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horak.
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Georgstr. 48 · 30159 Hannover
Germany · info@copylawyers.com

Tel +49.511/357356-0
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Copylawyers Office

Different professional backgrounds of our lawyers constitute our profile. Our services are tailored to fit your needs. Our basic principle consists in professional expertise, excellent education, continuous vocational training and experience. Our individual traits throughout all our activities are defined by specialisation, expert knowledge in different branches and in law as well as creativity. Early advice in legal matters provides for activities in compliance with law.

We complement one another having in mind one goal: your success. Are you looking for a reliable partner to put your plans and ideas into action? Contact us to have one of our lawyers confidentially advise you. Personal contact is very important for us – the choice of means of communication is up to you. Your lawyer assists you constantly at any point of your road to success. Your goal is our goal.

r-horakMichael Horak, LL.M.

Lawyer, graduate engineer (electrical engineering)

Educational and professional background:

Born in 1967; studied law and electrical engineering in Stuttgart, Erlangen and Hanover; 1994 graduated in electrical engineering; 1995 - 1998 associate at the patent law office; 1996 1st degree in law; 1997/1998 associate at international law offices, among others at Clifford Chance (London); 1998 final degree in law; 1999 LL.M. (Master of Laws); specialization: „European Management and Employment Law“ at the University of Leicester (England); 1998/2003 publications: „Environmental protection and competition“, in EUDUR, Prof. Rengeling, ed.).

Since 2000 advising engineer of the Chamber of Engineers in Lower Saxony.

Sworn interpreter/translator for courts and notaries of the district Hanover (English).

1998 - 2002 associate attorney.

Since 2003 partner at the law office Horak.

Admitted to Local Court and Regional Court Hanover, also admitted to the Regional Appeal Court Celle, licensed to practise before all German local and regional courts.

Membership

International Bar Association; British-German-Jurist-Association, German-American Lawyersメ Association; American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA); Task Force on Employment Law of German Lawyer Association; European Economic Interest Grouping of Independent Law Firms (EAK EWiV); Legal Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright (GRUR); German Law and Informatics Association (DGRI e.V.); Association of German Electrical Engineers (VDE); Association of Experts on Legal Protection of Industrial Property (VPP e.V)

r-ziegelerJulia Ziegeler

Lawyer, specialist intellectual property law, ip specialist

Born 1978 in Bückeburg; 1999 - 2003 studied law University Hanover; 2003 first degree in law; 2004 Verwaltungsstation an der DHV Speyer; Wahlstation bei der Niedersächsischen Medienstation Hanover; 2006 final degree in law in Düsseldorf; Lawyer since 2006; 2006 - 2007 Lawyer at aLaw Office in Minden; equestrian and horse breeding near activities

Lawyer at horak. Attorneys at Law since 2008.

Representation before all German local, district and regional courts.

Specialist intellectual property law since 2010.

Ip specialist, copyright and media law specialist since 2012

University professor of intellectual property law, copyright and media law at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HAWK) Hildesheim.

r-umbergAnna Umberg, LL. M., M.A.

Lawyer

Born 1981 in Berlin; 2000 - 2006 studied law Universities of Saarland and Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg; 2006 first degree in law; 2002 - 2003 University Bologna (Italien); 2006 - 2009 M.A. (Master of Arts) University Hamburg; 2007 - 2008 M.A. University of Kent (UK); 2009 project assistant at Goethe-Institut Korea (Seoul); 2010 selectionstation at the German Embassy Wilna; 2010 management station at the Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur; 2011 selectionstation at the headquarter of Goethe-Instituts e.V.; final degree in law and lawyer since 2012

Specialist lawyer course for the lawyer specializing in copyright and media law in 2012.

University lecturer for intellectual property law at the University for applied Science and Art (HAWK), Hildesheim since 2013.

Lawyer at horak. Attorneys at Law since 2013.

