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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer is distinguished by the breadth of her experience in complex IP disputes, as well as her strong understanding of data protection regulations.

Biography

Dr Lorenza Ferrari Hofer (dual-qualified in both Switzerland and in England and Wales), is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Intellectual Property and Life Sciences teams. She specializes in intellectual property, data and data protection law, unfair competition and contract law and has profound knowledge in complex, cross-border matters relating to product development, licensing, trade and distribution of technology, therapeutic, health and food products, as well as in product liability defense. Lorenza is very active in disputes, covering patent infringement and injunction proceedings, as well as trade secrets cases. Lorenza has broad experience in media (including social media), advertising, marketing and sponsoring matters.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer has a strong expertise in structuring and negotiating intellectual property rights-related agreements, including R&D, transfer and licensing, and distribution agreements across a multitude of sectors. Her life sciences practice includes matters relating to patent licensing and litigation, regulatory and compliance, as well as product liability defence.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer regularly represents clients in legal proceedings and regulatory matters in front of Swiss courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative authorities.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer regularly lectures and publishes in the fields of international licensing and technology transfer, and in several areas of unfair competition and intellectual property law. She is President of the Swiss Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). She practices in German, Italian, English and French.

Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Lorenza was partner at another major Swiss business law firm, where she was head of its IP & TMT Group and co-head of its Life Sciences Group.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer is a much-respected figure in the market, where she is sought after for her work assisting in the development, licensing and distribution of technology products.

Biography

Dr Lorenza Ferrari Hofer (dual-qualified in both Switzerland and in England and Wales), is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Intellectual Property and Life Sciences teams. She specializes in intellectual property, data and data protection law, unfair competition and contract law and has profound knowledge in complex, cross-border matters relating to product development, licensing, trade and distribution of technology, therapeutic, health and food products, as well as in product liability defense. Lorenza is very active in disputes, covering patent infringement and injunction proceedings, as well as trade secrets cases. Lorenza has broad experience in media (including social media), advertising, marketing and sponsoring matters.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer has a strong expertise in structuring and negotiating intellectual property rights-related agreements, including R&D, transfer and licensing, and distribution agreements across a multitude of sectors. Her life sciences practice includes matters relating to patent licensing and litigation, regulatory and compliance, as well as product liability defence.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer regularly represents clients in legal proceedings and regulatory matters in front of Swiss courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative authorities.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer regularly lectures and publishes in the fields of international licensing and technology transfer, and in several areas of unfair competition and intellectual property law. She is President of the Swiss Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). She practices in German, Italian, English and French.

Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Lorenza was partner at another major Swiss business law firm, where she was head of its IP & TMT Group and co-head of its Life Sciences Group.

Healthcare 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer is singled out as an “IP specialist” with considerable experience of healthcare procurement and supply chain matters.

Biography

Dr Lorenza Ferrari Hofer (dual-qualified in both Switzerland and in England and Wales) is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's intellectual property and life sciences teams. She specialises in intellectual property, data and data protection law, unfair competition and contract law and has profound knowledge in complex, cross-border matters relating to product development, licensing, trade and distribution of technology, therapeutic, health and food products, as well as in product liability defense. Lorenza is very active in disputes, covering patent infringement and injunction proceedings, as well as trade secrets cases. Lorenza has broad experience in media (including social media), advertising, marketing and sponsoring matters.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer has a strong expertise in structuring and negotiating intellectual property rights-related agreements, including R&D, transfer and licensing, and distribution agreements across a multitude of sectors. Her life sciences practice includes matters relating to patent licensing and litigation, regulatory and compliance, as well as product liability defence.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer regularly represents clients in legal proceedings and regulatory matters in front of Swiss courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative authorities.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer regularly lectures and publishes in the fields of international licensing and technology transfer, and in several areas of unfair competition and intellectual property law. She is president of the Swiss Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). She practices in German, Italian, English and French.

Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Lorenza was partner at another major Swiss business law firm, where she was head of its IP & TMT Group and co-head of its Life Sciences Group.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer is applauded by peers for her "impressive knowledge of the life sciences sector, as well as of IP and contractual law".

