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Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)

Work Department

Intellectual property & technology practice group




Dominik Hofmarcher specializes in ip, unfair competition/advertising and protection of trade secrets. His field of activity also covers media, personality rights and sports & entertainment. He represents national and international clients in court proceedings as well as in contentious and non-contentious matters out of court. D He regularly publishes in law journals, and contributed to Austria’s standard commentaries Kucsko/Schumacher (ed.), marken.schutz (2013) and Kucsko/Handig (ed.), urheber.recht (2017). Furthermore, he provides professional training courses for attorneys (AWAK) and teaches IP law at the University of Vienna and the Danube University Krems.


German, English


INTA – Non-Traditional Marks Committee


University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Dr. iur. 2013)
University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Mag. iur. 2009)

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Austria > Intellectual property

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Dominik Hofmarcher – Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)

The ‘very rigorous’ Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte) team is known for handling the full range of IP mandates, regularly appearing before Austria’s Supreme Court and the ECJ in patent and trade mark infringement disputes, and cases of unfair competition. The practice also provides international IP rights enforcement support, assisting clients with the ongoing management of their IP portfolios. Leading the practice is a three-person team consisting of Michael Woller, whose focus is on patent and trade mark litigation, copyright and unfair competition specialist Christian Schumacher, and Dominik Hofmarcher, whose practice spans non-traditional trade marks within the media, sports and entertainment sectors.