Compliance & Law

Law firm for compliance, compliance management, compliance officer, antitrust law, money laundering law, commercial law, banking law, insurance law, corporate law, data protection law, labour law, white collar crime, international law, specialist lawyer

About Us

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 compliance with the best qualifications: we are attorneys at law/ specialist attorneys/ patent attorneys.

Specialist 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!

Team of Attorneys

Attorneys-at-law / Specialist Lawyers / Patent Attorneys –
Our attorneys are specialized.

Michael Horak, LL.M.


Attorney-at-law | Graduate Engineer
Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist
Certified Copyright and Media Law Specialist


Julia Ziegeler

Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist
Certified Copyright and Media Law Specialistal law

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

Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist

Andree Eckhardt

Patent Attorney
Degree in Physics
European Trademark Attorney
European Design Attorney

Katharina Gitmann-Kopilevich

Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist

Karoline Behrend

Certified Procurement Law Specialist

Johanna K. Müller-Kühne, PhD

Patent Attorney
Degree in Physics
European Trademark Attorney
European Design Attorney

Andreas Friedlein




Stefan Karfusehr


Contact a lawyer:

+(49) 511.35 73 56-0

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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.


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.

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