Provided by Michael Woller
ip & unfair competition, it & technology law
Michael Woller joined Schoenherr in 2008. As partner and co-head of the intellectual property & technology practice he specialises in the full range of intellectual property law with a focus on patents, trademarks and unfair competition, handling both litigation and non-contentious matters. Michael is heavily involved in cross-border matters, particularly in the CEE region, and assists clients in handling large international trademark portfolios. He is tech-savvy and active in patent litigation and non-contentious (e.g. employee inventor remuneration) matters. Michael holds a teaching position for international and European trademark law at the University of Vienna/Austria.
INTA, ITechLaw, AIPPI, ICC Commission on Intellectual Property, Judicial Board of the Austrian Association of the Branded Goods Industry
Author of the section on trademark oppositions in the trademark commentary "marken.schutz" (3rd edition - Kucsko/Schumacher, 2020); Co-Author of the handbook "Cloud Computing" (2019); Author of the IP arbitration and domain disputes section in the arbitration handbook "Handbuch Schiedsrecht" (Czernich/Deixler-Hübner/Schauer, 2018); Author of the section on database protection in the copyright commentary "urheber.recht" (2nd edition – Kucsko/Handig, 2017)
University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Dr. iur. 2010)
Danube University Krems, Krems/Austria (LL.M. 2009)
Danube University Krems, Krems/Austria (MBA 2009)
Michael Woller is particularly active coordinating Schoenherr's IP mandates in the CEE region. He advises on the full spectrum of trade mark issues, as well as patent, copyright, trade secret and domain name matters. One client attests: "Dr Woller convinces with his friendly and very solution-oriented manner. Technical topics are dealt with competently, accurately and very quickly, so that we always feel well advised and looked after."