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Barbara Kuchar specialises in intellectual property and unfair
competition, with a strong focus on trademarks and substantial
experience in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious
IP law.
She graduated from the University of Vienna and worked as
a lawyer in Vienna and Budapest, also spending time in Dublin
as a foreign associate with A&L Goodbody Solicitors. She is a
founding partner of Gassauer-Fleissner Rechtsanwälte GmbH.
Ms Kuchar’s recent work includes representing a breast
cancer charity in trademark infringement proceedings in
connection with its pink ribbon sign, and filing and obtaining
a preliminary injunction and house search under the EU
Enforcement Directive for a printer manufacturer in connection
with grey-market products. She also successfully defended
a German software company in an unfair competition case
involving the alleged enticement of employees and customers.
Ongoing matters include court proceedings regarding the
rendering of accounts and profits by the alleged infringer of
a pharmaceuticals patent. The case involves questions as to
the amount of the licence fee if the infringer acted purely as
a contract manufacturer for a foreign parent company where
no patent protection was available.
A particular focus of Ms Kuchar’s work is anti-piracy
protection. She represents famous original manufacturers from
around the world against infringers and has been entrusted
with the defence of some of the world’s most valuable and
prominent brands.
Chambers and Partners
mentions her “fantastic strength
in trademarks” and
Legal 500
praises her as “competent and
accessible”.
Gassauer-Fleissner
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Wallnerstrasse 4
Vienna
1010
Austria
T
+43 1 205 206 120
F
+43 1 205 206 125
Kuchar, Barbara
Gassauer-Fleissner Rechtsanwälte GmbH – Attorney at Law
b.kuchar@gassauer.at | www.gassauer.at
Winner – Intellectual Property, Austria
What clients said
“We work closely with Barbara Kuchar and are
deeply impressed by the dedicated manner in
which she carries out her assignments.”
“We are continually impressed by her quick
comprehension of complex and unusual
circumstances.”
“Her knowledge of our industry, together with
our products and product names, is top notch.”
“Barbara is our exclusive lawyer and adviser, and
we hold her in very high esteem. She is exceptionally
knowledgeable in her area of expertise, and her
pleasant, straightforward manner makes her the
ideal lawyer for us.”