Business law firm ab&d Rechtsanwälte in Berlin, Germany

Your law firm for business law - Clear. Smart. Personal.

As an independent business law firm in Berlin, Germany, we at ab&d Rechtsanwälte have been advising companies, startups, self-employed persons and independent individuals such as managers, managing directors and shareholders throughout Germany and Europe for over a decade in the fields of commercial law, corporate law, intellectual property and competition law. The targeted focus of our business law firm on these selected legal areas is based on our commitment to always providing our clients with the best possible legal support and tailored solutions. Of course, this also includes dedicated representation in legal disputes at all levels of jurisdiction as well as in arbitration proceedings.

Our business law firm combines the essential legal topics for entrepreneurial success with outstanding expertise and a comprehensive understanding of your business needs. As a reputable and trustworthy partner for hundreds of clients across Europe, we stand for clear statements, transparency, and smart strategies. A personal relationship with our clients, characterized by mutual trust, is one of the central features of our firm’s philosophy.

Are you looking for a competent business law firm that consistently represents your interests and where you won't be lost in the anonymity of a large firm? Then we look forward to hearing from you at the following telephone number +49 30 36 41 41 90, by email to or via our contact form!

The lawyers of our business law firm look forward to hearing from you:

Dr. Joanna Koronkiewicz, LL.M

Dr. Joanna Koronkiewicz studied both law at the University of Warsaw and business administration at the Warsaw School of Economics. She received her doctorate in law in 2014 and was honored in 2016 as a "Rising Star - Lawyers. Leaders of Tomorrow" award in Poland. Before being admitted in Germany, she worked for 15 years both as a Polish tax advisor and as a lawyer, advising multinational corporations as well as medium-sized clients from various industries, and also participating in tax tech, legal-tech and risk management projects. She completed her LL.M. with a focus on German IP law at HU Berlin in 2022.

Dr. Koronkiewicz's focuses primarily on competition law, trademark law, copyright law and film law. She advises her clients in German, English and Polish.

She is married and the mother of three children; knows almost everything about professional tennis of the last two decades, is interested in stories with an immigrant background and enjoys the diversity of Berlin.

Dr. Norman Dauskardt

Dr. Norman Dauskardt studied law at Humboldt University in Berlin, has been a practicing lawyer since 2010, and is a founding partner of the firm. Since 2013, he has also held the title "Specialist lawyer for intellectual property law". In 2016, he earned his doctorate with the highest distinction "summa cum laude" on a trademark-related topic at the University of Würzburg. Dr. Dauskardt specializes primarily in trademark law and competition law. He also has in-depth experience in setting up online portals, particularly in drafting general terms and conditions and contracts. He advises his clients in both German and English.

Dr. Dauskardt is the father of a son, a passionate runner and composes electronic music.

German Bar Association DAV

Member of the German Association for Industrial Property Protection and Copyright Law e.V. (GRUR)

Hamburg Regional Court: Requirements for the exclusion of exhaustion in the case of luxury trademarks - judgment note (GRUR-Prax 2020, p. 284)

The Enforcement of Trademarks in German and European Trademark Law, Monograph/Dissertation, Mohr Siebeck 2017, ISBN 978-3-16-155376-9

Who sees red? - The ECJ once again rejects rigid percentage values for trade mark enforcement, comment on ECJ, judgment of 19.6.2014 - C-217/13, C-218/13 - Sparkassen-Rot (MarkenR 2014, p. 416 et seq.)

Vera Puhlmann

Vera Puhlmann studied law at the FU Berlin. Before being admitted to the bar in 2013, she worked for media companies in Cologne, Potsdam and Berlin. In 2018, she completed the preparatory course for the notarial specialist examination. Vera Puhlmann advises clients on corporate law, particularly in contentious matters. She supplemented her knowledge in 2021 with a course to become a specialist lawyer in commercial and corporate law. She advises her clients in German and English.

Vera Puhlmann plays bass guitar, enjoys walks in the woods and Berlin's literary stages.

Tobias Bystry

Tobias Bystry studied law at the University of Constance, where he graduated at the top student of his class. After completing his legal clerkship in Berlin and achieving another outstanding exam result, he co-founded the law firm ab&d Rechtsanwälte together with Dr. Norman Dauskardt. In 2014, he completed the preparatory course for the notarial specialist examination and and in 2018, he further specialized in corporate law by successfully completing the course to become a specialist lawyer in commercial and corporate law. Particularly GmbHs rely on his expertise in all matters of corporate law and in drafting B2B contracts. He mainly advises SMEs, freelancers, start-ups, managing directors and shareholders. He advises both in German and English.

Tobias Bystry is married and has two sons. He enjoys spending his free time with his family and his VW Bulli "Felix".