Lawyer (New York), LL.M. (Tulane University)

Tanja Wittmann


Lawyer, specialized in all aspects of trademark law

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German, English


Legal studies at Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen/Nürnberg
Legal studies at Tulane University, New Orleans, USA (Fulbright Scholarship) 
Completion of the studies abroad with a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) and the passing of the New York Bar Exam
Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court Nürnberg, including clerkships with the law firm Beiten, Burkhardt, Mittl und Wegener, Nürnberg, Siemens AG, Erlangen, as well as Siemens Energy and Automation, Inc., Atlanta, USA
Admission to the in New York Bar, USA

Tanja Wittmann advises entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized business as well as large corporations "from A to Z" on the development and advancement of their trademark strategies on a national, European and international level. Her work includes conducting trademark availability searches, filing German, European Union and International trademarks, including drafting lists of goods and services, responding to objections raised by the Offices due to absolute grounds for refusal, and defending trademarks in opposition, invalidity and revocation proceedings. A further focus is the enforcement of her clients’ trademarks in opposition, invalidity and revocation proceedings, the negotiation, drafting and review of delimitation and license agreements, as well as the preparation of expert opinions in the field of trademark law. Tanja Wittmann thoroughly accompanies her clients from the development of a trademark to its registration and beyond in Germany and the European Union. In addition, she coordinates and supervises the necessary measures on an international level. Due to her LL.M. degree from Tulane University, U.S.A., her admission as Attorney-at-Law in the State of New York, as well as her professional background in the United States, Tanja Wittmann is a valued contact for U.S. clients.