We warmly welcome a new associate:
Frau Mag. Sonja Schirmer, LL.M. already took her bar exam and will counsil us in the fields of Information Law, Competition Law, Advertising Law, Trademark Law and Labor Law. She also released publications related to these areas.
We are glad to have her in our team!
We are becoming enforced by a new associate: The IP/ IT-Team of h-i-p is enhanced by Mag. Alexander Wippel. He will advise our Clients in Information law, Internet law, copyright law, media law, IT law, broadcasting law, data protection law, competition law, trademark law, contract law and association law. We welcome him and we are looking forward to a good cooperation!
We complemented our team with a new associate! Mag. Alina Alavi Kia will from now on support us in the fields of information law, competition law, advertising law, trademark law, labor law and association law. We are glad to warmly welcome her to our company!
As in previous years, we are presented several times in Best Lawyers' Ranking of Austria's Best Lawyers: Gunther Gram ist mentioned first in the field of Administration law, Thomas Höhne is presented among the best lawyers in IT-law and media law and Georg Streit is to be found in IP- and media law.
In the course of 2017's Global Awards, Corporate LiveWire, editor of various publications in the fields of economy and corporations, awarded us the title Boutique Law Firm of the Year in the field of TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications).
In the ranking of Austria's best law offices by Media Law International 2017, h-i-p are ranked in top position.
Media Law International writes about us: „Höhne, In der Maur & Partner has an outstanding reputation for media and entertainment. The firm’s media lawyers are described by clients as “strategic and pro-active” with leading expertise in print and broadcasting law. The firm also represents clients in film, music and digital media sectors. Co-founders Thomas Höhne and Thomas In der Maur manage the practice, which is also appointed by high profile individuals in cases of privacy violation.
We are glad about the prominent Placement in this renowned ranking!
As in the previous years, we can be pleased with our various placements in "trend lawyers' ranking" ("Austria's Top Lawyers")! 100 law offices from all over Austria voted and determined the best lawyers - and we are right upfront: In the category "The top experts in the matter of competition law" we are among the top ten and in media law we are ranked first. Among the ranking's overall winners, Thomas Höhne ranks third in the "best of the best 2017" listing.
For all those interested in IT-law: In the current edition of Computer Law Review International (CRi 3/2017), you will find an article by Mag. Markus Dörfler on the occasion of the landmark decision of OLG Wien (Higher Regional Court Vienna) in the lawsuit Glawischnig vs Facebook. The article follows up with the legal basis and the extent of Facebook's obligation to delete hate postings.
On April 20, 2017 we organised primeCROWD Select Night in our offices, together with ECOVIS and primeCROWD, a network of investors for start-ups.
The event combined specialist lectures and penal discussions with thrilling start-up pitches. The start-ups liimtec and BoardMaps presented themselves. Liimtec introduced the "PocketDefi" onto the market, a mobile mini-defibrillator that can be used in all situations on the go and thereby save lives. In the second pitch the IT-software start-up BoardMaps presented an effective decision-management system for managers, that secures all important information for business meetings.
Besides our guest of honour, Markus Ertler, business angel and founder of the website immobilien.net, who shared his personal experience with the audience, Mag. David Gloser from ECOVIS and Mag. Thomas In der Maur gave an insight into tax optimisation options and the design of contracts for start-up investments.
“Chambers Europe“ ranked h-i-p, in their ranking 2017 of Austria's best law offices, in the category TMT (Technology, Media & Telecommunications) - Media Austria right at the front. In the field of TMT, Thomas Höhne is ranked twice among the best lawyers of Austria.
Chambers Europe rates h-i-p as:
Highly prestigious media law team covering all areas of the market, including print media, film, television and digital media. Active in the full range of contentious and non-contentious media law matters, covering licensing, contracts, regulatory issues and disputes. The team receives widespread market praise for its media work, with commentators confirming that the lawyers are "really strong" in the field.
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