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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lara Dorigo leaves clients "overwhelmed with the accuracy, speed and creativity" of her IP-related work.

Biography

Lara Dorigo is an intellectual property lawyer with broad experience in all relevant fields and a particular affinity for technology-related issues. She primarily represents clients in patent disputes at the Federal Patent Court or before arbitral tribunals. While she has particularly vast experience with biotech and pharmaceutical patent disputes, she also handles trademarks and unfair competition litigation and advises on life sciences regulatory matters, licensing, R&D agreements and all sorts of technology transfer issues, branding strategies, selective distribution agreements, entertainment law and personality right issues.

Lara Dorigo completed a law degree at the University of St Gallen (2001) and obtained an LLM in Trade Regulation from New York University school of law (2005–2006). Admitted to the St Gallen Bar (2003), she joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2003 and has been a counsel since 2014. In 2018, Lara was elected by the Swiss Parliament as non-permanent judge of the Swiss Federal Patent Court. She speaks German, English and Italian.

Lara Dorigo is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), Licensing Executives Society (LES), International Trademark Association (INTA), Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES), Swiss Bar Association (SAV) and the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Patents 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lara Dorigo comes highly commended for her first-rate representation of clients before arbitral tribunals and the Federal Patent Court. 

Biography

Lara Dorigo is an intellectual property lawyer with broad experience in all relevant fields and a particular affinity for technology-related issues. She primarily represents clients in patent disputes at the Federal Patent Court or before arbitral tribunals. While she has particularly vast experience with biotech and pharmaceutical patent disputes, she also handles trademarks and unfair competition litigation and advises on life sciences regulatory matters, licensing, R&D agreements and all sorts of technology transfer issues, branding strategies, selective distribution agreements, entertainment law and personality right issues.

Lara Dorigo completed a law degree at the University of St Gallen (2001) and obtained an LLM in Trade Regulation from New York University school of law (2005–2006). Admitted to the St Gallen Bar (2003), she joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2003 and has been a counsel since 2014. In 2017, Lara was elected by the Swiss Parliament as non-permanent judge of the Swiss Federal Patent Court. She speaks German, English and Italian.

Lara Dorigo is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), Licensing Executives Society (LES), International Trademark Association (INTA), Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES), Swiss Bar Association (SAV) and the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Trademarks 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lara Dorigo is recognised as a key figure in the Swiss market and stands out for her adept ability to deal with technology-related IP issues.

Biography

Lara Dorigo is an intellectual property lawyer with broad experience and a particular affinity for technology-related issues. While she has particularly vast experience with biotech and pharmaceutical patent disputes at the Federal Patent Court or before arbitral tribunals, she also handles complex trademarks and unfair competition litigation and advises on life sciences regulatory matters; licensing; parallel imports; R&D agreements and all sorts of technology transfer issues; branding strategies; selective distribution agreements; entertainment law; and personality right issues.

Lara Dorigo completed a law degree at the University of St Gallen (2001) and obtained an LLM in trade regulation from New York University school of law (2005–2006). Admitted to the St Gallen Bar (2003), she joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2003 and has been a counsel since 2014. She speaks German, English and Italian.

Lara Dorigo is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the Licensing Executives Society (LES), the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) and the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers, and offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.
Lara Dorigo is also a non-permanent judge of the Swiss Federal Patent Court.

National Leader

Switzerland - Life Sciences 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lara Dorigo is held in high esteem for her deep and varied experience, as well as her superb work on regulatory matters.

Biography

Lara Dorigo is an intellectual property lawyer with broad experience in all relevant fields and a particular affinity for technology-related issues. She primarily represents clients in patent disputes at the Federal Patent Court or before arbitral tribunals. While she has particularly vast experience with biotech and pharmaceutical patent disputes, she also handles trademarks and unfair competition litigation and advises on life sciences regulatory matters, licensing, R&D agreements and all sorts of technology transfer issues, branding strategies, selective distribution agreements, entertainment law and personality right issues.

Lara Dorigo completed a law degree at the University of St Gallen (2001) and obtained an LLM in Trade Regulation from New York University school of law (2005–2006). Admitted to the St Gallen Bar (2003), she joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2003 and has been a counsel since 2014. In 2018, Lara was elected by the Swiss Parliament as non-permanent judge of the Swiss Federal Patent Court. She speaks German, English and Italian.

Lara Dorigo is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), Licensing Executives Society (LES), International Trademark Association (INTA), Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES), Swiss Bar Association (SAV) and the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Switzerland - Patents 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lara Dorigo has considerable experience in pharmaceutical and biotech disputes. She routinely appears before the Federal Patent Court and arbitral tribunals.

Biography

Lara Dorigo is an intellectual property lawyer with broad experience in all relevant fields and a particular affinity for technology-related issues. She primarily represents clients in patent disputes at the Federal Patent Court or before arbitral tribunals. While she has particularly vast experience with biotech and pharmaceutical patent disputes, she also handles trademarks and unfair competition litigation and advises on life sciences regulatory matters, licensing, R&D agreements and all sorts of technology transfer issues, branding strategies, selective distribution agreements, entertainment law and personality right issues.

Lara Dorigo completed a law degree at the University of St Gallen (2001) and obtained an LLM in Trade Regulation from New York University school of law (2005–2006). Admitted to the St Gallen Bar (2003), she joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2003 and has been a counsel since 2014. In 2018, Lara was elected by the Swiss Parliament as non-permanent judge of the Swiss Federal Patent Court. She speaks German, English and Italian.

Lara Dorigo is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), Licensing Executives Society (LES), International Trademark Association (INTA), Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES), Swiss Bar Association (SAV) and the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Switzerland - Trademarks 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lara Dorigo is a “phenomenal lawyer” with high-level IP expertise and praised for “exceeding expectations on complex matters”.

Biography

Lara Dorigo is an intellectual property lawyer with broad experience in all relevant fields and a particular affinity for technology-related issues. She primarily represents clients in patent disputes at the Federal Patent Court or before arbitral tribunals. While she has particularly vast experience with biotech and pharmaceutical patent disputes, she also handles trademarks and unfair competition litigation and advises on life sciences regulatory matters, licensing, R&D agreements and all sorts of technology transfer issues, branding strategies, selective distribution agreements, entertainment law and personality right issues.

Lara Dorigo completed a law degree at the University of St Gallen (2001) and obtained an LLM in Trade Regulation from New York University school of law (2005–2006). Admitted to the St Gallen Bar (2003), she joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2003 and has been a counsel since 2014. She speaks German, English and Italian.

Lara Dorigo is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), Licensing Executives Society (LES), International Trademark Association (INTA), Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES), Swiss Bar Association (SAV) and the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

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