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Dominik Hofmarcher is a counsel specializing 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. Dominik graduated from Vienna University (Master’s degree in 2009, PhD degree in 2013 with his thesis on the topic of “Personality Merchandising”). He regularly publishes in law journals, and contributed to Austria’s standard commentaries Kucsko/Schumacher (ed.), marken.schutz² (2013) and Kucsko/Handig (ed.), urheber.recht² (2017). Furthermore, he provides professional training courses for attorneys (AWAK) and teaches IP law at the University of Vienna and the Danube University Krems. He is a member of INTA’s Non-Traditional Marks Committee.


German, English


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 HofmarcherSchoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)

Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte) is a key destination for a wide variety of IP matters spanning across the whole CEE region. The stellar practice is jointly headed by IP litigation heavyweight Guido Kucsko, Christian Schumacher and Michael Woller. Schumacher combines IP expertise with media and unfair competition law and Woller regularly coordinates regional trade mark work. Counsel Dominik Hofmarcher plays an important role in the department, especially when it comes to personality rights, sports and entertainment. Other key areas include trade secret protection, portfolio management and IP enforcement.