Attorney at Law Mag. Dr. Hannes Burger

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QR Hannes Burger

Dr. Burger 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.) and Austrian bar examination
  • Foundation of the firm Anwälte Burger & Partner Rechtsanwalt GmbH in 2008

Special focus on:

  • National and international patent law as well as
  • thereto related legal and technical disputes
  • IP related contracts (inter alia attendance and assistance in contract negotiations in Austria and abroad, legal support to European companies with respect to IP matters, including directly in China, for example)


  • Confiscation of patent infringing products and prosecution of rights in China for well-known Swiss companies
  • Advising Austrian industrial companies with respect to patent and license negotiations on site, e.g. in South Korea
  • Conducting license negotiations for Austrian companies in the USA
  • Assisting Austrian companies during settlement negotiations in the area of patent law with e.g. a well-known company in Great Britain
  • Preservation of evidences in several countries in order to enforce patent infringing claims for industrial companies
  • Managing and coordinating other attorneys at law in international infringement lawsuits for industrial companies
  • Conducting out-of-court negotiations with respect to unlawful deprivation of inventions
  • Drafting concepts for dealing with claims resulting from employee inventor compensation for a number of Austrian companies
  • Challenging and defending numerous patents during opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Drafting of Intellectual Property strategies, e.g. for a Bio-Tech start-up company in Switzerland