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Michael Woller

“...further boosting the team’s skillset in the IT and new media space.”WTR 1000

Michael Woller Partner

legal service

ip, it & life sciences, unfair competition, new technologies, start-up services

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


  • Machine Learning: Whom to Credit, Whom to Blame?, Roadmap 17
  • Contribution to Kucsko/Handig (ed.), urheber.recht (2nd edition), Manz 2017 (section on database protection)
  • New Generic Top-Level Domains and the Trademark Clearinghouse, Roadmap 15
  • 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