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Christian Gassauer-Fleissner

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Gassauer-Fleissner Rechtsanwälte GmbH


Partner of Gassauer-Fleissner Rechtsanwälte GmbH At the beginning of his career Christian Gassauer-Fleissner was active mainly in the areas of corporate law and M&A,intellectual property, unfair competition, general commercial, contract, real estate and employment law. Following his admission to the Austrian bar, his principal practice areas included intellectual property, corporate and M&A as well as advice to entrepreneurs, family-owned industry and private clients and contract law. Over the past few years he has increasingly focused on patent, trademark and unfair competition law as well as on comprehensive advice and assistance to entrepreneurs, family-owned industry (including M&A) and private foundations. He also advises institutions in the areas of sports, culture and science. Christian Gassauer-Fleissner has been appointed as arbitrator in a number of national and international arbitral proceedings.


Associate at Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte (1981 - 1985) Foreign associate at Clifford Turner, Paris (1985) Attorney at law in Vienna (since 1985) Partner of Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte (1986 - 2002) Member of the Ethics Commission of the Vienna Law Society (since 1998) Lecturer at ETH Zurich Postgraduate Programme Intellectual Property (since 2000) WIPO Domain Name Panelist (since 2000) Partner of Gassauer-Fleissner Rechtsanwälte GmbH (since 2002) Lecturer at the University of Human Sciences of the Principality of Liechtenstein course: asset accumulation and transfer (since university year 2006/07) Member of the Board of Examiners for the bar examination (since 2006) Board member of various corporations, private foundations and non-profit organisations in Austria and abroad


German, English, French


AIPPI, APEB, APRAM, Ligue Internationale du Droit de la Concurrence, Austrian Association for Industrial Property and Copyright, LES, EPLAW, ECTA, INTA (INTA-ACEC Outreach Subcommittee), MARQUES, Federation of Austrian Private Foundations, Austrian Association for Arbitration, IBA, UIA, IPBA, ILA, DACH, Austrian Association for Comparative Law, Austrian Association for European Law, Member of the Law Committee of the Austrian Federation of Industry


University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Dr. iur. 1980)


Intellectual property

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Christian Gassauer-Fleissner - Gassauer-Fleissner

Within: Intellectual property

Noted for their ‘wealth of experience in litigation cases, particularly in the life sciences sector’, the ‘skilled and experienced patent litigators’ at Gassauer-Fleissner also act in trade mark, copyright, trade secrets and design disputes. In the non-contentious space, the team manages trademark portfolios for domestic and international clients, with additional expertise in IT contract drafting for the transfer of technology. The ‘immensely knowledgeable’ Christian Gassauer-Fleissner heads the team with the ‘very good’ Dominik Göbel, who ‘gets on top of every technology very quickly’ and for whom ‘no legal scenario is too complicated’.

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