LEGAL 500 ranked GEISTWERT in Top Tier in IP

For the first time, this year LEGAL 500 (www.legal500.com) ranked GEISTWERT in Tier 1 in the category “Intellectual Property” and highly ranked it in “Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT).

The evaluation text speaks for itself:

IP

GEISTWERT’s ‘partner-only approach’ is valued by clients and considered a key strength and unique selling point, leading to the ‘utmost efficiency and communication transparency’. Praised for ‘hisavailability’, ‘hisbusiness and industry insights and his communication skills‘, Alexander Schnider ‘lives and breathes software development, also in the form of complex computer and video games’. ‘Extremely experienced patent litigator’ Constantin Kletzer provides ‘effective and to-the-point’ advice, in particular in pharmaceutical patent cases, as does Rainer Schultes, who also advises on design matters in the automotive sector, trade marks and unfair competition. Regarded as ‘a brilliant lawyer’, Juliane Messner has ‘exceptional experience in IP-driven transactions and licensing’, and is appreciated by clients for her understanding of the ‘value of IP rights– be it trade marks, licence contracts, patents or others’, not just from the ‘legal side, but also on the business side’. Max Mosing specialises in trade mark matters with a focus on EU trade marks, among other areas. “

TMT:

” IP and IT boutique GEISTWERT has data protection and IT work at its core and is adept at handling contentious and transactional matters. The team has been particularly active recently in advising clients, including Iqvia, the Austrian National Library (Österreichische Nationalbank) and Parfümerie Douglas, on the implementation of GDPR. Max Mosing and the ‘brilliant‘ Juliane Messner, who has ‘very strong problem-solving skills‘, also assisted Asfinag with data protection matters pertaining to its toll system. Alexander Schnider focuses on software development agreements; Rainer Schultes and Constantin Kletzer are also recommended. “

We are overly proud and honoured having received these evaluations and we strive to continue to provide high class legal services in IP and IT to our clients.