Intellectual Property, Austria updates

Copyright Protection for a Logo
  • Austria
  • July 17 2000

The Supreme Court has held that even a simple company logo may be protected by copyright as a work of graphic art. This decision shows that when commissioning its logo, a business should negotiate for an extensive transfer of rights.

Trademark Law Amended
  • Austria
  • December 22 1999

Amendments to trademark legislation introduce new definitions, registration procedures, enforcement rights and remedies.

Combating Piracy
  • Austria
  • November 02 1999

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