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"Michael definitely has the breadth and depth of experience we require. I really appreciate his ability to understand and advise on technical issues."

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legal areas & industries

ip & unfair competition | venture capital | it & technology law | technology & digitalisation | start-ups

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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)

work 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

academic publications

  • 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