John Bühler

John Bühler


“We stand for goal-oriented legal advice and excellent representation at the highest level.”


Born in 1986 in Lünen; studied law at the JULIUS-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITÄT WÜRZBURG and the WESTFÄLISCHE WILHELMS-UNIVERSITÄT MÜNSTER; 2016 First Legal State Examination (OLG district Hamm); additional training in Intellectual Property Law (ITM Münster), Business Competence EBCL (European Business Competence License); Additional training in contractual drafting and negotiation; 2019 Second Legal State Examination (OLG district Hamm and Düsseldorf); fully qualified attorney in a medium-sized, internationally oriented patent law firm in Dortmund; attorney at horak. Attorneys-at-law since 2021.

Intellectual property rights specialization course since 2020.

Compliance officer (TÜV) with, among others, antitrust and corporate law, white-collar crime, compliance management systems (CMS).


  • german
  • english


  • Intellectual property law (patents, trademarks, copyrights, domains, etc.):
  • Patent law
  • Trademark law
  • Domain law, domain name law
  • Utility model law
  • Design law
  • Licensing law
  • Competition and cartel law
  • UWG law
  • Advertising law
  • Trademark law
  • GWB Law
  • Merger control proceedings
  • Sports law (sportsmen’s law, sports club law, sports association law, sports contract law)
  • Law of technology (including EDP, energy, internet, telecommunications)
  • EDP law (including computer law, software law, data protection law)
  • Energy law (in particular energy industry law and energy cartel law)
  • Internet law/online law
  • Telecommunications law
  • Law of technical standards
  • Construction law, engineering law, architects’ law
  • Copyright law (moral rights, copyright exploitation rights, rights of use and ancillary copyrights) and media law
  • Music law
  • Publishing law
  • Artists’ contract law
  • Photography law
  • Film law
  • Event law
  • European law
  • Pharmaceutical law and food law
  • Tax law and commercial criminal law (with reference to the above-mentioned areas of law)
  • animal and health law
  • General civil law
  • Civil procedure
  • International commercial law
  • Compliance law, including development of CMS according to ISO 37301, whistleblowing, external support, audits, training courses