After graduating from the Nürnberg-based Johannes-Scarrer-Gymnasium (economics high school), Brigitte Gotthard-Paul studied Law at the Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen-Nürnberg (major: Business Law), more specifically, Political Science, History of Law, and Business Administration.
She completed her studies with the First State Examination in Law [Erstes Juristiches Staatsexamen].
Following her internship at the Higher Regional Court in Nürnberg as well as other positions, she received her Attorney at Law license after passing the Second State Examination in Law [Zweites Jurististisches Staatsexamen]. In addition, she completed an internship at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nuremberg.
She practiced law for several years in a competition law firm and in a medium-sized company in the metal industry afterwards.
As of 1991, she has been an attorney with the Tergau & Walkenhorst law firm, which emerged from Tergau & Pohl in 2011. Since then, she has been particularly responsible for the trademark and design protection inquiries.
Brigitte Gotthard-Paul's core competencies are the development of an individual intellectual property rights profile and strategic consulting services for her clients (especially companies).
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Attorney at Law
Her main areas of work are national, European and international trademark, license mark, domain and design law, as well as contracts and, in particular, licensing agreements.
German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright (Vereinigung für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht ) (GRUR)
Legal Society of Mittelfranken (Juristische Gesellschaft Mittelfranken)