KNOETZL at the 3rd IBA Litigation Committee Conference on Private International Law in Milan

Bettina Knoetzl and Judith Schacherreiter participated in  the 3rd IBA Litigation Committee Conference on Private International Law in Milan, Italy. The topics of this year’s conference included an examination of the likely impact of Brexit on jurisdiction and private international law, the mushrooming of International Commercial Courts throughout Europe and the effect of sanctions on…

International and National Protection of Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets: An ICC Austria Seminar at KNOETZL

Intellectual property and trade secrets as relevant assets should receive optimal protection. Since the amendment of the Austrian Unfair Competition Act trade secrets are protected by law. In cooperation with the ICC Austria, KNOETZL welcomed on its premises several company representatives and in-house counsel. The seminar provided comprehensive information on the protection of trade secrets…

Last Days of Summer: KNOETZL Weinwandertag

Rain and wind could not dampen our spirit this weekend. Successfully hiking Vienna’s outskirts on a traditional Weinwandertag, our team and their family and friends braved the bad weather to be rewarded with excellent local wine and food. Thank you to everybody who joined us!

Roundtable Belgrade: What are the Advantages of Regional Arbitral Institutions?

Belgrade Roundtable Arbitration
Regional vs international arbitral institutions – which institution is right for which case? Photo Credit: Belgradevismootteam

On November 7th, the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law hosted a roundtable discussion to advance the participants’ understanding about the advantages of regional arbitral institutions – such as VIAC in Austria or BAC in Serbia – over larger, international institutions. More than 70 lawyers, general counsel and members of the Belgrade law faculty listened to opening…

Courtroom Skills & Communication Techniques: KNOETZL Again Hosts Summer Workshop for European Law Student Association, ELSA, on Dispute Resolution

ELSA Austria Workshop Dispute Resolution 2018
ELSA students learn about Courtroom Skills and Communication Techniques

The unusual summer heat in Vienna was no deterrent for over 55 international students and volunteers from ELSA Austria to join a workshop last Thursday on Best Representation in Court hosted by KNOETZL as part of the 7th ELSA Summer Law School on Dispute Resolution. Seasoned KNOETZL advocates, Bettina Knoetzl, Emmanuel Kaufman and Natascha Tunkel…