In this chapter we highlight 49 lawyers active in the Swiss trademarks space for their leading expertise in an array of matters including managing global portfolios, negotiating agreements and prosecution matters.
Most Highly Regarded
Walder Wyss performs well with three lawyers recognised.
Markus Frick receives widespread plaudits for his deep-seated knowledge of the development and administration of IP rights, for which he is highly valued.
Roger Staub is a “top lawyer, no doubt about it” effuse peers. He is recognised for adeptly negotiating IP-related contracts and creating IP strategies for clients.
Stefano Codoni has a wealth of experience in trademarks and is regarded as a top-notch arbitrator with expertise in the technology and life sciences sectors.
FMP Fuhrer Marbach & Partners also sees three lawyers highlighted here.
Bernard Volken is lauded as a “top attorney” and “very experienced”, with a wealth of knowledge in the prosecution and enforcement of trademarks.
Eugen Marbach is regarded as “one of the best” in the Swiss trademarks space, and is particularly renowned for his “excellent skills” as a trademark litigator.
Peter Widmer is well respected and “knows his stuff really well”, with formidable expertise in relation to the enforcement and protection of domain names.
At Kasser Schlosser avocats, Ralph Schlosser has a stellar reputation in the market with a strong track record of “challenging and unpredictable cases”. Clients highlight his “business-oriented mindset” and ability to “convert complex legal matters into easy-to-digest opinions”.
Michael Noth of Times Attorneys is highly distinguished, and receives recognition for his profound knowledge of the filing and prosecution of trademarks globally.
Andrea Mondini is “very experienced and active”, ranking highly among peers thanks to his top-tier handling of IP disputes and contracts.
Michael Ritscher of Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is a “definite inclusion” and comes “highly recommended” by sources who praise his extensive experience as an IP litigator.
Simon Holzer is a standout name with wide-ranging experience of various industries, which brings significant value to clients.
Magda Streuli-Youssef of Rentsch Partner is lauded as the doyenne of the Swiss trademark field, and regarded as “outstanding in litigation” with “a lot of experience”.
Gregor Wild is held in high esteem as “one of the authors of leading trademark commentary”, and draws praise for his excellent handling of trademark prosecutions.
David Meisser at Meisser & Partners is a strong player in IP law and a go-to name for clients in the Swiss market, endorsed for his impressive trademark knowledge.
Marco Bundi draws high praise for his first-class practice, with peers noting he is “really focusing on trademark prosecution”.
Benedikt Schmidt is well recognised in the market and applauded for his impressive handling of complex trademark prosecutions.
Gallus Joller of Troller Hitz Troller is an “excellent trademark attorney” with “enormous knowledge”. He wins glowing praise from peers who call him “the best” and “certainly one of the people I would always recommend”.
Patrick Troller is “outstanding” and well known for his strong international practice and first-class work on trademark prosecutions.
Ursula In-Albon is looked upon with enormous favour by market commentators thanks to her depth of experience in trademark and copyright law.
Jürg Simon of Lenz & Staehelin is a top name, regarded as “very knowledgeable” and “extremely strong in trademarks”.
Gregor Bühler at Homburger is a well-established name with broad expertise in trademarks. He has amassed considerable experience in distribution and licensing agreements.
Laurent Muhlstein of Junod Muhlstein Lévy & Puder is lauded as “one of the absolute best in the field” known for his impressive handling of IP and unfair competition law for domestic and international clients.
Christoph Gasser at BianchiSchwald wins glowing praise from sources who say, “There is no doubt that he is great in trademarks.” They add he is “someone who you can always call about a difficult case”.
Michael Treis at Baker McKenzie is “one of the IP icons in Switzerland” and revered as a “superb litigator” with an impressive depth of experience.
Eva-Maria Strobel is a leading name in the market, noted for her extensive experience managing global trademark portfolios and supporting clients on trademark clearances.
At Wild Schnyder, Gabriela Taugwalder is a seasoned expert held in high esteem for her trademark prosecution practice.
Donald Schnyder is hailed a “trademark expert” and very active in the prosecution space. Market sources highlight his “effective and creative solutions to problems”.
Barbara Müller is a “highly experienced” and “great” trademarks lawyer, singled out for her “pragmatic” approach to trademarks, design, copyright and domain name matters.
Anne-Virginie La Spada-Gaide at BMG is “one of the top attorneys” in the trademarks arena, and wins high praise for being “pragmatic and very knowledgeable”.
Sylvie Gurry Veit is a “superb trademark litigator” with extensive experience of assisting clients in protecting their IP assets.
Markus Wang of Bär & Karrer is highly visible in the trademarks arena, praised for his first-rate work on contentious and non-contentious matters.