Dr. Andreas Leupold is working as a lawyer for companies from all over the world for more than 20 years with the main focus in the legal areas IT, new technologies, data protection, media, licenses and industrial property rights. As a trial lawyer in all instances for some very well-known companies and groups of companies, he has many years of legal practice. He is listed in the Handelsblatt list of the best business lawyers and in the Best Lawyers Germany List for information technology and media law. In 2016, his law firm Leupold Legal was awarded with the “Global Law Experts – 3D Printing Law Firm of the Year in Germany” Award and in 2017 it received the Corporate Intl Global Award “3D Printing Sector Law Firm of the Year Germany”.
For several years now, Dr. Leupold is working intensively on developments in the field of additive manufacturing and the associated legal requirements for companies. He gives lectures on industrial 3D printing & law and runs in-house workshops for management and legal departments in large companies. He is author of the guide “3D Druck, Additive Fertigung und Rapid Manufacturing” published by Verlag Franz Ahlen, and editor of the work for companies “3D Printing: Recht, Wirtschaft und Technik des industriellen 3D-Drucks”, which will be released in summer 2017 and in which authors from industry and legal sciences discuss the latest topics of 3D printing for companies. In addition, Dr. Leupold, together with Judge Silke Glossner, is editor of the munich lawyer’s guide for IT law published by C.H.Beck. Lawyer Dr. Andreas Leupold is founding member and advisory council of Mobility goes Additive e.V.