Hans A. Le­der­er ist Coun­sel bei CMS in Wien

01/10/2018

IP expert Hans A. Lederer has been appointed Counsel at the international law firm CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz. He specialises in copyright law, trademark law and combating product piracy as well as illegal parallel imports.

“Since joining CMS, Hans has grown into a renowned expert in his field. We would like to offer warm congratulations on his appointment as Counsel,” Egon Engin-Deniz, head of the intellectual property and media team at CMS in Vienna, proudly states.

Hans A. Lederer (40) joined the IP team at CMS in Vienna in 2009. He particularly advises clients from the media and music industries on copyright matters, especially with regard to licensing issues, collective rights management by collecting societies and copyright levies. He further focuses on developing and implementing (mostly cross-border) strategies to combat product piracy and illegal parallel imports in highly regulated industries, such as the agrochemical industry. Hans A. Lederer also represents companies (and among them especially start-ups) in trademark litigation and supports them in prosecuting, safeguarding and enforcing their trademark rights.

Hans A. Lederer studied law at the University of Vienna and the University of Innsbruck. As a student, he spent time abroad in Caen (France) and Brussels (Belgium). Before joining CMS, he worked at the Secretariat-General of the Austrian Red Cross. He was admitted to the Austrian bar in 2014.

A picture (© Michael Sazel) of Hans A. Lederer for free use is available here.

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