In this chapter we recognise 23 practitioners who stand out for their market-leading expertise in contentious and non-contentious matters in the patents field.
Most highly regarded
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal performs well in this chapter with three listings.
Simon Holzer is renowned for his “excellent patent work” and is widely regarded by peers as being a “very strong patent litigator”.
Michael Ritscher is “among the best IP litigators” in the market and is applauded for being a “big name in patents in Switzerland”.
Reinhard Oertli is a “soft IP specialist” who comes highly recommended for his top-tier work advising clients in the life sciences, media and telecommunications sectors.
Homburger is home to four practitioners highlighted here.
Sources describe Andri Hess as “one of the very best in Switzerland” for patent disputes in the life sciences sector.
Werner Stieger is a seasoned lawyer with decades of experience advising domestic and international clients on IP-related contracts and contentious matters.
Thierry Calame of Lenz & Staehelin is widely regarded as a “patent specialist” and a “key player” in the Swiss and international markets.
Lara Dorigo is an “excellent individual” who is “very active in this area” and has a wealth of experience in biotech and pharmaceutical disputes.
IPrime Legal’s Rudolf Rentsch is a “big name” for patents law, who has “extraordinary experience with patent issues nationally and internationally”.
Christian Hilti of Rentsch Partner is a “leader in the field” who stands out for his encyclopaedic knowledge of intellectual property law.
Christoph Willi at Streichenberg is highly regarded for his expertise in IP disputes arising from the pharmaceuticals industry.
Peter Widmer from Fuhrer Marbach & Partners is an “excellent patent litigator” with a strong reputation in the Swiss market.
Times Attorneys’ Andrea Mondini is “a name to note for patent litigation” thanks to his significant experience representing pharmaceutical companies in complex infringement proceedings.
Ralph Schlosser of Kasser Schlosser avocats is “a brilliant lawyer” with “extensive knowledge of Swiss patent case law”. He is highlighted for his “excellent analytical skills” and “business-oriented mindset”.
Stefan Kohler of VISCHER applies an “impressive scientific background” to high-stakes IP disputes in the life sciences and technology sectors.