ATTORNEYS

Fabian Kohl

Dipl. Ing.

Patent Attorney

European Patent and Trademark Attorney

Partner

Studied materials science at the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and specialized in the area of plastics and their processing.

Afterwards, he worked in the development department of an internationally active automobile industry supplier.

In 2012, he became a licensed attorney and partner of a Nuremberg patent attorney firm. In 2015, he joined the Hafner & Partner law firm and became a partner of the Hafner & Kohl law firm in 2016.

Memberships: AIPPI, FICPI, EPI

Main areas of activity: plant engineering, automobile engineering, plastics engineering, laser technology, mechanical engineering, general mechanics, medical technology, metrology, music instruments, optics, process engineering, materials technology, computer software, employee invention law, design law, contractual law

Theresa Lenz

Attorney at law

Partner

Studied law at the University of Regensburg, afterwards was an intern at the Nuremberg-Fürth District Court specializing in industrial property rights. After her second state examination, she became a licensed attorney in 2007.
She joined the Hafner & Partner law firm in 2007 as attorney and became partner in 2008. Since 2016, she has been partner of the Hafner & Kohl law firm.

Successfully completed a specialized legal course in industrial property rights.

Memberships: AIPPI, GRUR

Main areas of activity: national, European and international branding, trademark, domain, design and competition law, contractual law
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Dominik Leroch

Dipl. Phys.

Patentanwalt

 

Studied physics at the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and specialized in the area of optics, in particular beam shaping and laser lithography.

Afterwards, he worked in the development department of an internationally active automobile industry supplier and in the development department of a company offering services in the field of technical optics.

In 2017, he became a licensed attorney and joined the Hafner & Kohl law firm.

Memberships: AIPPI, FICPI

Main areas of activity: plant engineering, energy technology, automobile engineering, plastics engineering, laser technology, mechanical engineering, general mechanics, medical technology, metrology, physics, optics, process engineering, materials technology, computer software, weapons technology, employee invention law, design law, contractual law

 

Dieter Hafner (until 2016)

Dipl. Phys., Dr. rer. nat.

Patentanwalt

European Patent and Trademark Attorney

 

Studied electrical engineering at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, physics at the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich and the University of Regensburg. Received a scholarship from the German Research Foundation to perform research in the field of magnetic materials at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. Received his PhD from the University of Regensburg and the California Institute of Technology.

Memberships: AIPPI, FICPI, GRUR, EPI

Main areas of activity: physics, electrical engineering and electronics, mechanical engineering, power plant technology, automotive engineering, textile machines and textile engineering, printing presses, engine technology, sensor technology, laser technology and optics, instrument technology, robotic electronics, computer hardware and software, contractual law