Dieter Heine is a partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte and specialises in litigation, conflict prevention and conflict management, as well as alternative dispute resolution. Numerous international lawyer directories distinguish him as one of Austria's leading experts in complex litigation.
Dieter is an experienced litigator and has also completed mediator training at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) and the Humboldt University in Berlin, where he also graduated with distinction from the Master's programme in Mediation and Conflict Management. He is thus able to use all common methods of dispute resolution, from negotiation to mediation to contentious litigation to resolve conflicts.
Dieter specialises in corporate and commercial law, competition law and intellectual property law. He advises and represents his clients in civil and commercial criminal law matters. He is also regularly mandated to advise on politically or socially sensitive cases.
Clients describe Dieter as ”a strong litigator with excellent negotiation and mediation skills”. Chambers Europe distinguishes him in particular for his expertise in competition and IP law (“particular focus on unfair competition and IP matters”. The Legal 500 EMEA calls Dieter a ”remarkable trial lawyer” and quotes clients who are impressed by his professional service and personal commitment.
He stands out as an efficient, creative thinker who never misses a detail and is quick to make connections ("I am impressed by his professional and personal service. Dieter Heine is efficient and a creative thinker, never misses a detail and quickly connects the dots.").
Dieter is the author of numerous publications in his field and has been responsible for the monograph Intellectual Property Law in Austria from the International Encyclopaedia of Laws (Wolters Kluwer Verlag) for a decade.