Georgstr. 48, 30159 Hanover (Head Quarter)
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Andree Eckhard

German Food Law, European Food Law, Health Law, Food Labelling Law, Cosmetics Law, Agricultural Law, Wine Law, HCVO

Mr. Andree Eckhard

Patent Attorney

European Trademark Attorney

European Design Attorney
Diploma in Physics


Born 1953 in Leimbach/Thuringia. Mr. Eckhardt studied physics from 1976 to 1981 at the Humboldt Universtiy of Berlin, specializing in solid-state physics and optoelectronics.

Diploma in 1981: “Degradation behaviour of LEDs”.

Our patent attorney Mr. Eckhardt also worked as a development engineer and group leader for color picture tube development (license: Toshiba/Japan) in the factory for television electronics Berlin from 1981 to 1987 and group leader
for photoconductor development for xerography copiers in the microelectronics Secura-Werke Berlin from 1987 to 1990.

Additional IT training at Siemens-Nixdorf in 1990. From1991, Mr Eckhardt worked as a patent engineer at Preussag AG, and afterwards proceeded a career a the TUI AG Hanover while training as a patent agent.

Mr. Eckhardt is a patent attorney at the partnership Horak Attorneys at Law since 2015.


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, Technology Rights (incl. IT, internet, energy and telecommunication)

  • IT Law (Computer Law, Software Law, Legal Protection of Data etc.), Energy Law, Internet and Online Law, Telecommunication Law, Construction Law, Engineering Law, Architectural Law, Copyright Law and Media Law, Music Law, Publishing Law, Artists Contractual Law, Photo Law, Film Law, Event Law, Contractual law, European Law, Pharmaceutical and Foodstuff Law, Taxation Law and Economic Criminal Law (with reference to the aforementioned legal areas)

 Technical and Scientific Skills of the Patent Attorney Andree Eckhard:

classical and modern physics solid state physics mechanics laser physics electrical engineering electronics high-frequency technologies high-voltage engineering telematics mechatronics information technology data processing technology
imaging technologies

computer–hardware IT-technic software telecommunications automation engineering optics atomic physics molecular physics mechanical engineering construction equipment motoring shipbuilding aircraft construction drive technology control

process engineering production engineering packaging technology paper technology product development metrology control engineering process technology domestic appliances small appliances food technology aerospace technology safety engineering
power station technology

materials technology steel manufacturing steel processing metals technology ceramic technology alloys nanotechnology power engineering renewable energy renewable energy polymers catalysts lithograph photography semiconductor technology
consumer electronics