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Alexander Zojer

 // Position:
Attorney at Law

// Admission to the bar:
2019, Austria

// Nationality:
Austrian

LinkedIn

// Contact:

Mag.iur., Mag.phil. Alexander Zojer
T +43 1 8901087 – 93
M +43 664 1878007
E alexander.zojer@zeiler.partners 

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Alexander Zojer is an attorney at law at zeiler.partners and specializes in dispute resolution before arbitral tribunals and state courts. Alexander regularly acts as secretary to arbitral tribunals and has participated in proceedings under the ICC, VIAC, SCC, DIS and ICSID rules, as well as in ad hoc arbitration proceedings.

Alexander has experience in a variety of disputes, including antitrust and commercial agency matters, investment arbitrations, annulment proceedings as well as energy and construction disputes.

Alexander has graduated from the University of Vienna (Mag.iur 2014; Mag.phil 2012), where he participated in the Vis Moot Court 2012-2013 and spent a semester at the University of Iceland. He has passed the Austrian bar exam in 2017. 

Prior to joining zeiler.partners, Alexander has gained experience working at the VIAC and clerked at Austrian courts.

Alexander regularly speaks on procedural law topics, organizes the Intellectual Property Dispute Resolution conference series and teaches civil law at the University of Applied Science BFI Vienna. 

Education

  • Austrian Bar Exam, Vienna/Austria (2017)
  • University of Vienna (Law, Theatre-, Film- and Media Sciences, Mag.phil. 2012, Mag.iur. 2014)
  • University of Iceland, Reykjavik/Iceland (Erasmus Exchange Student, 2014)
  • Vis Moot Court in International Commercial Arbitration (2012-2013) 

Languages

German (native), English (fluent)

Experience

  • Attorney at law, zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna/Austria (since 2019)
  • Associate, zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (since 2015)
  • Legal Assistant, zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (January-May 2015)
  • Clerkship (Commercial Court of Vienna, 17 District Court Vienna, January-May 2015)
  • VIAC (Vienna International Arbitral Centre, June-November 2014)

Selected Reference Cases

Highlights of Alexander's work include the following:

  • Representation of a Central European manufacturer of medical technology in two parallel proceedings before Austrian state courts regarding antitrust matters and damages claims.

  • Secretary to the Arbitral Tribunal in ad hoc construction arbitration proceedings.

  • Representation of an Eastern European state in two investment arbitrations under the SCC Rules against UK companies and natural persons (amount in dispute EUR 10 million).

  • Provision of an expert opinion to a global energy major on potential contractual damages regarding potential gas delivery suspensions.

  • Secretary in an emergency ICC arbitration regarding a power plant in Israel (amount in dispute EUR 30 million).

  • Provision of legal advice to an Eastern European entity on civil and criminal matters relating to a money laundering case.

  • Provision of legal advice to a Southern European company regarding compensation for commercial agents.

  • Provision of legal advice to an Austrian entity regarding an M&A transaction.

  • Representation of a Southern European entity in Austrian annulment proceedings before the Austrian Supreme Court regarding a VIAC award against a Central European entity.

  • Representation of an Eastern European company in an ICC arbitration against an Eastern European municipality (amount in dispute USD 25 million).

Publications & Lectures

Laimer, Habe & Zojer, "Geheimnisschutz und IP im Arbeitsverhältnis", MANZ, 2020.

Zeiler & Zojer (eds.), Trade Secrets: Procedural and Substantive Issues. NWV, 2020.

Schifferl & Zojer, Decisions of the Austrian Supreme Court on Arbitration in 2018 an 2019, in Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2020.

