridge v Huawei obtaining an Anti-Anti-Suit Injunction. (link)
  • Acting for Conversant Wireless v Daimler in comprehensive standard-essential patent litigation relating to FRAND licencing in complex supply chains for connected cars . (link)
  • Acting for Conversant Wireless v Huawei & ZTE in comprehensive multinational electronics litigation relating to telecommunication patents. (link)

Published articles

  • July 2021
    Law Society Gazette, Video hearings: the German experience (link)
  • August 2020
    Law Society Gazette, 18-year-old law helps German courts tackle backlog (link)


  • 2017 — 2019
    Legal Clerkship, Regional Court Mannheim
  • 2010 — 2017
    Law Degree, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

Career history

  • 2022 — present
    Senior Associate, EIP
  • 2019 — 2022
    Associate, EIP
  • 2019
    Law Clerk, EIP

Awards and recognition

  • Legal 500 Deutschland Patent Litigation 2024, Recommended individuals (link)
  • Legal 500 Germany, Patent Litigation Rising Star 2024 (link)
  • Shortlisted for Intellectual Property Rising Star of the Year, Legal 500 Germany 2024 (link)

Languages spoken

  • German
  • English
  • Russian