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Egon Engin-Deniz

Partner
Attorney-at-law for intellectual property

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
Austria
Languages German, English
Intellectual Property

Specialisation in intellectual property law

Egon Engin-Deniz is an attorney-at-law for intellectual property law and a leading expert in the fields of Life Sciences & Healthcare and TMC - Technology, Media & Telecommunications. He heads the Intellectual Property and Media Department of CMS in Vienna.

He has extensive expertise in contentious and non-contentious trademark, domain and patent law, copyright including access control law, distribution and unfair competition law. His team specialises in the prosecution of product piracy and the examination of parallel imports. Egon Engin-Deniz is a recognised expert in cross-border litigation and licensing.

Alongside the very strong litigation activity, companies are also strategically advised and represented (“cradle to grave”) in naming, portfolio management, trademark, patent and licensing strategies.

Industries

Together with his team, he represents well-known international and Austrian companies from various industrial sectors with a focus on the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, agroscience, biotechnology, media companies, as well as companies in the IT and consumer goods industry.

Lecturing activities

Egon Engin-Deniz teaches trademark law at the University of Vienna Law Department and at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and lectures at national and international conferences in the fields of trademark, patent and copyright law.

Functions

Egon Engin-Deniz was recently re-elected Executive Member of the Board of the Vienna Bar Association and of the Austrian Federal Prosecutor's Office, where he mainly deals with the implementation of European law.

From 2009-2014 he headed the Practice Head IP of the Pan-European CMS IP Group, is a delegate of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA), a member of the Council of MARQUES and Anti-Counterfeiting Team Member (European Brand Owners Association) and now a member of the MARQUES Anti-Counterfeiting and Parallel Trade Team, a member of the Programming Committee of the IT Law Day at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Until 2008, he was state commissioner for the Austrian collecting societies OeSTIG and LSG.

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He is held in high esteem by the Austrian market and is praised for his strong performance in trademark law.

Chambers Europe, 2015

Relevant experience

  • Private Trust of a famous Austrian singer, copyright litigation and strategic counselling.
  • One of the largest crop protection corporations in patent and trademark litigation and product piracy.
  • The largest Pay-TV group in media, copyright and IP litigation and counselling.
  • A large telecom company and IP-TV operator in copyright litigation.
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Education

  • 1990 - Dissertation and LLD, University of Vienna
  • 1988 - Master in Law, University of Vienna
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Memberships

  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
  • MARQUES Cyberspace Team (the European Brand Owners Association)
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Publications

  • Markenschutzgesetz und weitere kennzeichenrechtliche Bestimmungen (The Trademark Law and other Laws governing Trademark Identifications, German publication), 3rd edition, 2017, Austria Publishing
  • Neue Entwicklungen im Recht der Kurzberichterstattung, FS Reich-Rohrwig (New Developments in the Law on Short Report Formats, FS Reich-Rohrwig, German publication), Manz Publishing, 2014
  • Co-author in Hasselblatt Journal, European Union Trademark Regulation (2nd edition 2018), Beck Nomos
  • Co-author in Hasselblatt Journal, Community Resign Regulation Law (2nd edition 2018), Beck Nomos
  • Co-author in Kodek Journal, Commercial Criminal Law, 2016, Manz Publishing
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Lectures list

  • Lecturer at national and international symposiums on the subjects of trademark, patent and copyright law
  • Visiting lecturer in trademark law at the University of Vienna Law School
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Life Sciences & Healthcare

Specialisation in Life Sciences & Healthcare

Egon Engin-Deniz is an attorney-at-law for Life Sciences & Healthcare and a leading expert in the fields of Intellectual Property and TMC - Technology, Media & Telecommunications. He heads the Intellectual Property Department of CMS in Vienna.

He has extensive expertise in pharmaceutical, medical device and blood safety law as well as in contentious and non-contentious trademark, domain and patent law, protection certificate law, copyright law including access control law, distribution law and unfair competition law. His team specialises in the prosecution of product piracy and the investigation of parallel imports and drug labelling. Egon Engin-Deniz is a recognised expert in cross-border litigation and licensing.

Alongside his strong litigation activity, companies are also strategically advised and represented (“cradle to grave”) in naming, portfolio management, as well as trademark, patent and licensing strategies.

Industries

Together with his team, he represents well-known international and Austrian companies with a focus on the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, agro-science and biotechnology.

Lectures

Egon Engin-Deniz teaches trademark law at the University of Vienna, Department of Law, at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and lectures at national and international conferences in the fields of trademark, patent and copyright law.

