The attorney at law and partner of our law office Dirk Donath studied jurisprudence at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena. During his time at university and then during his mandatory practical legal experience, which he spent in the Gera County Court's area of jurisdiction, he worked on a self-employed basis in a local law office. After passing the second state legal examination in 2000 Mr Donath became licensed as an attorney at law and has been active in this capacity since then in Jena.
In the period 2002 to 2006 Mr Donath had his own civil law office, which he then brought into our partnership after a collaboration of several years. Mr Donath is licensed to appear before all German county and appellate courts, the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, the Office of Harmonization of the European Internal Market in Alicante and also the [German] Federal Patent Court.
His main areas of activity are:
- Enforcement and protection of industrial property rights and copyright
- Copyright law
- Competition law
- Contract law
- Road traffic law