In this chapter we recognise 20 practitioners who are active in the patents field and stand out for their market-leading expertise in contentious and non-contentious matters.
Most Highly Regarded
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal performs well here with three lawyers recognised.
Simon Holzer is hailed as a “superb and experienced patent lawyer” with a wealth of know-how in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.
Michael Ritscher is lauded as an “outstanding and tactical lawyer with a large client base” and is recognised for his work on market-leading cases.
Reinhard Oertli is held in high esteem by market sources who applaud the breadth of his experience in IP and patent-related issues in the life sciences sector.
Homburger sees four lawyers recognised here.
Andri Hess is “one of the best in Switzerland”, singled out by peers for his invaluable breadth of experience in patent litigation and arbitration.
Werner Stieger is a well-established figure in the Swiss patents market, viewed as an authority on IP-focused contracts.
Georg Rauber is widely noted for his deep and varied experiencein patent and trademark-related disputes.
Gregor Bühler is enthusiastically credited with a remarkable facility for providing first-rate counsel to clients on IP law and transactions.
Thierry Calame of Lenz & Staehelin possesses formidable expertise in IP matters and brings significant value to clients with his profound knowledge of patents law.
Lara Dorigo has considerable experience in pharmaceutical and biotech disputes. She routinely appears before the Federal Patent Court and arbitral tribunals.
Peter Widmer of FMP Fuhrer Marbach & Partners is a “prominent figure” with impressive experience in complex patent litigation, who “knows his stuff very well”.
Rudolf Rentsch of IPrime Rentsch Kaelin | IPrime Legal garners plaudits for his ability to “break down very complicated issues and its implications for businesses” from sources who also note he “understands the position of the client”.
Andrea Mondini at Times Attorneys is endorsed for his “wealth of experience in the patents space” and is well versed in handling patent infringement and revocation proceedings for major corporates.
Stefan Kohler at Vischer possesses strong experience in IP and technology law, and is active in a plethora of industries including biotech, cosmetics and healthcare.
Christoph Gasser of BianchiSchwald is an “excellent patent litigator” who continues to impress with his exceptional work on contentious IP matters.
Christian Hilti at Rentsch Partner is a revered IP litigator who concentrates his first-rate practice on patents across the life sciences sector.
Thomas Legler at Pestalozzi is “highly knowledgeable in IP arbitration”, effuse peers who note he “really knows what he is doing” and praise his “relaxed approach”.
Ralph Schlosser at Kasser Schlosser avocats is commended for his “strong experience and knowledge of Swiss legislation” and garners praise for his commercial approach to patents issues.
Markus Wang of Bär & Karrer is a standout player with profound experience in non-contentious and contentious patents matters in the biotech and pharmaceutical fields.
Christoph Willi of Streichenberg Attorneys at Law is a seasoned patents expert, active in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors.
Patrick Troller at Troller Hitz Troller is “outstanding” and well known for his impressive expertise in patents, which is highly valued by clients.