Functions

Egon Engin-Deniz was recently re-elected Executive Member of the Board of the Vienna Bar Association and of the Austrian Federal Prosecutor’s Office, where he mainly deals with the implementation of European law.

From 2009-2014 he headed the Practice Head IP of the Pan-European CMS IP Group, is a delegate of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA), a member of the Council of MARQUES and Anti-Counterfeiting Team Member (European Brand Owners Association) and now a member of the MARQUES Anti-Counterfeiting and Parallel Trade Team, a member of the Programming Committee of the IT Law Day at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Until 2008, he was state commissioner for the Austrian collecting societies OeSTIG and LSG.

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Education

  • 1990 - Dissertation and LLD, University of Vienna
  • 1988 - Master in Law, University of Vienna
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Memberships

  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
  • MARQUES Cyberspace Team (the European Brand Owners Association)
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Publications

  • Markenschutzgesetz und weitere kennzeichenrechtliche Bestimmungen (The Trademark Law and other Laws governing Trademark Identifications, German publication), 3rd edition, 2017, Austria Publishing
  • Neue Entwicklungen im Recht der Kurzberichterstattung, FS Reich-Rohrwig (New Developments in the Law on Short Report Formats, FS Reich-Rohrwig, German publication), Manz Publishing, 2014
  • Co-author in Hasselblatt Journal, European Union Trademark Regulation (2nd edition 2018), Beck Nomos
  • Co-author in Hasselblatt Journal, Community Resign Regulation Law (2nd edition 2018), Beck Nomos
  • Co-author in Kodek Journal, Commercial Criminal Law, 2016, Manz Publishing
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Lectures list

  • Lecturer at national and international symposiums on the subjects of trademark, patent and copyright law
  • Visiting lecturer in trademark law at the University of Vienna Law School
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TMC - Technology, Media & Communications

Specialisation TMC (technology, media & telecommunications)

Egon Engin-Deniz is an attorney-at-law for TMC - Technology, Media & Telecommunications and a leading expert in the fields of Intellectual Property and Life Sciences & Healthcare. He heads the Intellectual Property and Media department of CMS in Vienna.

He has extensive expertise in contentious and non-contentious trademark, domain and patent law, copyright including access control law, distribution and unfair competition law. His team specialises in the prosecution of product piracy and the examination of parallel imports. Egon Engin-Deniz is a recognised expert in cross-border litigation and licensing.

Alongside the very strong litigation activity, companies are also strategically advised and represented (“cradle to grave”) in naming, portfolio management, trademark, patent and licensing strategies.

Industries

Together with his team, he represents well-known international and Austrian companies from various industrial sectors with a focus on the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, agroscience, biotechnology, media companies, as well as companies in the IT and consumer goods industry.

Lecturing activities

Egon Engin-Deniz teaches trademark law at the University of Vienna Law Department and at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and lectures at national and international conferences in the fields of trademark, patent and copyright law.

Functions

Egon Engin-Deniz was recently re-elected Executive Member of the Board of the Vienna Bar Association and of the Austrian Federal Prosecutor's Office, where he mainly deals with the implementation of European law.

From 2009-2014 he headed the Practice Head IP of the Pan-European CMS IP Group, is a delegate of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA), a member of the Council of MARQUES and Anti-Counterfeiting Team Member (European Brand Owners Association) and now a member of the MARQUES Anti-Counterfeiting and Parallel Trade Team, a member of the Programming Committee of the IT Law Day at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Until 2008, he was state commissioner for the Austrian collecting societies OeSTIG and LSG.

more less

Education

  • 1990 - Dissertation and LLD, University of Vienna
  • 1988 - Master in Law, University of Vienna
more less

Memberships

  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
  • MARQUES Cyberspace Team (the European Brand Owners Association)
more less

Publications

  • Markenschutzgesetz und weitere kennzeichenrechtliche Bestimmungen (The Trademark Law and other Laws governing Trademark Identifications, German publication), 3rd edition, 2017, Austria Publishing
  • Neue Entwicklungen im Recht der Kurzberichterstattung, FS Reich-Rohrwig (New Developments in the Law on Short Report Formats, FS Reich-Rohrwig, German publication), Manz Publishing, 2014
  • Co-author in Hasselblatt Journal, European Union Trademark Regulation (2nd edition 2018), Beck Nomos
  • Co-author in Hasselblatt Journal, Community Resign Regulation Law (2nd edition 2018), Beck Nomos
  • Co-author in Kodek Journal, Commercial Criminal Law, 2016, Manz Publishing
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Lectures list

  • Lecturer at national and international symposiums on the subjects of trademark, patent and copyright law
  • Visiting lecturer in trademark law at the University of Vienna Law School
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