Intellectual Property / IP & IT

Flashlight decision illuminates compensation guidelines for unlawful use of IP rights

Claudia Csáky and Isabella Wiener recently analysed a decision of the Supreme Court (OGH 4Ob213/18d), whether the infringer of a registered Community design has to hand over the entire net profit or just a share of profit earned due to its use of an infringed design. .. more

Insolvency & Restructuring

The Legal 500 Guide: Graf & Pitkowitz has been ranked in practice area “insolvency and restructuring” in top position Tier 1 for 9 consecutive years

„Graf & Pitkowitz’s insolvency and restructuring team covers a wide array of insolvency work, from restructurings, insolvencies and reorganisations to distressed M&A. When not advising debtors, creditors, investors, family-owned businesses, managing directors and board members, co-heads Alexander Isola and Stefan Weileder are routinely appointed as insolvency administrators.“ .. more

Insolvency & Restructuring

Restructuring plans and their impact on non-participating creditors

In the recent ILO newsletter Alexander Isola and Fran Gebauer analysed the impact of restructuring plans on non-participating creditors. .. more

Dispute Resolution / Litigation & Arbitration

Nikolaus Pitkowitz invited as panellist at CIArb European Branch Conference & AGM 2019 in Prague

The CIArb European Branch Conference & AGM „Anti-Globalization and International Arbitration: Winds of Change and Protest in Europe?” has taken place in Prague from 26 to 27 April, 2019. .. more

Intellectual Property / IP & IT

Printouts and Guidelines - European Union General Court (GC) dismisses appeal due to technicality

Claudia Csáky recently analysed the decision of the General Court of the European Union of December 6, 2018, T-638/16 – Deichmann SE (Deichmann) v. EUIPO, intervener Vans Inc. (Vans) in INTA Bulletin. .. more

Dispute Resolution / Litigation & Arbitration

Graf & Pitkowitz Pre-Moot Event 2019

On the occasion of the 26th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court (‘Vis Moot’), the traditional Graf & Pitkowitz Pre-Moot Event once again took place in the distinguished hearing rooms of the Austrian Supreme Court at the Vienna Palace of Justice on April 12th, 2019.Approximately 180 students from all over the world had the opportunity to test their skills one last time before the final rounds. .. more

Dispute Resolution / Litigation & Arbitration

Graf & Pitkowitz hosting ABA Vienna City Chapter Reception

On the occasion of the 26th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court (`Vis Moot’) Graf & Pitkowitz hosted a reception of the Vienna City Chapter of the ABA (American Bar Association, Section of International Law) on Thuesday, 16 April. .. more

Real Estate & Construction

AIJA Real Estate Seminar in Utrecht, 4-6 April 2019

More than 130 lawyers joined the seminar 'The Real Deal in M&A: All about transactions involving real estate property' in Utrecht, from 4-6 April, organised by aija, the only global network of young lawyers. Martin Foerster, real estate expert at Graf & Pitkowitz and co-organiser of the event: “I was particularly impressed by the high level of the academic sessions as well as the intense participation of the audience.” The sold out seminar provided detailed insights and an expert overview on all types of real estate transactions. .. more