Fabian Stanke becomes partner with SONN & PARTNER Patentanwälte

We are pleased to announce that Patent and Trademark Attorney Fabian Stanke joins the firm as partner. Fabian Stanke began his training in our firm in 2012. In 2015, he became a European Patent Attorney. In 2017 he mastered the Austrian bar exam to become an Austrian Patent Attorney. He specialises in the technical fields … >> read more


Christmas donation 2018

Our Christmas donation 2018 was given to “Barmherzige Schwestern” and “DEBRA Austria”. Since 170 years, the Barmherzigen Schwestern have been nurturing and accompanying sick and elderly people, following the Vincentian mission, conscious of the spirituality and tradition of the religious order. As a self-help organization, DEBRA Austria has set itself the goal of providing competent … >> read more


“Firm of the Year”

We are proud to announce that Sonn & Partner on basis of an international survey was voted to be the Austrian “Firm of the Year” by the renowned international professional journal Managing Intellectual Property (MIP). We are pleased to see that our dedicated work is valued and recognized by clients and colleagues from all over … >> read more


Christmas donation 2017

Our Christmas donation 2017 was given to “Kinderhospiz Netz” and “Hilfswerk Österreich”. “Kinderhospiz Netz” enables the comprehensive care of seriously ill and life-limiting children and youth at home in their usual environment. “Hilfswerk Österreich” supports people, families and social networks in tackling the challenges of life in the areas of health, family and social affairs.


Austria reduces formal requirements for the recordal of assignments

On 2 August 2017 an amendment of the Austrian IP laws entered into force which considerably reduces the formal requirements for the recordal of assignments, mergers or changes of name. The new rules will apply for all protective rights (patents, utility models, trademarks, designs and SPCs). Generally, it is now sufficient to submit a confirmatory … >> read more



    • 2019
    • 2018
    • 2017
    • 2016
    • 2015
    • 2014
    • 2013
    • 2012
    • 2011
    • 2010
    • 2009
    • 2008
    • 2007
    • 2006
    • 2005
    • 2004
    • 2003
    • 2002
    • 2001
    • 2000