Graf & Pitkowitz bereits zum 11. Mal beim Wien Energie Business Run am Start

Beim diesjährigen Wien Energie Business Run am 5. September 2019 startete Graf & Pitkowitz mit 24 Läuferinnen und Läufern, welche die 4,1km lange Strecke durch den Wiener Prater bravourös meisterten. Unser Team konnte die exzellenten Ergebnisse des Vorjahres sogar noch steigern. .. more


Graf & Pitkowitz Sponsor for the European Law Day 2019

The Vienna University of Economics and Business will host the 19th “European Law Day”.This year the conference will focus on the issue „The EU in light of Brexit and Elections: Factors of Stability and Disintegration“.21-22 March, 2019 Ceremonial Hall 1/LC at WU Vienna .. more

Real Estate & Construction

Graf & Pitkowitz at the Annual Congress of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) in Rome

This year’s AIJA Annual Congress on the topic “Sustainability and the Law: Planet, People, Future” took place from 3 to 7 September 2019 in Rome. Graf & Pitkowitz was represented by Partner Martin Foerster and Attorneys Stefanie Swatek, Anna Katharina Ratschek and Roxanne de Jesus. .. more

Intellectual Property / IP & IT

Claudia Csàky appointed as member of the MARQUES Education Team

Starting September 1, 2019 Claudia Csàky has been appointed as member to the MARQUES Education Team.The MARQUES Education Team provides services on education and training issues to the MARQUES organization. MARQUES, founded in 1986, is nowadays the leading European association representing the interests of brand owners. .. more

Intellectual Property / IP & IT

General Court Confirms NEYMAR Trademark Was Filed in Bad Faith

Claudia Csáky recently acted as verifier for Jan Weiser’s (UNIT4 IP Attorneys at Law) analysis of the decision of the General Court of the European Union of May 8, 2019, T-795/17– Carlos Moreira v. European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) – NEYMAR. .. more

Intellectual Property / IP & IT

General Court Finds ‘BRAVO’ and ‘Brave Paper’ Confusingly Similar

Claudia Csáky recently analysed the decision of the General Court of the European Union of May 8, 2019, T-37/18 – BRAVO v. Brave Paper in INTA Bulletin. .. more


New 'daddy month' strengthens paternal bonding early on

Jakob Widner recently discussed a new law that grants fathers a legal entitlement to one month off work following the birth of their child. .. more

Banking & Finance

Regulation of Virtual Currency

Otto Waechter recently analysed the current status of virtual currency regulations in the European Union and Austrian legislation. .. more

Dispute Resolution / Litigation & Arbitration

Supreme Court evaluates hybrid arbitration agreement

Nikolaus Pitkowitz recently analysed the Supreme Court’s evaluation of a hybrid arbitration agreement. .. more


Festschrift in Honor Of Gunter Nitsche’s 75th Birthday

On the occasion of Gunter Nitsche’s 75th birthday Graf & Pitkowitz celebrated the presentation of the Festschrift: “Corporations and Corporate Law in academia and practice. Festschrift for Gunther Nitsche’s 75th birthday”. .. more