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Gassauer-Fleissner Rechtsanwälte

Intellectual Property

3 ranked lawyersBand 1AustriaEurope 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Gassauer-Fleissner is a celebrated IP boutique that is widely recognised for its leading patent work and frequently mandated on behalf of major life sciences companies. The team is particularly active in IP disputes concerning infringement of patents and trade marks. The practice has further experience in enforcement matters and contributory infringement claims. In addition to its focus on pharmaceutical companies, the law firm acts for clients from a range of sectors, including automotive, FMCG and technology.

Strengths

One interviewee enthuses: "They are the best patent litigation firm in Austria and are highly knowledgeable of the life sciences industry. They adapt very well and fit perfectly into larger pan-European strategies."

A client adds: "They have very large know-how, not only limited to national law, but also internationally in the IP area."

Notable practitioners

Christian Gassauer-Fleissner is highly reputed in the market for his expertise in patent work. He advises clients on cross-border mandates in the life science and financial industries. One interviewee praises: "Christian Gassauer-Fleissner is the best Austrian patent litigation lawyer, he has in-depth theoretical and practical legal knowledge."

Dominik Göbel covers a wide range of patent work, including litigation, infringements and injunctions. He further advises on design and broadcasting rights. His client roster includes well-known clients from the technology and pharmaceutical industries. One interviewee praises his client service, stating: "Dominik Göbel is a fantastic young partner who has the ability to craft a strategy and execute it in the best interest of clients."

Manuel Wegrostek advises clients on contentious and non-contentious IP matters, including patent infringement, litigation and trade mark proceedings. He is also active on copyright and licence mandates. One client enthuses: "He has a very wide range of specialist knowledge and negotiating skills, which is where he is of great help and support to us."

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Austria

Intellectual Property


Christian Gassauer-Fleissner
Band 1
Dominik Göbel
Band 3
Manuel Wegrostek
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