Dr. Thomas Schneider, LL.M. (EUR) DE


IP with focus on national and international Trademark, Industrial Design and Copyright Law, IT and New Technologies, Antitrust and Competition Law, Franchise and Distribution Law



Universität Salzburg (Mag. iur. 1998, Dr. iur. 2003),
Europa-Institut Saarbrücken (LL.M. Eur., Europarecht 1999)

Admitted to the bar in Austria since 2005,
also admitted as a European lawyer to the bar in Germany since 2006 


EQE Examination Committee II, epi Committee for Biotechnological inventions, epi EPPC Pharma, EPLiT, Wine Law Society 


German, English

Thomas Schneider founded Kronberger+Schneider Rechtsanwälte GbR in Munich in 2006 with his Austrian law firm partner Dr Harald Kronberger. Thomas Schneider has been of counsel in our firm since 2020.

Extensive expertise in copyright and design law (author and co-author of various publications) as well as competition law and trademark law are incorporated into our daily legal advice and thus enable us to provide targeted, comprehensive support in the IP field.

Since "know-how protection" is on of the most important aspects of franchising, Dr. Thomas Schneider also provides comprehensive advice on the establishment of franchise agreements. He is member of the Legal Committee of the Austrian Franchise Association as well as associated expert of the German Franchise Association.

The world of intellectual property fascinates me every day.