Zojer & McGuire, „Streit um Geheimnisse“ in Österreichische Blätter für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (ÖBl) 2020, 44-47

Zojer & McGuire & Krahmann, „IP Disputes Conference 2019: How to Resolve Trade Secret Disputes, SchiedsVZ 2020, 42-45

Zojer (Speaker), „Streit lösen? Aber richtig.“, presentation of study project "Dispute resolution in Austria and discussion on dispute resolution, Graz (Austria), 28.1.2020

Zojer (Speaker), „Streit lösen? Aber richtig.“, presentation of study project "Dispute resolution in Austria and discussion on dispute resolution, Klagenfurt (Austria), 21.1.2020

Zojer (Speaker), "Der Schutz von Betriebsgeheimnissen im Schiedsverfahren", Dreiländerkonferenz 2019, Vaduz (Liechtenstein), October 2019.

Herbst & Zojer, Section "Außerstreitverfahren" in chapter "Schiedsfähigkeit", Konfliktlösung in Privatstiftungen, Verlag Österreich, p.167-191, 2019.

Zojer (moderator), Intellectual Property Disputes Conference 2019, Vienna (Austria), May 2019.

Zojer, "Arbitrability of Patent Law Disputes under Austrian Law”, Resolving IP Disputes. A Selection of Contemporary Issues. NWV, p. 121-134, 2018

Zojer, “Vienna Arbitration Days 2018”, SchiedsVZ 2018, 331.

Herbst & Schifferl & Zojer (lecturers), Austrian Civil Law, FH BFI Vienna, since 2018.

Zojer, „Newsflash: Arbitration in Austria"; Joint ASAb40 - DIS40 - ArbIT - YAAP Summer Retreat, Berlin (Deutschland), Juli 2018.

Schifferl & Zojer, "The Place to be. Finding the right seat of Arbitration." Corporate Disputes, p.176-179, July-September 2018.

Zojer (moderator), Intellectual Property Disputes Conference 2018, Vienna (Austria), March 2018.

Herbst & Zojer (Vortragende), „Streiten mit Dritten - die Beiziehung von Drittparteien ins Schiedsverfahren"; YAAP Roundtable, Café Museum, Wien (Österreich), 14. März 2017, 19:30 Uhr.

 

Alexander Zojer

 // Position:
Attorney at Law

// Admission to the bar:
2019, Austria

// Nationality:
Austrian

LinkedIn

// Contact:

Mag.iur., Mag.phil. Alexander Zojer
T +43 1 8901087 – 93
M +43 664 1878007
E alexander.zojer@zeiler.partners 

V-Card
Download CV

 

Alexander Zojer is an attorney at law at zeiler.partners and specializes in dispute resolution before arbitral tribunals and state courts. Alexander regularly acts as secretary to arbitral tribunals and has participated in proceedings under the ICC, VIAC, SCC, DIS and ICSID rules, as well as in ad hoc arbitration proceedings.

Alexander has experience in a variety of disputes, including antitrust and commercial agency matters, investment arbitrations, annulment proceedings as well as energy and construction disputes.

Alexander has graduated from the University of Vienna (Mag.iur 2014; Mag.phil 2012), where he participated in the Vis Moot Court 2012-2013 and spent a semester at the University of Iceland. He has passed the Austrian bar exam in 2017. 

Prior to joining zeiler.partners, Alexander has gained experience working at the VIAC and clerked at Austrian courts.

Alexander regularly speaks on procedural law topics, organizes the Intellectual Property Dispute Resolution conference series and teaches civil law at the University of Applied Science BFI Vienna. 

Highlights of Alexander's work include the following:

  • Representation of a Central European manufacturer of medical technology in two parallel proceedings before Austrian state courts regarding antitrust matters and damages claims.

  • Secretary to the Arbitral Tribunal in ad hoc construction arbitration proceedings.

  • Representation of an Eastern European state in two investment arbitrations under the SCC Rules against UK companies and natural persons (amount in dispute EUR 10 million).

  • Provision of an expert opinion to a global energy major on potential contractual damages regarding potential gas delivery suspensions.

  • Secretary in an emergency ICC arbitration regarding a power plant in Israel (amount in dispute EUR 30 million).

