JUDr. Karel Čermák, Ph.D., LL.M.

managing partner


Born in 1973. He graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Charles University, Master’s Degree in 1996. From 1994-1995, he studied at the Universite de Provence in Aix-en-Provence, France. In 1996, he joined Čermák Hořejš Vrba (presently Čermák a spol.). In 1997, he practised with Gaedertz Rechtsanwälte in Cologne, Germany. He also practised in the law office of JUDr. Nykodym in Prague. In 1998, he obtained a Ph.D. from the Charles University. In 2000, he obtained an LL.M. from the European Academy of Legal Theory in Brussels. Since 2000, he is a partner in Čermák a spol. Main practice areas: intellectual property law, private international law, unfair competition, pharmaceuticals, trademarks, business law, mergers and acquisitions. He is the author of numerous publications and articles on intellectual property law, civil law and the theory of law, including “The Legal Aspects of Domain Names” (with R. Pelikanova), Linde, Prague 2000, “Handbuch für Wirtschaft und Recht in Osteuropa” (Gesellschaftsrecht, Vertragsrecht), C.H. Beck München, 2002, “Methodology of Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights I, II”, Prague 2007. He is a member of the Czech National Group of AIPPI.

Languages: Czech, English, German, French.