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Alexander Schnider - Geistwert

Computer freak isn’t the nicest name to be called, but I was always a nerd, even if I never had horn-rimmed glassed with broken frames. My path as a lawyer was clear: Internet Law…


  • Since 2009

    Teaching at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Vienna in Game Engineering and Simulation courses on the topic of games development and Intellectual Property (together with Gregor Eigner, CEO of Mi’pu’mi Games GmbH)

  • December 2012 to September 2014

    Head of the IP and IT Practice Group at Baker & McKenzie Diwok Hermann Petsche Attorneys-at-Law LLP & Co KG, Vienna

  • 2016

    Guest-Lecturer at the Vienna University of Applied Arts on the topic “Intellectual Property”

  • 2015

    Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna in the course “MBA Movie, TV & Digital Media” on the topic “Media and IP Law”

  • 2014

    Partner at GEISTWERT Lawyers

  • 2005 to 2012

    Attorney-at-law in the IP and IT Practice Group at Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna

  • 2004

    LL.M at the University of Sydney, Australia

  • 2001 to 2003

    Associate in the IP and IT Practice Group at Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte OG (now DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach), Vienna

  • 1994 to 2000

    Studies at the legal faculty of Karl-Franzens-University, Graz


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