Austrian contribution to International Comparative Legal Guide – Patents 2023 from GEISTWERT

By Alexander Schnider, Constantin Kletzer, Rainer Schultes | October 8th, 2022 |

Rainer Schultes, Alexander Schnider and Constantin Kletzer have contributed to the International Comparative Legal Guide – Patents 2023 first published by ICLG – Patents – Global Legal Group .

Download here


MIP Award 2022: 2 x GEISTWERT

By Alexander Schnider, Constantin Kletzer, Juliane Messner, Max W. Mosing, Rainer Schultes | June 17th, 2022 |

We are proud about having received two Managing IP EMEA Awards 2022!

One for Trademark contentious

And Rainer Schultes received the award for the “Practitioner of the year”!

Tired, we are heading home

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GEISTWERT in Top 10 of Trademark Filers

By Constantin Kletzer, Alexander Schnider, Max W. Mosing | March 14th, 2022 |

Just after roughly 7 years in business and starting with ZERO trademarks, GEISTWERT is amongst the top 10 trademark filers in Austria.

“This is incredible for us, and we are very proud of our trademark team. We offer very targeted and tailor-made prosecution services unlike the big providers, and do […]

Vienna strips on OnlyFans – a protest movement for artistic freedom on social media

By Juliane Messner, Max W. Mosing, Constantin Kletzer, Alexander Schnider, Rainer Schultes | January 27th, 2022 |

GEISTWERT is proud to support Vienna Tourist Board’s “Vienna strips on OnlyFans – a protest movement for artistic freedom on social media”:

See the case video here [Link].

Vienna is home to some of the world’s most iconic artworks. 100 years ago, Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Koloman Moser and many more […]

GEISTWERT congrats and says thank you to!

By Juliane Messner, Alexander Schnider, Max W. Mosing, Constantin Kletzer, Rainer Schultes | November 17th, 2021 |

Microsoft’s Venture Fund M12 and US VC Point72 invest $20mln in is a long standing client of GEISTWERT, and we are proud to be part of the team to seal this deal.

Thank you to founders Michael (CEO, Graz) and Brad (CRO, San Francisco) for letting us support this […]

3 times FSC = Golden Rules for Influencer Marketing

By Constantin Kletzer | September 9th, 2021 |

Instagram & Co are their stage: Influencers orchestrate themselves and products that they mark via “tap tags”. By this, their followers can see which products they use and are directly directly to the manufacturer’s social media platform or website via the tag.

In three decisions published today, the German Federal […]

PODCAST: European Court of Justice on trademark matters in 2020

By Constantin Kletzer | March 3rd, 2021 |

Wanna hear about some of the highlight cases of the Court of Justice of the European Union in trademark matters in 2020?

Then listen to the MARQUES Podcast feat. Marianne Hollands and Constantin Kletzer or on Spotify


GEISTWERT ranked GOLD TIER in WTR Trademarks 1000 and three partners in individuals GOLD TIER

By Constantin Kletzer | February 17th, 2021 |

We are flattered and proud of our Geistwert baby #nearlysevenyears to be recognized by #wtr1000.

With three of our partners being ranked in gold tier 🙂 

“A go-to for any and all trademark matters, GEISTWERT changed the face of the Austrian legal landscape when it was set up. Its […]

#Clubhouse talk series “IP-TO-GO”

By Constantin Kletzer | February 5th, 2021 |

Join us for the second installment of our new #Clubhouse talk series “IP-TO-GO”. This week’s panel of experts will focus on Brands and Advertising, with Holger Gauß, Constantin Kletzer and Deborah Davis Han! Hosted by Tiffany Valeriano

Every Monday. 30 minutes of IP law for startups and entrepreneurs from Silicon […]

Effect of Brexit on EU Trademarks and EU Designs

By Constantin Kletzer | December 14th, 2020 |

In a nutshell:

 What do I need to do?

Good news:  All EU trademarks and Community Designs will be cloned in the UK. You will not have to act unless…

you have pending trademark or design application through 31.12.2020. If so, you will need to consider whether to re-file in […]