World Intellectual Property Organization

Speakers: Walter Holzer

  • Born in Vienna
  • Graduate from the Technical University Vienna (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Austrian Patent and Trademark Attorney
  • European Patent and Trademark Attorney
  • Generally Sworn and Court Certified Expert in Patent Matters
  • Member of the Council of Professional Representatives before the EPO (epi) and of the Standing Advisory Committee (SACEPO) of the EPO (1979 - 2005)
  • President of the Austrian Chamber of Patent Attorneys (1985 – 2000)
  • President of the epi (1999 - 2005)
  • Technical judge at the Austrian Patent Appeals Court (1984 – 1996)
  • Lay judge at the Austrian Supreme Court in Labour and Social Matters
  • Guest-Professor on Industrial Property at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna
  • Member of the Board of the Austrian Association of Industrial Property and Copyright
  • Co-editor of the Austrian Gazette for Industrial Property and Copyright
  • Extensive lecturing and publication activity


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