Biography

Dr Lorenza Ferrari Hofer (dual-qualified in both Switzerland and in England and Wales), is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Intellectual Property and Life Sciences teams. She specializes in intellectual property, data and data protection law, unfair competition and contract law and has profound knowledge in complex, cross-border matters relating to product development, licensing, trade and distribution of technology, therapeutic, health and food products, as well as in product liability defense. Lorenza is very active in disputes, covering patent infringement and injunction proceedings, as well as trade secrets cases. Lorenza has broad experience in media (including social media), advertising, marketing and sponsoring matters.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer has a strong expertise in structuring and negotiating intellectual property rights-related agreements, including R&D, transfer and licensing, and distribution agreements across a multitude of sectors. Her life sciences practice includes matters relating to patent licensing and litigation, regulatory and compliance, as well as product liability defence.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer regularly represents clients in legal proceedings and regulatory matters in front of Swiss courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative authorities.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer regularly lectures and publishes in the fields of international licensing and technology transfer, and in several areas of unfair competition and intellectual property law. She is President of the Swiss Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). She practices in German, Italian, English and French.

Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Lorenza was partner at another major Swiss business law firm, where she was head of its IP & TMT Group and co-head of its Life Sciences Group.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer enjoys a sterling reputation in the market thanks to her experience of major product liability defence proceedings arising from life sciences and medical devices industries.

Biography

Dr Lorenza Ferrari Hofer (dual-qualified in both Switzerland and in England and Wales), is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Intellectual Property and Life Sciences teams. She specializes in intellectual property, data and data protection law, unfair competition and contract law and has profound knowledge in complex, cross-border matters relating to product development, licensing, trade and distribution of technology, therapeutic, health and food products, as well as in product liability defense. Lorenza is very active in disputes, covering patent infringement and injunction proceedings, as well as trade secrets cases. Lorenza has broad experience in media (including social media), advertising, marketing and sponsoring matters.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer has a strong expertise in structuring and negotiating intellectual property rights-related agreements, including R&D, transfer and licensing, and distribution agreements across a multitude of sectors. Her life sciences practice includes matters relating to patent licensing and litigation, regulatory and compliance, as well as product liability defence.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer regularly represents clients in legal proceedings and regulatory matters in front of Swiss courts, arbitral tribunals and administrative authorities.

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer regularly lectures and publishes in the fields of international licensing and technology transfer, and in several areas of unfair competition and intellectual property law. She is President of the Swiss Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). She practices in German, Italian, English and French.

Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Lorenza was partner at another major Swiss business law firm, where she was head of its IP & TMT Group and co-head of its Life Sciences Group.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

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Switzerland - Data 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer is highly sought after by clients in the life sciences sector for her remarkable expertise in IP and data protection issues.

Biography

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer (dual-qualified in both Switzerland and in England and Wales), is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Intellectual Property and Life Sciences teams. She specializes in intellectual property, data and data protection law, unfair competition and contract law and has profound knowledge in complex, cross-border matters relating to product development, licensing, trade and distribution of technology, therapeutic, health and food products. Lorenza is very active in disputes, covering patent infringement and injunction proceedings, as well as trade secrets cases. Lorenza has also broad experience in media (including social media), advertising, marketing and sponsoring matters.

Lorenza has a strong expertise in structuring and negotiating intellectual property rights-related agreements, including R&D, transfer and licensing, and distribution agreements across a multitude of sectors. Her life sciences practice includes matters relating to patent licensing and litigation, regulatory and compliance, as well as product liability defence.

Lorenza regularly lectures and publishes in the fields of international licensing and technology transfer, and in several areas of unfair competition and intellectual property law. She is a president-elect of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). She practices in German, English, French and Italian.

Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Lorenza was partner at another major Swiss business law firm, where she was head of its IP & TMT Group and co-head of its Life Sciences Group.

Switzerland - Life Sciences 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer is renowned for doing “a lot of excellent contractual work” in the sector, and for her impressive knowledge of e-health matters.

Biography

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer (dual-qualified in both Switzerland and in England and Wales), is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Intellectual Property and Life Sciences teams. She specializes in intellectual property, data and data protection law, unfair competition and contract law and has profound knowledge in complex, cross-border matters relating to product development, licensing, trade and distribution of technology, therapeutic, health and food products. Lorenza is very active in disputes, covering patent infringement and injunction proceedings, as well as trade secrets cases. Lorenza has also broad experience in media (including social media), advertising, marketing and sponsoring matters.

