Dr Georg Kresbach > Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG

Work Department

Intellectual Property & information Technology, Real Estate, Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution.


Partner; specialised in Intellectual Property (Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights, Designs), TMT (software, service level and maintenance agreements, outsourcing), Unfair Competition, New Media and Internet, Pharma and Health Care.


Partner, Wolf Theiss, since 1996; admitted in Austria, since 1996.


German, English.


Vienna Bar Association, International Bar Association, INTA, AIPPI, ECTA, Österreichische Vereinigung für Gewerblichen Rechtschutz, Marques.


University of Graz, University of Vienna, (Dr. iur. 1993).

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Georg KresbachWolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG

Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG is instructed by a number of global digital and social media brands in Austria and the EU, providing advice on IP matters ranging from trade marks to copyrights and unfair competition. The firm supports clients seeking to register IP rights and assists with the drafting of licence agreements, but is particularly well versed in contentious IP matters, representing clients before the Austrian and European courts in regard to complex IP disputes revolving around copyrights, image rights and patents. The team is led by Georg Kresbach, who specialises in advising digital clients on IP matters. Dual-qualified Maren Jergolla-Wagner‘s practice encompasses trade marks and is focused on the life sciences sector.

Austria > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Georg KresbachWolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG

Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG assists global social media, entertainment and telecoms companies with the full spectrum of TMT matters, offering advice on IT sourcing, digitalisation projects, e-commerce, social media platforms, data protection and telecoms law. The firm is frequently instructed on complex international disputes, appearing before both the Austrian Supreme Court and the ECJ in a number of precedent-setting cases revolving around issues including IP rights and liabilities, and data protection. The practice is also sought after for its regulatory advice and compliance advice in regard to Austrian and EU laws. IP and IT law expert Georg Kresbach leads the team, representing internet and multimedia clients before the courts. Roland Marko is an IT and IT compliance law specialist, while Kurt Retter leads the firm’s regulatory practice, advising on compliance, data protection and gambling.