Aimee Gessner, a national of Canada, is Senior Trademark Counsel at BMW AG, the German automobile manufacturer based in Munich. She is responsible for trademark and other intellectual property matters of the BMW Group internationally, in particular for the North and South American markets. Her role as trademark counsel extends to various subsidiaries and divisions of the BMW Group, including Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd, MINI, BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Motorcycles . Her other areas of expertise include licensing, Community Trademark prosecution and opposition proceedings, as well as Internet and Domain Name issues. She has established and implemented the corporate policy and strategy with respect to BMW Group domain names and is experienced in drafting and filing UDRP complaints.
Ms. Gessner is a member of the Bar of the State of New York, USA and is also admitted to practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales. She is also a member of the Munich Chamber of Attorneys (Rechtsanwaltskammer).