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Michael Woller

“Energetic young lawyer, who offers clued-up counsel on all brand rights matters, from soup to nuts. Most celebrated for his expertise in digital matters.”WTR 1000

Michael Woller Partner

legal service

ip & unfair commercial practices, new technologies, start-up services, unfair competition

admitted to the bar


with schoenherr since



University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Dr. iur. 2010, Mag. iur. 2006)
Danube University Krems, Krems/Austria (LL.M. 2009, MBA 2009)
University of Alicante, Alicante/Spain (Magister Lvcentinvs Community Trademark Special Module 2009)

teaching positions

University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (since 2016)
imh, Vienna/Austria (since 2014)
Danube University Krems, Krems/Austria (since 2013)

working experience

European center for e-commerce and internet law (E-Center), Vienna/Austria (2004-2007)
Austrian marketing department of an international IT company, Vienna/Austria (2001-2007)


International Trademark Association (INTA)
International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
Judicial Board of the Austrian Association of the Branded Goods Industry


German, English


  • Contribution to Czernich/Deixler-Hübner/Schauer (ed.), Handbuch Schiedsrecht, Manz 2018 (section on IP arbitration and domain disputes).
  • Permanent contributor to the Austrian law journal ecolex (overseeing the IP case law section)
  • Contribution to Kucsko/Handig (ed.), urheber.recht (2nd edition), Manz 2017 (section on database protection)
  • Contribution to Kucsko/Schumacher (ed.), marken.schutz (2nd edition), Manz 2013 (section on opposition proceedings)
  • Contribution to Feiler/Raschhofer (ed.), Innovation und Rechtspraxis, Praxisschrift für Wolfgang Zankl, wuv 2009
  • Various publications on IP, Domain names and unfair competition and procedural law in law journals
  • On a regular basis case comments on intellectual property, newTechnologies and unfair competition in Austrian law journal ecolex

other publications

Colorado River at Horseshoe Bend, AZ, USA (2013)
"Always be flexible and prepared to think around the corner in order to achieve the best results." -- Michael Woller