Christian Schumacher

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

Chambers Europe

Christian Schumacher Partner

legal service

ip & unfair commercial practices, 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, Mag. iur. 1994)
New York University, New York/USA (LL.M. 1998)
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas/France (Erasmus 1992)

teaching positions

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


Austrian Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and Copyright (Österreichische Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht, member of the board)
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
International Trademark Association (INTA, committee member)
MARQUES (committee member)


Editor-in-chief of Austrian IP-Law Journal ÖBl – Österreichische Blätter für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (Manz)


German, English

academic and other publications

  • Co-author of Kucsko (ed.), urheber.recht, 2nd ed., Manz 2017
  • Co-editor and co-author of Kucsko/Schumacher (ed.), marken.schutz, 2nd ed., Manz 2013
  • 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
Summit of a mountain in the Austrian alps in winter

"Obtaining a clear view and seeing things differently can involve taking a long, yet exciting path."

-- Christian Schumacher

Christian Schumacher


Schottenring 19
A-1010 Vienna

T: +43 1 534 37 50178