In this chapter we highlight 53 lawyers for their expertise in a broad range of matters including managing global trademark portfolios, negotiating agreements and prosecution matters.
Most highly regarded
FMP Fuhrer Marbach & Partners receives three listings.
The internationally renowned Peter Widmer is a “very, very good” practitioner who excels across a range of intellectual property matters.
The “excellent” Bernard Volken is well known for his “great strategic skills” and top-notch work on trademark and design filings and IP enforcement proceedings.
Eugen Marbach is revered for his wealth of experience advising multinationals on trademark law and unfair competition issues.
Rentsch Partner sees four practitioners highlighted.
Magda Streuli-Youssef is recognised as “one of the very best trademark specialists” in Switzerland and is highly sought after for her expertise in complex IP disputes.
Gregor Wild is a leading name in the market, noted for his extensive experience managing global trademark portfolios for an array of high-profile clients.
The “excellent” Matthias Städeli commands a strong reputation as a go-to litigator for trademark and copyright disputes.
Christian Hilti is looked upon with enormous favour by market commentators for his in-depth experience litigating in high-stakes trademark disputes.
Three practitioners from Walder Wyss are included in our listings.
Markus Frick is applauded by peers for being a “smart and very quick” practitioner who is “excellent in the trademarks field”.
Roger Staub comes highly recommended by market commentators due to his wealth of experience and expertise in intellectual property law.
Stefano Codoni is a well-known figure in the Swiss market who draws plaudits for his experience and knowledge of trademark law.
Times Attorneys is home to four lawyers noted here.
Michael Noth is “excellent on trademarks” and recognised by peers as a “top trademark litigator”.
With more than 25 years of experience, Andrea Mondini is celebrated for his impressive work on licensing agreements, contractual issues and IP disputes.
IP specialist Markus Kaiser is a distinguished individual with broad expertise spanning licensing issues, brand protection, unfair competition and trademark prosecution.
Philippe Gilliéron is singled out for his wealth of knowledge pertaining to trademark prosecution and enforcement.
Gregor Bühler of Homburger is an “excellent” lawyer who excels across the gamut of IP law issues, including technology transfers, distribution agreements and contentious proceedings.
Kasser Schlosser avocats’ Ralph Schlosser possesses “strong technical expertise and business acumen”, making him “really excellent” in the trademarks space.
Jürg Simon from Lenz & Staehelin is “the top trademark practitioner in Switzerland”. He is distinguished among peers for his “excellent trademark expertise”.
Michael Ritscher of Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is “one of the best” names in the Swiss market and is highly visible in the trademarks arena.
Simon Holzer is singled out as an “excellent” name in trademarks and comes highly recommended for his impressive work advising pharma and biotech clients.
Christoph Gasser at BianchiSchwald is a standout name in the Swiss market for his profound expertise in trademark and design prosecution matters.
Troller Hitz Troller is home to Gallus Joller, who is recognised for the breadth of his experience representing big-name clients in complex trademark disputes.
Patrick Troller is a “really great” practitioner who is highlighted for his 40-plus of experience focussing on IP matters.
Nicola Benz of Froriep is highly sought after by clients in the life sciences and technology sectors for her profound knowledge of IP law.
David Meisser of Meisser & Partners is a seasoned lawyer with decades of experience specialising in IP law. He is commended for his encyclopaedic knowledge of trademark rights and unfair competition law.
Donald Schnyder at Wild Schnyder is considered to be an authority on trademark prosecution in the Swiss market.
At BMG, Sylvie Gurry Veit is lauded for her long-standing expertise across the full range of contentious and transactional IP matters.
From Junod Muhlstein Lévy & Puder, Laurent Muhlstein stands out for his stellar international reputation in the trademarks field, with one peer adding, “He should definitely be included here.”
At Bär & Karrer, Markus Wang is widely regarded as a top-tier practitioner who excels at advising clients on contentious and non-contentious trademark issues.