Schwarz & Partner Patentanwälte was founded in 1992 and has been steadily growing over since. In addition to the firm’s experience in patent prosecution covering all technical fields, all the firm’s partners are heavily involved in patent litigation matters both as counsel, retained court expert, or, in the case of Messrs. Margotti and Nemec, also as lay judges of the patent benches of the Commercial Court of Vienna and the Higher Regional Court of Vienna, as well as the Supreme Court.
Sonn & Partner Patentanwälte has been listed as a tier 1 firm in MIP’s ranking for a number of consecutive years. According to MIP’s IP STARS HANDBOOK “leading IP firm Sonn & Partner is recognized as an Austrian leader in patent prosecution and appears in tier 1 of the patent prosecution tables. Expertise at the firm spans several areas of IP law including prosecution and litigation. Peter Pawloy is named by peers as a leader in patent prosecution and litigation, with specialized knowledge in chemistry and pharmaceuticals. Daniel Alge and Johannes Strobl are also identified as specialists in patent law, with an emphasis on the biotechnology and physics industries.” “Rainer Beetz is a key contact and partner at Sonn & Partner. He specializes in trade mark counselling and design with a focus on litigation. The team at Sonn & Partner is valued for its ability to provide efficient legal advice on a one-to-one basis, with close attention to the needs of clients.”
From the first idea to the worldwide assertion of rights including the personal assistance on the ground: ABP Attorneys Burger and Partner offers comprehensive support in the field of IP.
Companies all over the world benefit from the concentration of our know-how in the special field of IP, regardless of whether matters in the USA, Europe, Russia or the Asian region such as China or Japan are included.
ABP has a large, synchronized and experienced team of attorneys at law, searchers and technical engineers as well as a professional network of lawyers in all countries of the world.
We are a motivated team communicating by means of state-of-the-art media.
Puchberger & Partner is a Vienna-based firm of patent attorneys. They are recognized as a leading Austrian firm for patent and trademark prosecution. They regularly file patents and trademarks at the Austrian Patent Office, the European Patent Office, and the EUIPO. The firm is also active in handling IP disputes, particularly patent and trademark litigation at the Austrian Patent Office and the Commercial court of Vienna. There, they regularly represent clients in patent and trademark cancellation and infringement suits.
They also offer due diligence support, such as Freedom-to-Operate analyses and extensive patent search services. They have in-house prior-art search capabilities in the field of mechanical engineering, electronics, chemistry, and pharmaceutics, which are highly recommended by clients.
They further offer consulting regarding IP contracts such as license agreements, IP assignments, and recordals at the Austrian Patent Office, the EUIPO and WIPO. Puchberger’s professionals are members of INTA, AIPPI, FICPI and ECTA and regularly attend the respective meetings.
Georg Puchberger is particularly active in the Austrian section of FICPI; Andreas Gehring is a member of the EPI Professional Education Committee, as well as a member of the Trademark Offices Committee of INTA and the IP Office Practice Committee at AIPPI. Andreas and Georg have both received the European Patent Litigators Certificate; Andreas also serves as a lecturer for CEIPI Strasbourg. Both Andreas and Georg have published sections in textbooks on Austrian Patent Law and practice at the Austrian Patent Office.
In client interviews, Puchberger’s attorneys are described as "extremely knowledgeable, thoughtful and serious", "always on top and up to date", and "always willing to go the extra mile".