Pascal Decker is founding partner at dtb. His aim was to establish a boutique law firm especially designed for middle-sized businesses and clients in the art sector. Pascal has particular expertise in brand protection and brand management, copyright law, foundation law and estate succession. His clients include corporations, foundation, non-for-profit organisation, galleries, collectors, artists and museums.
Pascal studied law in Berlin, Edinburgh and Boston, and completed his legal training in Berlin and Lyon. He holds a PhD in constitutional broadcasting law from the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg. After several years with the IP-firm BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT (Berlin and Potsdam) he founded dtb lawyers in 2004.
Pascal is a lecturer of the certificate course on ‘Curating’ at the University of Art in Berlin and a regular contributor to the Art Market section of the “Handelsblatt” newspaper.
Pascal speaks German, English and French.
Pascal is director of the Brandenburger Tor Foundation and the Rolf Horn Foundation, as well as chairman of the board of TOKUGAWA company. He also serves as Chairman of the Friends of KunstWerke (KW - Institute for Contemporary Art) and is a member of various other arts-funding and cultural organizations.