Hannes Jacobsen studied law at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. During his education he lived in the United States, the United Kingdom and the People's Republic of China. He was already involved in intellectual property rights during his legal clerkship. Among other things, he worked as a trainee lawyer at international law firms in Munich and Berlin.
Hannes Jacobsen advises mainly on intellectual property, with a focus on antitrust and competition law as well as on patent law. In particular, this includes advising companies on cooperation with other companies and distribution, including representation and defence before the German Federal Cartel Office and the antitrust courts, as well as on merger control issues and the notification of mergers to the national antitrust authorities and the European Commission.
In addition, he advises and assists clients in the enforcement and defence of patent and utility model disputes. At the interface between antitrust and patent law, he advises clients in particular on drafting licensing agreements.