Dr iur Maximilian Gumpoldsberger > SAXINGER Rechtsanwalts GmbH > Wels, Austria > Lawyer Profile

SAXINGER Rechtsanwalts GmbH
4600 WELS

Work Department

Main areas: IP/IT, Insolvency & Restructuring, Dispute Resolution, Private Client, Real Estate




Maximilian Gumpoldsberger has worked as a lawyer in Wels since 1989 and has been a partner of SAXINGER since 2000.

Maximilian Gumpoldsberger has substantial experience in the area of intellectual property; he represents domestic and foreign companies in the registration and defence of their intellectual property rights (e.g. trademark, design, patent rights) before all national and international authorities and courts, but also in the judicial and extrajudicial contesting of anti-competitive activities of third parties.




Maximilian Gumpoldsberger completed his degree in law (Mag.iur.) and doctorate in law (Dr.iur.) at the University of Salzburg in 1981 and after his internship at Wels District and Regional Court, he worked at a bank in Linz from 1983 to 1984 and was an associate in Wels from 1984 to 1988. From 1983 to 1984, he attended an intensive course in business administration and in 1996/97 did a Master’s course in “European and International Commercial Law” at the University of St. Gallen, graduating in 1997 with the Master’s title “M.B.L.-HSG”.

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Austria > Intellectual property

SAXINGER Rechtsanwalts GmbH‘s IP team has broad expertise spanning the divide between trade mark and patent enforcement, and more specialised areas such as the misuse of domains. The team is co-led by Maximilian Gumpoldsberger, who has vast knowledge of trade mark and patent prosecutions and defence strategies, unfair competition specialist Reinhard Paulitsch. Co-head Michael Pachinger combines his IT expertise with his knowledge of trade marks, designs and patents, in addition to being a registered European trade mark and design attorney.