Austria - Country Commercial Guide
Protecting Intellectual Property
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In any foreign market companies should consider several general principles for effective protection of their intellectual property. For background, please link to our article on Protecting Intellectual Property and for more resources.

Details on intellectual property protection in Austria is addressed within the U.S. Department of State Investment Climate Statement at the Investment Climate Statement website.

For guidance on intellectual property protection in the EU, the U.S. Patent and Trademark office IP Attaché Rachel Bae at the U.S. Mission to the European Union can be reached at For further office contacts and related resources, see:

For more information, contact ITA’s Office of Standards and Intellectual Property Rights (OSIP) Director, Stevan Mitchell at