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Theis Klauberg (LL.M)

Visiting Lecturer
Intellectual Property Law


E-mail: theis.klauberg@rgsl.edu.lv

LL.M (University of Western Cape, 1997)
MBA (Vytautas Magnus University, 2009)

Theis Klauberg is a practising lawyer since 2000 and a member of the bar associations of Hamburg, Latvia and Lithuania. After completing his law studies at Hamburg, Humboldt (Berlin) and Heidelberg universities, he received a Masters Degree from the University of the Western Cape (South Africa) in 1997 and an MBA from the Baltic Management Institute in 2009. He worked at several international NGOs before joining a Tallinn lawfirm in 2000. A founding partner of the law firm BNT Attorneys-at-law since 2003, his fields of professional specialisation include commercial, intellectual property and financial services law in the Baltic States region. He lectures intellectual property law at RGSL since 2001.

He is a Board member of the European Centre for Comparative Commercial and Company law


Publications on commercial law issues with a focus on the Baltic States and Central-Eastern Europe:

  • General Case on Director’s Duties in: M. Siems/D. Cabrelli (eds.) Comparative Company Law, A Case-Based Approach (Hart, 2013)
  • Latvijas Republikas Darba Likums / Labour Law of the Republic of Latvia / Arbeitsgesetz der Republik Lettland (editor) (Latvijas Vēstnesis/Harro von Hirschheydt apgads, 2013)
  • National Report on the transfer of movables in Latvia in: W. Faber and B. Lurger (eds.) National Reports on the Transfer of Movables in Europe (Sellier. European Law Publishers 2010)
  • Betriebsübergang in Mittel-, Ost- und Südosteuropa, Länderbericht Lettland (BayME – Schriftenreihe Internationales Recht 2010)
  • “Latvia” in: A. Colombi Ciacchi and S. Weatherill (eds.), Regulating Unfair Banking Practices in Europe: The Case of Personal Suretyships (Oxford University Press, 2010)
  • Handbuch des Bankrechts in Deutschland und Europa, Länderteil Estland, Lettland und Litauen (Springer, 2009)
  • Handbuch des Erbrechts in Deutschland und Europa, Länderteil Estland, Lettland und Litauen (ZERB Verlag 2008)
  • The Insolvency Law of Central and Eastern Europe, Country Report Latvia, INSOL Europe Series 2007
  • GmbH-Recht in Europa – Estland, Lettland und Litauen (ZERB Verlag 2006)
  • Zivilgesetzbuch der Republik Lettland von 1937, deutsche Übersetzung (Latvijas Vēstnesis 2006)
  • Rules on Takeover Bids in Latvia (EBLR 6-2005)
  • Das Internationale Verfahrensrecht zwischen der Schweiz und den neuen EU-Mitgliedstaaten (AJP 8/2005)
  • Die Umsetzung des Gemeinschaftsrechts und die Strukturen im Bereich Finanzdienstleistungen in Lettland (ERA-Forum 3/2004)
  • Beratungshandbuch EU-Osterweiterung, Länderteile Lettland, Litauen (KOGNOS, since 2004)
  • Gesellschaftsrecht in Estland, Lettland und Litauen (Jehle Rehm, 2004)
  • Handbuch des Bankrechts in Deutschland und Europa, Länderteil Estland, Lettland und Litauen (Springer, 2003)
  • correspondent for Estonia, Latvia and Latvia in Chronik der Rechtsentwicklung in Wirtschaft und Recht in Osteuropa WIRO (beck Verlag) since 2001.

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