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Michael Horak, LL.M.
Anna Umberg, LL.M., M.A.
Dipl.-Phys. Andree Eckhard
Dr. Johanna K. Müller
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Michael Horak, LL.M., Graduate engineer, specialist intellectual property law, ip specialist
copyright and media law specialist,consultant engineer
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 at Ritter, Gross & Partner.
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.
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);
Julia Ziegeler, Lawyer, specialist intellectual property law, ip specialist
Anna Umberg, M.A., Lawyer
Dipl.-Phys. Andree Eckhard, Patent-Lawyer
Dr. Johanna Müller, Patent-Lawyer