Mag iur Barbara Kuchar > KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Work Department

Intellectual Property Law (trademarks, designs, patents and copyright), Unfair Competition, Advertising Law, IT and Software Contract Law, E-​commerce and General Terms and Conditions, Protection of Trade Secrets, Franchise and Licensing Law, Data Protection, Litigation in these areas




Barbara Kuchar has more than 25 years of experience in intellectual property law, IT law and complex litigation. She was a partner in two prestigious Austrian commercial law firms before taking over as head of the IP department at KWR in 2015. In the course of her career, she also gained experience abroad, as a location manager in Budapest and at one of the largest commercial law firms in Dublin.


German, English, French, Italian


Member of the Austrian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright, GRUR, DGRI, INTA (current: Commercialization of Brands Committee, former Chair of Unfair Competition Committees 2020-2022), PTMG, ECTA, LES


Universität Wien (Mag.iur. 1991), Bar exam with honours (1997)

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Austria > Intellectual property

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Barbara KucharKWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Barbara Kuchar, an experienced IP lawyer who ‘is very knowledgeable with a great business sense’, leads the practice at KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH. The team covers contentious work including the protection of trade secrets, strategic prosecution work in relation to managing large trademark portfolios, as well as non-contentious IP work in cooperation with the firm’s corporate practice. Junior partner Alexander Höller contributes expertise in the IT sector.