Jan Tolkmitt

Judge, Chairman of Copyright Law Board, Regional Court Hamburg

Lecturer at Hamburg University

Photograph of Jan TolkmittPresent

  • Presiding Judge at Regional Court, Hamburg (“Landgericht”)
  • Chairman of Copyright and Design Board (1st Instance and Appeal Board)

Since 2012

  • Lecturer at University Hamburg, Lectures on Copyright Law

Since 2011

  • Head of Copyright Law Class at German Judges’ Academy (“Deutsche Richterakademie”)

2011 – 2013

  • Federal Court of Justice (“Bundesgerichtshof”), Karlsruhe Law Clerk at I. Civil Law Panel – Copyright, Design, Trademark and Unfair Competition Law

04/2011 – 09/2011

  • Judge at Higher Regional Court, Hamburg – Appeal Court (“Oberlandesgericht Hamburg”)

2005 – 2011

  • Judge at Regional Court, Hamburg (“Landgericht”); Member of the Court’s Management Team (“Präsidialrichter”) and Member of Appeal Board; Member of Copyright Board, Deputy Chairman

2003 – 2005

  • Lawyer, Allen & Overy LLP, Hamburg, Associate, (Antitrust Law)

1998 – 2001

  • Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign Private and Private International Law, Hamburg, Research Assistant to Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Mestmäcker (European and German Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law)

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