Team


Dr. Christian Gassauer-Fleissner

Education and career, practice areas, languages, memberships

Publications


Contact

Phone +43 1 205 206–100
Fax +43 1 205 206–105
c.gassauer@gassauer.com

EDUCATION AND CAREER

  • University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Dr. iur. 1980)
  • Associate at Weiss-Tessbach (1981 – 1985)
  • Foreign associate at Clifford Turner, Paris (1985)
  • Partner at Weiss-Tessbach (1986 – 2002)
  • Member of the Ethics Commission of the Vienna Law Society (1998 – 2004)
  • Lecturer at ETH Zurich postgraduate programme Intellectual Property (2000 – 2006)
  • WIPO domain name panelist (since 2000)
  • Partner at Gassauer-Fleissner (since 2002)
  • Lecturer at the University of Human Sciences of the Principality of Liechtenstein programme: Asset formation and transfer (University years 2006/07 – 2007/08)
  • Member of the Board of Examiners for the bar examination (2006 – 2011)
  • Board member of various corporations, private foundations and non-profit associations

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Intellectual property (patent and trade mark), unfair competition
  • Advising entrepreneurs and their private foundations
  • Advising businesses, in particular family owned industry as well as agriculture and forestry
  • Corporate law
  • General commercial and contract law
  • Advising institutions in sport, culture and science
  • National and international arbitration, mainly as arbitrator

LANGUAGES

  • German
  • English
  • French

MEMBERSHIPS

  • AIPPI
  • APEB
  • APRAM
  • Ligue internationale du droit de la concurrence
  • Austrian Association for Industrial Property and Copyright
  • LES
  • EPLAW (Member of the Board 2009 – 2014, President 2012 – 2014, member of advisory board since 2015)
  • ECTA
  • INTA
  • MARQUES
  • Federation of Austrian Private Foundations
  • Austrian Association for Arbitration
  • IBA
  • UIA
  • IPBA
  • Member of the Law Committee of the Austrian Federation of Industry