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ABP Anwälte Burger & Partner Rechtsanwalt GmbH

Work Department

National and international patent law as well as thereto related legal and technical disputes; IP related contracts (inter alia attendance and assistance in contract negotiations in Austria and abroad, legal support to European companies with respect to IP matters, including directly in China, for example)


Managing Partner, Attorney at law, European Patent Attorney


Managing partner of Anwälte Burger und Partner Rechtsanwalt GmbH since 2008.

Hannes Burger has been specialized in intellectual property rights for many years and is nationally and internationally active in prosecution as well as litigation regarding the field of IP.

Hannes studied law at the University of Linz and is Attorney at Law in Austria, admitted to the bar in Germany, as well as European Patent Attorney. This double qualification is quite rare in the Europe and especially in the German speaking countries, where only a handful of Attorneys at Law hold the qualification before the European Patent Office.

Hannes has almost twenty years of experience in cross national IP litigation and enforcement, and advised clients in a wide range of industries, from mechanical engineering to medical devices, chemicals to biotech.


German, English


INTA, Member of the Munich Bar Association


  • Authorized Representative before the European Patent Office by passing the EQE exam
  • Admission to the Munich Bar Association as a European Attorney-at-Law
  • Foundation of the law firm Anwälte Burger & Partner Rechtsanwalt GmbH in 2008
  • Doctorate in Law (Dr. jur.) and Austrian bar examination
  • Law Studies at the Johannes Kepler University Linz

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Intellectual property

IP boutique ABP Anwälte Burger & Partner Rechtsanwalt GmbH works closely with the firm’s Munich and Zurich offices to provide patent and trade mark prosecution and litigation services across the DACH region. The practice’s leadership group consists of Hannes Burger, who founded the firm, and is also a qualified patent attorney; soft IP specialist Clemens OfnerKatarina Casals Ide, who focuses on IP contracting and licensing; criminal patent and trade mark expert Esther Humpl-Wagner; and Eike Schaper, who leads the firm’s litigation practice.