Panelist Profile

 

Thomas Koch

German Federal Supreme Court, Judge (DE)

 

(Presiding Judge at the Federal Court of Justice)

  • Studies and legal clerkship in Mainz and Dijon
  • Doctorate at the University of Mainz
  • Scientific assistant at the University of Mainz from 1988 to 1992
  • Judicial Service of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate from 1992 to 2006 as a Public Prosecutor, Judge at the Regional Court and the Higher Regional Court, lecturer in the Scientific Service of the Parliament and the Ministry of Justice and - within the framework of a secondment - judicial assistant at the Federal Court of Justice.
  • Judge at the Federal Court of Justice since 2006, since July 2018 Presiding Judge at the First Civil Panel (copyright and protection of intellectual property rights)
  • Honorary Professor at the University of Cologne