Attorney at Law Mag. Dr. Clemens Ofner

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Dr. Ofner has been specialized in intellectual property rights for many years and is nationally and internationally active in prosecution as well as litigation regarding the field of IP.



  • Law Studies at the Johannes Kepler University Linz
  • Doctorate in Law (Dr. jur.) in 2000
  • Dissertation topic: “The trademark as an asset and brand evaluation”
  • Austrian bar examination in 2004
  • Partner of Anwälte Burger und Partner Rechtsanwalt GmbH (Attorneys Burger and Partner) since 2008

Special focus on:

  • Austrian, European and international trademark, design, copyright, domain and competition law
  • IP contracts
  • Monitoring IP rights


  • Managing several thousand national and international trademark and design patent applications in more than 100 countries
  • Representing Austrian companies in proceedings resulting from trademark law before the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg
  • Advising and assisting Austrian and Swiss companies during lawsuits resulting from trademark and competition law in Germany
  • Registering an abstract color trademark with the Community Trade Mark Office
  • Defensive actions at an industrial company because of a house search due to a trademark infringement
  • Challenging a Swiss company infringing a trademark at a well-known online merchant
  • Defending a damage claim due to trademark infringement in a trial involving several instances up to the Supreme Court for an industrial company
  • Drafting of an Intellecutal Property strategy for an Austrian listed company
  • Out-of-court settlement of an international copyright dispute between a renowned Austrian company and an American artist
  • Resolution of disputes regarding copyright claims of a freelancer against a company
  • Defensive actions for a company due to alleged copyright infringement before the Supreme Court