Surveying activities at the Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur Hanover (ZEvA) since 2014.

Master in intellectual property law University Düsseldorf 2015, LL.M.

Representation before all German local, district and regional courts.

Languages: German, English, Italian

r-schwerdtLisa Schwerdt

Lawyer

Born 1979 in Hamburg; studied law at University Hamburg; first degree in law 2010. Clerkship 2010 - 2012 with Stations in Hamburg and Hanoi, Vietnam. 2012 final degree in law. 2009 - 2011 cooperation in a Media Law aligned Law Office in Hamburg; lawyer since 2013,

Lawyer at horak. Attorneys at Law since 2013.

Since 2012 service training for a lawyer specializing in intellectual property law

Representation before all German local, district and regional courts.

r-klugeAnsgar Kluge

Lawyer

Born 1985 in Hanover; studied law at University Göttingen 10/2006 - 04/2011 - Priority area: media law first degree in law 2011. clerkship 2011 - 2013 with Stations at the Niedersächsischen Landesmedienanstalt and well-known law offices; final degree in law in 2013. Lawyer at horak. Attorneys at Law; Lawyer since 2014.

Representation before all German local, district and regional courts.

r-eckhardDipl.-Phys. Andree Eckhard

Patent Attorney

Born 1953 in Leimbach/Thüringen. Studied physics 1976 - 1981 at the Humboldt-Universität Berlin with specialization Festkörperphysik/Optoelektronik. Graduate engineer 1981 “Degradationsverhalten von LEDs”. Development engineer and group leader for color picture tubedevelopment (license: Toshiba/Japan) in a factory for televisualelectrinics in Berlin 1981 - 1987 and group leader photoconductordevelopment for Xerographie-Photocopiers in microelectronics Secura-Werken Berlin 1987 - 1990. IT-additional training at Siemens-Nixdorf 1990. 1991 graduate patent engineer in the Preussag AG, later TUI AG Hanover and education to Patentlawyer.

Patent Attorney at horak. Attorneys at Law since 2014.

r-gittmannKatharina Gitmann

Lawyer

Studied law at the University Hanover and University Hamburg with focus on Media Law, 2013 first degree in law at the Judicial Examination Office Hamburg; clerkship 2013 - 2015 with Stations at the Senate Chancellery, Media Office in Hamburg and at a big Company for Musicalproductions in Hamburg. Scientific Associate at a renowned law office for Media Law. Final degree in law 2015.

Lawyer at horak. Attorneys at Law since 2016.

Representation before all German local, district and regional courts.

r-behrendKaroline Behrend

Lawyer

Born 1979. Studied law at the University Göttingen 2000 - 2005. Semester abroad at the Universidade de Vigo, Spain. First degree in law 2005. Clerkship 2006 - 2009 with Stations at the OLG Bremen, the Bremischen Evangelischen Kirche und renowned Law Officces. Final degree in law 2009. Since 2014 secondary activity as fitness trainer.

Lawyer at horak. Attorneys at Law since 2016.

Representation before all German local, district and regional courts.

r-muellerDr. Johanna Müller

Patent Attorney

Born 1984. Studied biology at the University Göttingen 2004 - 2009 with followed graduated in Developmental Biochemistry at Göttinger Centrum for molecular Biosciences. Diploma 2008 „Identifying of potential retinoic acid-dependent genes during early pancreas specification in Xenopus laevis“. 2009 - 2012 researcher at the Instituteof Clinical Biochemistryandendocrinepediatricsat Hanover Medical School (MHH). 2012 Dr. rer. nat., summa cum laude. Entry into a middle class, overlocally patent lawyers- und lawyers-firm as patent attorney candidate in Cologne 2012 and performance the various theoretical and practical requirements for Patentassessor. 2016 Successful completion of the examination for german patent attorney and subsequently admitted to the patent attorneys. Preliminary to the european examination.

Patent Attorney at horak. Attorneys at Law since 2016.

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