Mag. Dr. Lothar WiltschekDownload CV

Born 1948
Admitted 1976


  • Law against Unfair Competition
  • Patents
  • Employee Inventions
  • Trademarks
  • Protection of Designs
  • Copyright


  • Board Member of the Austrian Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright (ÖV:
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • International League of Competition Law (LIDC)
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES)
  • European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW)
  • Member of the Presidential Council of the Austrian Standards Institute


  • Since 2004 Wiltschek Rechtsanwälte, Vienna (since 2018: Wiltschek Plasser Rechtsanwälte)
  • 1976-2003 Partner of Schönherr Barfuß Torggler, Rechtsanwälte, Vienna
  • 1973-1976 Associate at Schönherr Barfuß Torggler, Wien


  • 1978 Mag.rer.soc.oec., Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
  • 1971 Dr.iur., Vienna University School of Law


  • Special edition of the Unfair Competition Act, by Manz (5th ed. 2022)
  • Special edition of the Austrian Patent Law with comments, by Manz (3rd ed. 2013)
  • Commentary on the Unfair Competition Act, by Manz (8th ed. 2016 with Michael Horak)
  • Annual case-law review “Unfair Competition and Trademark Law in Austria” in the German law journal “Wettbewerb in Recht und Praxis” (WRP) since 1977 (recently with Katharina Majchrzak, WRP 2022, 1083 et seq.)
  • Various articles, annotations and book reviews as well as seminars and lectures regarding Intellectual Property and the law against Unfair Competition.


  • Manz Publishing House Lifetime Achievement Award 2019

Dr. David Plasser, LL.M.Download CV

Born 1980
Admitted 2009


  • Law against Unfair Competition
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Protection of Designs
  • Copyright
  • Pharmaceutical Law
  • Data Protection


  • 2018-2022 Guest Lecturer at the WU Executive Academy
  • 10/2017–2019 Guest Lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • 2015-2017 Guest Lecturer at the Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt
  • Since January 2009 Attorney at Law at Wiltschek Rechtsanwälte, Vienna (since 2018: Wiltschek Plasser Rechtsanwälte)
  • 2006-2009 Associate at Wiltschek Rechtsanwälte, Vienna
  • 2004-2006 Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Vienna
  • 2003 Clerkship at the Vienna Regional Court


  • 2004 LL.M., University of Cambridge
  • 2003 Dr. iur., University of Vienna
  • 2002 Mag. iur., University of Vienna

Academic Awards

  • 2004 Förderpreis der Juristischen Blätter
  • 2004 Wolf Theiss Award (publication prize)


  • Many publications in the field of IP Law and the Law against Unfair Competition (see publications)

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