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"Christian Schumacher is praised for his impressive advocacy and negotiation skills."

Chambers Europe

legal areas & industries

ip & unfair competition | intellectual property law | unfair competition law | media law

admitted to the bar

2003, Austria

with schoenherr since



University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Dr. iur. 1999)
New York University, New York/USA (LL.M. 1998)
University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Mag. iur. 1994)
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Paris/France (Erasmus 1992)

teaching positions

University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria, Lector (since 2009)
Patent Attorney Training, Lector (since 2009)
Lawyer's Training Academy 'Anwaltsakademie', Vienna/Austria, Lector (since 2006)


Austrian Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and Copyright, Member of the Board
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
International Trademark Association (INTA), Committee Member
MARQUES, Committee Member


German, English

academic publications

  • Co-author of Kucsko (ed.), urheber.recht, 2nd ed., Manz 2017
  • Contribution to Phillips (ed.), Trade Marks at the Limit, Edward Elgar 2006
  • Media Coverage and Protection of Personality Rights, Manz 2001
  • Contribution to Kucsko/Madl,, Manz 2000
  • Various articles and case notes in law journals