Rechtsanwalt, Fachanwalt für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz

Harald Hofmann is a founding member of SONNENBERG HARRISON. He has been working in the field of intellectual property law since 1999. Prior to that, he was head of the legal department of an international telecommunications company. Harald Hofmann studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University in Munich, law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and mediation at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder).

As an Attorney-at-Law, he is entitled to represent clients at the Regional and Higher Regional Courts in Germany, the Federal Court of Justice in appeal proceedings against decisions of the Federal Patent Court, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the Federal Patent Court as well as in front of the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office and the Office of the European Union for Intellectual Property.



Harald Hofmann is active in all areas of intellectual property law. The main focus of his practice is litigation, in particular advice and representation in patent disputes and proceedings against counterfeiters in border seizures.

Harald Hofmann speaks German, English and French.


  • Attorney at law
  • Certified Specialist for Intellectual Property Law
  • Mediator


  • Since 2020

    Founding partner at Sonnenberg Harrison
  • 1999-2020

    Founding partner of the 24IP Law Group
  • 1999

    Admission as a lawyer in Munich
  • 1998-2001

    Head of the legal department of a telecommunications company
  • 1997

    Second State Examination in Law
  • 1994

    First State Examination in Law