Unser Team

Andreas Zellhofer

Partner – Area: Competition Law, IP/IT

Andreas Zellhofer is a partner in our Vienna office and head of the IP/IT practice group, as well as a member of the competition law practice group. As an eminent advisor in competition law, he has extensive experience in supporting and representing domestic and foreign corporations in cartel, abuse of dominance, and merger control proceedings, as well as state aid cases. He implements programs to prepare clients for internal investigations and for competition compliance. In addition, he regularly advises clients on intellectual property rights (copyright, trademarks, designs, and patents) and IT- and data protection law.

Andreas holds law degrees (Mag iur, Dr iur) from the University of Vienna. After internships at the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission and the Austrian Cartel Court, he worked for a leading international law firm in Vienna and Brussels for eight years.
Andreas joined our firm in 2009. He regularly publishes articles and speaks at seminars and conferences.

Andreas speaks German and English.


“Zellhofer has a wealth of experience, and his ability to address legal challenges at the intersection of intellectual property and competition law really sets him apart. His engaging demeanour and gift of repartee are also always well received.”
World Trademark Review 2021

“He simply knows the field and he is a good communicator. He is very solid and reliable.”
Chambers & Partners 2020

“hervorragender Berater im Wettbewerbsrecht” (Mandant)
JUVE 2019

“An excellent lawyer who takes his clients’ interests to heart and delivers innovative solutions. He is especially experienced in handling sensitive cross-border matters.”
World Trademark Review 2019

“competence and good business knowledge” (Client)
Chambers & Partners 2019

“provides assured leadership”, “he works proficiently across the board”
World Trademark Review 2018

“Knowledgeable, very responsive and focused”
Legal500 2018

“Always available,” with “quick response times,” as well as being “really to the point.” & “He has particular strength in abuse of dominance cases.”
Chambers & Partners 2018

“Leading Individual”
GCR 2018