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IP Attorney · European Patent Attorney European Trademark and Design Attorney
Rainer Beetz advises and represents national and international companies in IP prosecution as well as in contentious validity and infringement proceedings in connection with all IP rights. In particular, he specialises in patent and trademark opposition and revocation proceedings at first instance and on appeal. Rainer is regularly mentioned in various rankings (Juve PATENT, IAM1000, MIP) as one of the leading IP attorneys in Austria.
Rainer is a university lecturer in Patent Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Vienna and the Vienna University of Technology. He is als member oft the editorial board of Austria’s leading IP journal („Österreichische Blätter für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz“). Dr. Beetz has been or is active in leading positions at various associations for the protection of intellectual property.
Rainer studied mechanical and industrial engineering at the Vienna University of Technology and the Universitá di Bologna in Italy. He completed his Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M.) with a focus on intellectual property law at the Nottingham Law School in England.