Prof Dr Nils Gruske
Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt), Partner

Prof Dr Nils Gruske is responsible for Intellectual property and IT law at kallan. He advises on all aspects of intellectual property, IT and internet law, marketing law and data protection. In addition to drafting and negotiating complex, cross-border licensing and IT outsourcing agreements, he advises clients e.g on the legal issues surrounding their internet platforms and advertising campaigns. He is the point of contact at kallan for start-ups. In addition, Nils advises industrial clients on commercial agreements of all kind, in particular distribution, sales and manufacturing agreements. 


In addition to his work as a lawyer, Prof Dr Nils Gruske lectures commercial law at the BSP Business & Law School Berlin. 

T +49 - 30 - 22 66 99 - 46

M +49 - 172 - 67 75 364

Prof Dr Nils Gruske

German, English

  • Professor for Commercial Law, BSP Business & Law School – Hochschule für Management und Recht, Berlin (since 2021)
  • kallan Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (since 2016)
  • Accredited lecturer for trademark and copyright law at Hochschule Mittweida, EC Europa Campus, Karlsruhe and Frankfurt a.M. (2015-2017)
  • Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå (2011-2016)
  • Kalckreuth Rechtsanwälte (2008-2011)
  • University of Münster (postgraduate law studies, Dr. iur.)
  • Legal clerkship (Referendariat) at Kammergericht, stages at, inter alia, Hogan & Hartson Raue
  • Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster and University Carlos III, Madrid (law studies)
Recent experience
Publications and lectures




Activities and memberships


  • Institute for Innovation in Legal & Compliance (
  • Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtschutz und Urheberrecht e.V. (GRUR)
Special Appointments