Lorenza has a strong expertise in structuring and negotiating intellectual property rights-related agreements, including R&D, transfer and licensing, and distribution agreements across a multitude of sectors. Her life sciences practice includes matters relating to patent licensing and litigation, regulatory and compliance, as well as product liability defence.

Lorenza regularly lectures and publishes in the fields of international licensing and technology transfer, and in several areas of unfair competition and intellectual property law. She is a president-elect of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). She practices in German, English, French and Italian.

Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Lorenza was partner at another major Swiss business law firm, where she was head of its IP & TMT Group and co-head of its Life Sciences Group.

Switzerland - Patents 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer has "good transactional experience" and is "excellent in trademarks and patents".

Biography

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer (dual-qualified in both Switzerland and in England and Wales), is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Intellectual Property and Life Sciences teams. She specializes in intellectual property, data and data protection law, unfair competition and contract law and has profound knowledge in complex, cross-border matters relating to product development, licensing, trade and distribution of technology, therapeutic, health and food products. Lorenza is very active in disputes, covering patent infringement and injunction proceedings, as well as trade secrets cases. Lorenza has also broad experience in media (including social media), advertising, marketing and sponsoring matters.

Lorenza has a strong expertise in structuring and negotiating intellectual property rights-related agreements, including R&D, transfer and licensing, and distribution agreements across a multitude of sectors. Her life sciences practice includes matters relating to patent licensing and litigation, regulatory and compliance, as well as product liability defence.

Lorenza regularly lectures and publishes in the fields of international licensing and technology transfer, and in several areas of unfair competition and intellectual property law. She is a president-elect of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). She practices in German, English, French and Italian.

Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Lorenza was partner at another major Swiss business law firm, where she was head of its IP & TMT Group and co-head of its Life Sciences Group.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer is widely commended for her in-depth knowledge of product liability defence and regulation in the life sciences market. 

Biography

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer (dual-qualified in both Switzerland and in England and Wales), is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Intellectual Property and Life Sciences teams. She specializes in intellectual property, data and data protection law, unfair competition and contract law and has profound knowledge in complex, cross-border matters relating to product development, licensing, trade and distribution of technology, therapeutic, health and food products. Lorenza is very active in disputes, covering patent infringement and injunction proceedings, as well as trade secrets cases. Lorenza has also broad experience in media (including social media), advertising, marketing and sponsoring matters.

Lorenza has a strong expertise in structuring and negotiating intellectual property rights-related agreements, including R&D, transfer and licensing, and distribution agreements across a multitude of sectors. Her life sciences practice includes matters relating to patent licensing and litigation, regulatory and compliance, as well as product liability defence.

Lorenza regularly lectures and publishes in the fields of international licensing and technology transfer, and in several areas of unfair competition and intellectual property law. She is a president-elect of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). She practices in German, English, French and Italian.

Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Lorenza was partner at another major Swiss business law firm, where she was head of its IP & TMT Group and co-head of its Life Sciences Group.

Switzerland - Trademarks 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer is an "excellent trademarks practitioner" renowned for her expert handling of related transactions.

Biography

Lorenza Ferrari Hofer (dual-qualified in both Switzerland and in England and Wales), is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Intellectual Property and Life Sciences teams. She specializes in intellectual property, data and data protection law, unfair competition and contract law and has profound knowledge in complex, cross-border matters relating to product development, licensing, trade and distribution of technology, therapeutic, health and food products. Lorenza is very active in disputes, covering patent infringement and injunction proceedings, as well as trade secrets cases. Lorenza has also broad experience in media (including social media), advertising, marketing and sponsoring matters.

Lorenza has a strong expertise in structuring and negotiating intellectual property rights-related agreements, including R&D, transfer and licensing, and distribution agreements across a multitude of sectors. Her life sciences practice includes matters relating to patent licensing and litigation, regulatory and compliance, as well as product liability defence.

Lorenza regularly lectures and publishes in the fields of international licensing and technology transfer, and in several areas of unfair competition and intellectual property law. She is a president-elect of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). She practices in German, English, French and Italian.

Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Lorenza was partner at another major Swiss business law firm, where she was head of its IP & TMT Group and co-head of its Life Sciences Group.

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