Katharina Gitmann-Kopilevich

Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist

“Do you need a competent consulation in a music law matter? We are here to help you.”


Born in 1984, Mrs. Gitmann-Kopilevich studied Law at the Leibniz University of Hanover and the University of Hamburg with a focus in media law; she passed her German First Legal State Examination  at the Hamburg Examination Office in 2013. Mrs Gitmann-Kopilevich´s legal clerkship took place in the years between 2013-2015, including a positions at the Senate Chancellery, the Media Office in Hamburg and at a large musical production company in Hamburg. She also worked as research assistant at a renowned Law Firm for media law.

Mrs. Gitmann-Kopilevich sat her Second Legal State Examination in 2013 and is authorized to represent before all German Local, Regional and Higher Regional Courts.

Attorney-at-law at the partnership Horak Attorneys at Law in Hanover since 2016.

Specialist attorney training course to become a specialist attorney for intellectual property rights in 2017.


  • german
  • english
  • russian

Specializations in German Law

Intellectual Property (patents, trademarks, copyright law, domains etc.)

  • Patent Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Domains and Domain Name Law
  • Utility Models Law
  • Licensing Law

Competition and Anti-Trust Law

  • Act against Unfair Competition
  • Advertising Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Act against Restrains on Competition
  • Merger Control Proceedings
  • Procurement law

Sport Law (Sportsman law, sports club law, sports association law, sports contract law)

Law of technology (including EDP, Internet, telecommunications)

  • EDP law (with computer law, software law, data protection law)
  • internet law / online law
  • telecommunications law

Copyright (moral rights, exploitation rights, rights of use etc. ) and Media Law

  • Music Law
  • Publishing Law
  • Artist Contract Law
  • Photo Right
  • Film Law
  • Event Law
  • Press Law

Pharmaceutical law, Food Law, Cosmetics Law, Pharmacy Law

Drafting of contracts with reference to the aforementioned points

Legal proceedings relating to the aforementioned focal points

Tax law and Economic Criminal Law (with reference to the aforementioned fields of law)

General Civil Law