Mathis Berger is a go-to name in the jurisdiction for contentious matters, providing wide-ranging knowledge of the fields of IT and e-commerce.
Mathis Berger specialises in intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, design and business secrets), life sciences, information technology, unfair competition and media law, as well as related contract matters. He represents rights owners, licensors, licensees, users and customers in all kind of proceedings, including state court litigation and arbitration.
Mathis Berger lectures at the University of Zurich, as well as at various postgraduate programmes in intellectual property law and unfair competition law. He is engaged as a speaker at conferences on topics in the fields of intellectual property, information technology and competition law. He has published numerous articles concerning these areas of law. Mathis Berger is the chief editor of sic!, the leading Swiss review on intellectual property, information and competition law.
Mathis Berger graduated from the University of Zurich in 1991 and wrote a doctoral thesis in the area of unfair competition. In 1997, he received his LLM from the University of Chicago. He was admitted to the Bar in 1994 and has practised as a lawyer with firms in Zurich and New York. In 2006, he became one of the founding partners of Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte.