Prof. Dr. Jan Habermann, LL.M.

  • Physicist
  • Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney

Jan Habermann has studied physics in Darmstadt and Tübingen. During his studies Jan Habermann has developed as an intern a software progamme concerning the exact positioning with satellites at the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) of ESA in Darmstadt that is still in use for several satellites. He wrote his diploma thesis in nuclear physics at the French research institution CEA-Saclay near Paris as part of an international co-operation programme between several research institutes. Since 2000 Jan Habermann works in the field of industrial property rights and is a founding partner of the law firm Katscher Habermann established in 2003. Jan Habermann is married since 2001 and has three children. He is a member of GRUR and a member of the development association of the Patent Information Centre in Darmstadt. Since 2009 he gives lectures in patent law and in all other areas of industrial property law.


German, English


since 2009 Lectures “Patent law” and “Industrial property law” at the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt
2004 until 2006 Studies in European industrial property rights at the Fernuniversität Hagen and a degree as LL.M.
2003 Founding partner of the law firm Katscher Habermann Patentanwälte (today: Habermann Intellectual Property)
2003 Accreditation as German patent attorney and European Patent Attorney
2000 until 2003 Training in the field of industrial property rights
2000 PhD-thesis on dating methods in archaeometry at the Academy of Sciences in Heidelberg
1997 until  2000 Research assistant at the department of Archaeometry at the Academy of Sciences in Heidelberg
1993 Internship semester and software development at the European Space Agency on the “positioning of satellites”
1989 until 1996 Studies in physics at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Tübingen and Saclay (Paris), final thesis in the field of nuclear physics