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Dr. Katharina  Tasma

Dr. Katharina Tasma


T: +49 69 25494 340
F: +49 69 25494 444

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Higher Regional Court of Hamburg,State of Free and Hanseatic City Hamburg, Second State Exam,2010

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Dr. jur,2007.

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, State of North Rhine-Westphalia, First State Exam, 2005

Bar Admission(s)

  • German Attorney, authorized to represent before all German Courts (except for the Federal Court of Justice in civil matters) and before the courts of the European Union.

Dr. Katharina Tasma is an Associate in the Intellectual Property practice group and focuses her practice on trademark, design, unfair competition and patent litigation. She represents national and international clients from several industries, including biotechnology, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and luxury goods. Dr. Tasma advises on the full spectrum of EU and German Intellectual Property Law, especially:

  • trademark and patent litigation, including infringement, nullity, cancellation and opposition proceedings;
  • preliminary injunction proceedings;
  • protection and enforcement of IP rights in Germany and other European markets;
  • prevention and combating of product counterfeiting and piracy;
  • management of worldwide trademark portfolios, development of trademark strategies; and
  • drafting and negotiating IP license agreements.

Prior to joining Kaye Scholer, Dr. Tasma worked at Lubberger Lehment, a law firm specialized on intellectual property in Berlin. She wrote her doctoral thesis on a trademark law topic (“Die unberechtigte Verwarnung aus Kennzeichenrecht” - The unfounded warning letter in Trademark law), completed a special training on IP law at University and focused on IP during her legal traineeship (Referendariat). She clerked for three months with the IP Senate of the Higher District Court of Hamburg.


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