Georgstr. 48, 30159 Hanover (Head Quarter)
+49 511.35 73 56-0

Katharina Gitmann-Kopilevich

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

Mrs. Katharina Gitmann-Kopilevich


Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist


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.


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)