Dr. Katharina Schmid, admitted to the bar since 2005

Since 2007 Attorney at Law / Owner - schmid-ip


2016 -            Since 1 May 2016 in cooperation with monlaw Attorneys at Law

2007 - 2016   Attorney at law in cooperation with Höhne, In der Maur & Partner, RAe

2005 - 2007   Attorney at law at Lovells (now Hogan Lovells), Alicante (Spain)

2005              Admitted to the Austrian Bar

2003 - 2004   Associate at Fiebinger, Polak, Leon & Partner, attorneys at law, Vienna

2000 - 2003   Associate at Griss & Partner, attorneys at law, Graz


German (mother tongue), English (fluent), Spanish (fluent), French (good understanding)


Publications and Lectures 

Just released: Co-Author of Wiebe/Kodek (Editors), Legal Commentary on the Austrian Unfair Competition Law Act, 2nd Edition, Editorial MANZ (2017), contributions to § 9 (2021) (Rights in Unregistered Signs - "Kennzeichenverletzungen"), § 25 (2020) (Publication of Verdicts), § 21 (2021).
(Up to 2012 also commentary on § 1 -Breach of Law - "Rechtsbruch").

Regular contributions to the Kluwer Trademark Blog www.kluwertrademarkblog.com (since 12/2015)

Regular reviews of case law and annotations to decisions


Schmid in Schenk/Lovrek/Musger/Neumayr, Festschrift für Irmgard Griss (2011) 569, "Kennzeichenbenutzung nach »Céline« – doch keine Einheit der marken- und firmenmäßigen Benutzung?"

Lecturing at seminars and conferences on trademark and IP related topics (see Publications and Lectures.pdf)