Dominik HANF

Dominik Hanf, Member of the International Cooperation and Legal Affairs Department, European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Alicante

Dominik Hanf received his Law Degree (Erstes juristisches Staatsexamen) and passed the Bar Exam (Zweites juristisches Staatsexamen) in Germany. He holds a Ph.D (Doctor iuris) in Comparative Constitutional Law from the Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz and a Ph.D (Docteur en droit) in European Law from the Université de Liège, where he also worked as a Senior Researcher (chargé de recherches). Dominik teaches EU Law at the College of Europe since 2002, where he served as a full-time professor in the Legal Studies Department (2002-2012), as a director of European Interdisciplinary Studies (Natolin 2007-2009) and as director of the European General Studies (2009-2012). After joining what was then the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) in 2012, he worked at the First Board of Appeal (2012-2013) and at the Presidency of the Boards of Appeal (2014-2015) before becoming a member of EUIPO's legal service in 2016. Dominik Hanf has also held several visiting professorships in Europe and abroad.