Get to know, who we are.

We strive to build a lasting relationship with you based on quality, trust and reliability of our services. Our lawyers are highly specialized, work scientifically and are experts in their field. You may already know us because you have hired us. Our attorneys are well known through seminars and scientific publications. You may also know one of our lawyers from publications, our seminars or other appearances. If you are hearing about us for the first time, we offer you the opportunity to get to know a reliable legal partner who will help shape your success. Or, based on our profile, you may be interested in one of our specialties that you are still missing in your network of advisors.


We can meet  with the best qualifications: we are attorneys at law/ specialized attorneys/ patent attorneys.

Specialized Lawyers

In addition to specialist titles for intellectual property law, we also hold specialist titles for copyright law and media law.

Patent Attorneys

You need even more expertise? If required, one of our patent attorneys will be consulted. Get to know us!



Our Team of Attorneys

Michael Horak, LL.M.


Attorney-at-law / Consulting Engineer /Specialist attorney for industrial property rights / Specialist attorney for copyright and media law


Julia Ziegeler


Attorney-at-law / Specialist attorney for industrial property rights / Specialist attorney for copyright and media law


Anna Umberg, LL.M., M.A.


Attorney-at-law /Specialist attorney for intellectual property rights


Andree Eckhard


Patent Attorney / European Trademark and European Design Attorney


Katharina Gitmann-Kopilevich


Attorney-at-law /Specialist attorney for intellectual property rights /

Karoline Behrend


Attorney-at-law / Procurement Law Specialized Attorney

Johanna K. Müller-Kühne, PhD


Patent Attorney /European Patent Attorney/ European Trademark Attorney and Design Attorney


Andreas Friedlein

Associate Attorney 




Stefan Karfusehr




What do we have to offer


Nationwide and cross-border activities are part of everyday life today. Our clients are often internationally active. horak Rechtsanwälte also advises at the highest level in cross-border transactions. In addition, we have specialized cooperation networks in intellectual property law with law firms worldwide, in particular in the USA, Canada, South America, Asia (including China and Japan) and Australia .

What do we work with

Our equipment

We have access to the national and international databases that are essential for our legal practice, we have an extensive, up-to-date library system that goes far beyond the usual and we constantly maintain our technical and material equipment. We also place the highest demands on our office equipment in terms of content in order to provide you with a legal service that can meet your expectations. Plan your appointment

How can we support and advice you

Power of Representation

Our attorneys are authorized to represent all clients before all German and European courts (with the exception of the Federal Supreme Court in civil matters). The attorneys also assist their clients before the German, European and international offices and courts of industrial property protection, such as the DPMA, the EPO, the OHIM, the WIPO, etc.