CIZEK | IP is a law firm specialising in intellectual property rights and protection of intellectual property (=IP).

Dr. Alexander Cizek, LL.M. has more than 15 years of experience in the field of IP law both in Austria as well as in the United States of America. He worked for one year as a lawyer with the US-American top IP-boutique Pennie & Edmonds LLP in New York and managed the IP/IT group of the law firm DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach GmbH for more than 10 years. He is highly specialised in the fields of intellectual and industrial property law, of advertisement law and unfair competition law as well as law regarding information technologies, the internet and data protection (= IT). He also has in-depth experience in the areas of commercial law, in particular distribution law including franchise law, and transport law. He has been advising Austrian as well as international clients on a regular basis for many years and has been representing them in IPR filing and prosecution matters before national and international trademark offices, in law enforcement cases before courts and authorities, as well as in connection with transactions, e.g., in negotiations relating to technology and know-how transfer projects and licencing agreements.

A - worldwide - competent and professional service is guaranteed by an international network which was established over many years of well attuned excellent specialised foreign lawyers, by memberships in professional societies and personal dedication to specialised national and international associations. This allows CIZEK | IP to provide excellent service and to professionally represent clients.

If required, a client may directly draw upon a professional and well-known team of specialists in the co-operation partnership Höhne, In der Maur & Partner Rechtsanwälte ( Such additional support may be used individually or as specialised team. Furthermore, in particular for cross-border and international matters, a large and attuned international network of well-known specialised foreign lawyers is available.