BEST LAWYERS lists Carl-Richard Haarmann among the best lawyers in Germany in 2020 and LEGAL 500 Deutschland 2018/2019 has placed particular emphasis on his work in the fields of trade mark and competition law, as well as patent law. He was recommended by Legal 500 also in 2018. Dr Haarmann was also awarded an IP Star in 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property.
Carl-Richard Haarmann is a member of the Munich and Dusseldorf Bar Association, the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the International Association of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Licensing Executives Society Deutsche Landesgruppe e.V. (LES), the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), and the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA).