Martin Vorbrodt (of counsel) joined Fredricks & von der Horst in 2006, bringing to the firm extensive experience in IT law, intellectual property, licensing and media law as well as in commercial and corporate law. His work with European law firms and companies spanned the field of international transactions and dispute resolution.
Mr. Vorbrodt's emphasis on Business Law and Intellectual Property responds to the firm's growing clientele for services in licensing, copyrights, and information technology law. Further, Mr. Vorbrodt offers also a strong background in entertainment law. He was legal counsel to a series of international film projects and counseled record companies and artists.
Before starting at Fredricks & von der Horst Mr. Vorbrodt worked in the legal department of an international media group and advised the management in the area of business and corporate law, including establishment of the legal framework for the group's international cash-pooling system, on internet law as well as on various media law issues.
After graduating from the University of Bielefeld in Germany and passing the German Bar Examination, Mr. Vorbrodt wrote a scholarly thesis on the subject of the legal framework for the composition of supervisory boards in German stock corporations.
Mr. Vorbrodt passed the California State Bar Examination in 2011, and he is a licensed lawyer in Germany. He is fluent in English and German and conversant in French.