  • Provision of legal advice to an Eastern European entity on civil and criminal matters relating to a money laundering case.

  • Provision of legal advice to a Southern European company regarding compensation for commercial agents.

  • Provision of legal advice to an Austrian entity regarding an M&A transaction.

  • Representation of a Southern European entity in Austrian annulment proceedings before the Austrian Supreme Court regarding a VIAC award against a Central European entity.

  • Representation of an Eastern European company in an ICC arbitration against an Eastern European municipality (amount in dispute USD 25 million).

Laimer, Habe & Zojer, "Geheimnisschutz und IP im Arbeitsverhältnis", MANZ, 2020.

Zeiler & Zojer (eds.), Trade Secrets: Procedural and Substantive Issues. NWV, 2020.

Schifferl & Zojer, Decisions of the Austrian Supreme Court on Arbitration in 2018 an 2019, in Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2020.

Zojer & McGuire, „Streit um Geheimnisse“ in Österreichische Blätter für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (ÖBl) 2020, 44-47

Zojer & McGuire & Krahmann, „IP Disputes Conference 2019: How to Resolve Trade Secret Disputes, SchiedsVZ 2020, 42-45

Zojer (Speaker), „Streit lösen? Aber richtig.“, presentation of study project "Dispute resolution in Austria and discussion on dispute resolution, Graz (Austria), 28.1.2020

Zojer (Speaker), „Streit lösen? Aber richtig.“, presentation of study project "Dispute resolution in Austria and discussion on dispute resolution, Klagenfurt (Austria), 21.1.2020

Zojer (Speaker), "Der Schutz von Betriebsgeheimnissen im Schiedsverfahren", Dreiländerkonferenz 2019, Vaduz (Liechtenstein), October 2019.

Herbst & Zojer, Section "Außerstreitverfahren" in chapter "Schiedsfähigkeit", Konfliktlösung in Privatstiftungen, Verlag Österreich, p.167-191, 2019.

Zojer (moderator), Intellectual Property Disputes Conference 2019, Vienna (Austria), May 2019.

Zojer, "Arbitrability of Patent Law Disputes under Austrian Law”, Resolving IP Disputes. A Selection of Contemporary Issues. NWV, p. 121-134, 2018

Zojer, “Vienna Arbitration Days 2018”, SchiedsVZ 2018, 331.

Herbst & Schifferl & Zojer (lecturers), Austrian Civil Law, FH BFI Vienna, since 2018.

Zojer, „Newsflash: Arbitration in Austria"; Joint ASAb40 - DIS40 - ArbIT - YAAP Summer Retreat, Berlin (Deutschland), Juli 2018.

Schifferl & Zojer, "The Place to be. Finding the right seat of Arbitration." Corporate Disputes, p.176-179, July-September 2018.

Zojer (moderator), Intellectual Property Disputes Conference 2018, Vienna (Austria), March 2018.

Herbst & Zojer (Vortragende), „Streiten mit Dritten - die Beiziehung von Drittparteien ins Schiedsverfahren"; YAAP Roundtable, Café Museum, Wien (Österreich), 14. März 2017, 19:30 Uhr.

 

  • Attorney at law, zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna/Austria (since 2019)
  • Associate, zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (since 2015)
  • Legal Assistant, zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (January-May 2015)
  • Clerkship (Commercial Court of Vienna, 17 District Court Vienna, January-May 2015)
  • VIAC (Vienna International Arbitral Centre, June-November 2014)
  • Austrian Bar Exam, Vienna/Austria (2017)
  • University of Vienna (Law, Theatre-, Film- and Media Sciences, Mag.phil. 2012, Mag.iur. 2014)
  • University of Iceland, Reykjavik/Iceland (Erasmus Exchange Student, 2014)
  • Vis Moot Court in International Commercial Arbitration (2012-2013) 

German (native), English (fluent)