Life Sciences expert Gabriela Staber has been appointed Partner at CMS in Austria.
Staber, who is admitted to the Austrian, New York, and Massachusetts bars, has been with the firm since 2003 with an interruption of several years in the United States. In 2013, she returned to Austria and to CMS, where she became a member of the firm's IP team and helped establish its Life Sciences practice. According to CMS, her expertise "includes intellectual property and unfair competition litigation and criminal prosecution, licensing, negotiation of cross-border and international contracts, protection of designs, know-how and trade secrets, trademark prosecution and portfolio management, employee inventions, advertising and product labelling, and issues at the intersection of intellectual property and antitrust law. Her clients are from a wide range of industries, with particular focus on consumer products, life sciences, and media."