Mag. Dr. Lothar Wiltschek who graduated in law and business administration practises law specializing in intellectual property rights and fair trading law. He inputs his extensive expertise in patent, trademark, protected design and copyright law into numerous organizations, such as the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the International League of Competition Law (LIDC), the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW).
Wiltschek was a long-standing partner in the law firm Schönherr Rechtsanwälte, authored numerous books and publications on patent and competition law and gives seminars and lectures. Lothar Wiltschek serves on the board of the Austrian Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright and is a member of the Presidential Council of Austrian Standards. He views standards as the foundation for structures that can be used in a sensible way.