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Intellectual Property - Europe / Global

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 proceedings for clients in cooperation with foreign law firms.

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
Advised the Upper Austrian fire brigade association pro-bono on a cross-border patent infringement dispute regarding the use of a patented technology for extinguishing battery fires in electric cars by a non-profit volunteer fire brigade.

Notable practitioners
Hannes Burger and Clemens Ofner are key contacts for clients.