Anne-Kathrin Hofmann

Admitted to the Bar     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: German, English


Anne-Kathrin Hofmann advises on the registration and enforcement of industrial property rights, focusing on trademark, design, and copyright law.

She also offers expertise in competition law, due diligence, and compliance in the luxury goods sector.

Her expertise lies in enforcing rights before the German courts, the German Patent and Trademark Office, the EUIPO and the European Courts in Luxembourg.

Her practice also focuses on advice and availability searches in the run-up to trademark applications and defence against third-party claims in trademark, design, copyright, and competition law matters.

Anne-Kathrin provides guidance for various industries, particularly fashion, perfume & luxury goods, food, retail, beauty, technology and smart devices, electronic and audio devices, medical devices and pharmaceuticals.

She also specialises in negotiating contracts, such as coexistence and delimitation agreements in trademark law and litigation in trademark, design, and copyright matters.


  • Trademark Infringement & Product Counterfeiting
  • Trademark Law
  • Designs
  • Copyright Law
  • Competition Law

Key points

  • Fashion, Perfumes & Luxury goods
  • Food & Beverages
  • Retail and Trading Companies
  • Beauty
  • Technology and Smart device Companies
  • Electronics and Audio Devices
  • Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals


  • Studied law at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg and the University of Hamburg; first state examination, 2019, Hamburg
  • Legal clerkship; second state examination, 2022 Hamburg
  • Admitted to the Bar, 2022