Practice Areas:

Intellectual property Law; Unfair Competition, Protection of Know-how and Trade Secrets; Advertising law; Franchising and Licensing; Data Protection; General Commercial and Litigation

Professional Experience:

Court internship (1992);Associate at Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte OEG (1993 - 1996); Management of the Weiss-Tessbach Budapest office (1996); Foreign associate at A&L Goodbody Solicitors, Dublin (1996 - 1997); Attorney at law in Vienna (since 1997); Partner of Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte OEG (1997 - 2002); Partner of Gassauer-Fleissner Rechtsanwälte GmbH (2002-2014), Partner at KWR (since 2015); Regular speaker at professional events in connection with IP and advertising topics:  Trade Secrets in the EU (PTMG conference in Warsaw); IT-Know-how-Schutz in Austria (DGRI drei Länder Treffen 2016); Trade secrets in business in cooperation with other speakers (ARS 2016, 2017); Protection of personal data and secret company data (WIFI Management Forum Wien, with Dr. Anna Mertinz, 2017); 8. österreichischer Vergaberechtstag "Trade Secrets: Handlungsbedarf für Unternehmen in puncto Geheimnisschutz" (2017); "Fachtagung GmbH", data protection - the new EU Data Protection Regulation & an outlook onto the amendment business and corporate secrets (Lindecampus, 2017); Delta Academy (University of Leoben, 2017) Intellectual Property Law; 16th IMH Annual Conference for in-house counsels: Directive 2016/943/EU on the protection of trade secrets – an overview (2018) 

Education:

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Mag. iur. 1991); Bar exam with distinction (1997)

Memberships:

Austrian Association for Industrial Property and Copyright, DGRI (German Association of Law and Informatics), INTA (Unfair Competition Committee), PTMG, ECTA, LES

 

“She is the ideal partner for patrons – responsive, creative, pragmatic and highly skilled. Barbara knows what she is doing, puts you at ease with her vast experience and makes sensible suggestions throughout.” (World Trademark Review 2018)

> Publications 


E barbara.kuchar@remove-this.kwr.at
P +43 1 24500-3145
F +43 1 24500-63999

Languages:

German, English, French, Italian

> Publications