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Anwälte Burger & Partner

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Anwälte Burger & Partner has a solid presence in the IP market with a strong focus on patents, including filings and infringement negotiations as well as opposition and nullity proceedings. The team assists with trade mark applications, protection and infringement disputes. The law firm acts before Austrian and EU authorities and coordinates multi-jurisdictional civil proceedings for clients.

Strengths

One client values the department's depth of team, stating: "Burger & Partner has a very broad-based team and is therefore able to timely cover the entire spectrum of services, topics and problems that are conceivable in the field of IP."

Another client adds: "The department works quickly and reliably. At all times the concerns are processed in the best possible way."

Work highlights

Represented Mühlböck Holztrocknungsanlagen in patent opposition proceedings before the EPO.

Notable practitioners

Hannes Burger and Clemens Ofner are key contacts at this practice.

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Overview

The law firm Anwälte Burger und Partner (ABP) was founded by Managing Partner Dr. Hannes Burger in 2008. Founding the law firm was part of the natural evolvement of ABP, as it meant expanding the service range starting out from the basis, the – still existing – first ABP company ABP PATENT NETWORK as a software, research and annual fee service provider, to a full-service IP boutique and law firm.

Every aspect of ABP is specialized in and focused on the field of Intellectual Property.

ABP is a large filer and counts to the Top 5 filer at the EUIPO Online Filing System. 

ABP has always been a pioneer in the field of digital integration in the working environment of Intellectual Property. 

In April 2020, ABP was part of the very first European opposition proceedings that took place via video conference. In these proceedings, Anwälte Burger und Partner represented the client Kurt Mühlböck in the matter relating to the patent EP3111148B2. With respect to the subject matter of the proceedings, ABP was able to achieve a rejection of the adversary’s opposition. Thus, for the client and for ABP, the proceedings were successful in all facets.

To be a part of the first complete videoconference at the EPO was a great honor, but also a logical consequence of this development.

Members

Burger, Hannes (Head of Department)

Casals Ide, Katarina (Head of Department)

Ofner, Clemens (Head of Department)

Humpl-Wagner, Esther

Mahringer, Sabine

Rossoll, Andreas

Schmid, Isabella

Clients

Atomic Austria GmbH

Greiner Bio-One GmbH

Mühlböck Holztrocknungsanlagen GmbH

Neutrik AG

REHART GmbH

Rosenbauer International AG

Swarovski Optik KG

Weber Hydraulik GmbH

Intellectual Property

Anwälte Burger & Partner

firm
Location

Rosenauerweg 16

Windischgarsten

Upper Austria

Austria

4580

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