Katharina Schmid-Burgk

Katharina Schmid-Burgk


Email katharina.schmid-burgk@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 40 419 93 0

Fax +49 40 419 93 200

LanguagesGerman, English, French

Practice groupIntellectual Property

Katharina Schmid-Burgk advises in all areas of intellectual property law, in particular trademark and competition law. In this field, Katharina represents and advises national and international clients, primarily in the consumer goods, media, fashion, pharmaceutical and technology sectors, in and out of court. 

Katharina advices her clients in (trademark) opposition, infringement and cancellation proceedings, advises on the introduction of new trademarks and their enforcement as well as in disputes with a focus on unfair competition law, for example in product imitation cases. Further, Katharina advises her clients in contract and settlement negotiations regarding intellectual property matters as well as in the development of new advertising strategies and trademarks. 

Katharina studied law at the Universities of Freiburg and Lausanne with a focus on Interlectual Property Law. During her legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt Katharina worked for another major international law firm, at the Commercial Chamber of the Regional Court of Darmstadt as well as in the legal department for an international health care group.

Education and admissions


Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt, 2018

First State Exam in Law, University of Freiburg, 2016

Study Abroad, Université de Lausanne, 2012


German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)

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