Dr Egon Engin-Deniz > CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH
1010 WIEN

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Lifesciences & Healthcare, TMC - Technology, Media & Communications, Consumer Products, Media Law, Sports Law


Dr Egon Engin-Deniz is a partner in the firm and has been with CMS since 1991.

Egon Engin-Deniz is an attorney-at-law for intellectual property law and a leading expert in the fields of Life Sciences & Healthcare and TMC – Technology, Media & Telecommunications. He heads the Intellectual Property and Media Department of CMS in Vienna.

He has extensive expertise in contentious and non-contentious trademark, domain and patent law, copyright including access control law, distribution and unfair competition law. His team specialises in the prosecution of product piracy and the examination of parallel imports. Egon Engin-Deniz is a recognised expert in cross-border litigation and licensing.

Equally important as his intensive involvement in litigation activities are the strategic “cradle to grave” advisory services he provides to companies, starting from the choice of names and portfolio management to trademark, patents and licensing strategies.

Up until 2008, Egon Engin-Deniz was state commissioner for the Austrian collecting societies OeSTIG und LSG.


Partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz since 1999, lecturer at the B & K Academy and the University of Vienna, author of articles on intellectual property with a focus on patent litigation and copyrights (access control), author of the leading commentary on Austrian Trademark Law.


German, English.


International Trademark Association (INTA); European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA); chairman of the MARQUES Cyberspace Team, the Association of the European Trade Mark Owners; Programme Committee for the Austrian legal day event “IT-Rechtstag”; CMS Alliance Head of Practice Area Group Intellectual Property, which is made up of more than 100 experts on intellectual property law from the leading European law and tax consulting firms from various countries.


University of Vienna (Dr. iur., 1990).

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > TMT

The technology, media and telecoms department at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH handles matters covering topics such as fintech, licensing agreements, e-commerce, and regulatory issues. The firm counts large international corporations including Sky and Universal Edition among its clients. Johannes Juranek heads the department and is regularly involved in TMT litigation, as well as data protection and commercial matters. Egon Engin-Deniz and Gabriela Staber are also noted for their expertise in this field in addition to strong experience in the realm of IP.

Austria > Intellectual property

The practice at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH offers all-inclusive IP advice and represents clients in contentious IP matters, some of which have been landmark cases. This includes unfair competition claims, trademark infringement and enforcement litigation, as well as various patent law matters such as licensing or patent ownership disputes. Egon Engin-Deniz, who draws on a broad range of expertise heads the intellectual property and media law department in Vienna. Gabriela Staber acts primarily for clients in regulated sectors such as life sciences. She is dual qualified in Austria and in the states of New York and Massachusetts.