Investment Manager, Senior Legal Counsel
Michael Munsch is a member of Omni Bridgeway’s global intellectual property team.
Based in Cologne, Michael is responsible for originating, assessing, and managing funded cases in EMEA with an emphasis on intellectual property litigation. In Germany, he is a Certified Intellectual Property Lawyer who brings nearly 15 years’ experience covering a wide range of industry sectors including telecommunications, electronics, mechanical engineering and pharmaceuticals in all forms of disputes, including high-value and complex international litigation.
Prior to Omni Bridgeway, Michael was Counsel at renowned German law firm Meissner Bolte where he advised clients primarily on patent litigation. In his previous roles, Michael gained substantial expertise valuating and litigating Standard Essential Patents including as partner of the British firm EIP and as a member of the in-house legal and IP teams of ThyssenKrupp Elevator and Nestlè.
Michael is member of the Lawyers Bar Association Düsseldorf as well as Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR). He completed his legal studies at Westfälischen Wilhelmsuniversität Münster and at the University of Cologne.
IAM Patent 1000 (2022) recognises Michael as recommended individual in Germany.
He is fluent in German and English.
- The UPC and How Litigation Funding Can Support Your Patent Enforcement Strategy. Chambers and Partners. March 22, 2023. Webinar.