Dr. Alexander Cizek, LL.M. (DUKE)

Practical Experience Alexander Cizek

CorporateINTL Legal Award Winner 2013

Ranked in Chambers Global 2013 Leading Individual

Ranked in Chambers Europe 2013 Leading Individual
2013 - Law firm CIZEK | IP, Vienna
– permanent cooperation with law firm Höhne, In der Maur & Partners
2001 – 2013 DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna (Partner)
as from 2002 Head of IP/IT & Commercial Practice Group in Austria
2000 – 2001 Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna (Attorney)
IP/IT & Commercial Practice Group
1999 – 2000 Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna (Senior Associate)
IP/IT & Commercial Practice Group
1997 – 1999 Bruckhaus Westrick Heller Löber Rechtsanwälte (today: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Rechtsanwälte), Vienna (Junior Associate)
1995 – 1996 Pennie & Edmonds LLP, New York, U.S.A. (Foreign Intern)
Trademark Law Group
1992 – 1994 Dr. Alfred Richter, Vienna (Legal Trainee)
1991 – 1992 Vienna Juvenile Court, District Court of Vienna-Hietzing, Vienna Commercial Court (Judicial Clerkship)
1988 – 1991 Braunegg Hoffmann Auer Rechtsanwälte, Vienna (Legal Trainee)
Education & Training
1999 Austrian Bar Exam (Higher Regional Court Vienna)
1996        New York Bar Exam, U.S.A. (1st Judicial Department)
1994– 1995 Duke University, School of Law, Durham, N.C., U.S.A.
Postgraduate studies (grant of Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Austrian Chamber of Commerce)
Graduation Master of Laws (LL.M.) 1995 (Thesis on Copyright Law)
1992 – 1994      University of Vienna, Faculty of Law
Doctorate Studies
Graduation Doctor iuris 1996 (Dissertation on Copyright Law)
1986 – 1991      University of Vienna, Faculty of Law
Diploma Studies
Graduation Magister iuris 1991 (Diploma thesis on Criminal La
Languages German, English
Memberships Austrian Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law (ÖV)
Licensing Executives Society (LES; National President of Austrian Chapter)
International Trademark Association (INTA)
Vienna Law Society "UNION"