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BINDER GRÖSSWANG Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

BINDER GRÖSSWANG is a noteworthy practice primarily advising on trade marks, including licensing, registration, counterfeit issues and protection. The team also assists with unfair competition and product labelling issues. The law firm assists clients from a wide range of industries, including multinationals and their subsidiaries, with IP issues in Austria.

Strengths

One client attests: "This is a very competent and quick-witted group of lawyers which does our legal support in this area very well."

Work highlights

BINDER GRÖSSWANG defended Riedel Glas in a design infringement dispute with Josephinenhütte.

Notable practitioners

Ivo Rungg covers a wide range of IP mandates, including design and trade mark issues. He also assists clients with unfair competition and domain issues as well as portfolio management. One client enthuses: "Our main contact is Ivo Rungg, whom we value highly for his analytical skills and legal competence. He is extremely committed to the individual cases, has excellent negotiating skills and likes new digital developments and challenges."

Michael Horak is particularly well known for his expertise in unfair competition. He further advises on trade mark and copyright infringements as well as matters relating to copyright levies. One client attests: "Michael is very strong in court."

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Overview

Binder Grösswang advises clients on all legal aspects and issues of contractual arrangements regarding the marketing and web-related matters, product design and labelling as well as intellectual property. We check advertising campaigns with regard to unfair competition, e-commerce regulations and other advertising laws for their permissibility and represent our clients in proceedings arising from competition infringements or violations of their intellectual property or copyrights. The national and international protection of trademarks, product names and designs by registrations, monitoring and defence, as well as their protection and enforcement, constitute a further focal point of our activity. In addition, we give advice on agency,  transfer, co-existence and licence agreements.

FOCUS
Advertising: Unfair competition and labelling, media, e-commerce, internet and domain law, food and pharmaceuticals law, direct marketing
Data protection law
Intellectual property (IP): Trademark, patent and design rights, protection against product piracy, copyright
IP and IT transactions: IP due diligence, licence, transfer and purchase agreements, software and hardware contracts, co-operation and delimitation agreements
Litigation and representation before national and international courts and authorities

Clients

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

ESIM Chemicals

Hotel Imperial Vienna

Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft

Lionstar Inc

Riedel Group (Riedel Glassware)

The LVMH Group

THQ Nordic AB

Vorarlberger Landes- und Hypothekenbank Aktiengesellschaft

Xerox Austria GmbH

Industries

Charities / Not for Profit

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Government

Industrial Engineering

Media

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Software & Computer Services

Sports

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Intellectual Property

BINDER GRÖSSWANG Rechtsanwälte GmbH

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Location

Sterngasse 13

Vienna

Vienna

Austria

A-1010

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Austria

Intellectual Property


Michael Horak
Band 3