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Thought Leaders - Data 2019
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Michael Isler is deemed a “top choice in Switzerland” for data privacy and security matters, and is commended for his “pragmatic approach due to his experience with technology providers”.

Biography

Michael Isler is a partner and serves on the management board of Walder Wyss, practising in the firm’s Zurich office in the fields of ICT, intellectual property, technology transfer and licensing, life sciences and healthcare, outsourcing and data protection.

Having previously worked for a global telecoms infrastructure and service provider, Mr Isler has many years of practical experience in the area of information and communication technology. He regularly advises clients in complex technology-related transactions, with a particular affinity for regulated markets, and is recognised as an experienced litigator in intellectual property disputes. He counsels in German and English, but also speaks French and Dutch.

As an active member of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), Mr Isler has been appointed vice chair of the intellectual property committee as well as local representative for Switzerland, and serves as a frequent speaker at international conferences.

He was educated at the Universities of Zurich (magna cum laude) and Louvain and also holds a doctoral degree from the University of Lucerne. He is a member of the Zurich Bar Association and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland. Before joining Walder Wyss, he worked as an attorney at another domestic law firm.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

Data - Data Security 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Michael Isler is well respected for his handling of complex cybersecurity matters with notable experience advising on issues in the life sciences space.

Biography

Michael Isler is a partner and serves on the management board of Walder Wyss, practising in the firm’s Zurich office in the fields of ICT, intellectual property, technology transfer and licensing, life sciences and healthcare, outsourcing and data protection.

Having previously worked for a global telecoms infrastructure and service provider, Mr Isler has many years of practical experience in the area of information and communication technology. He regularly advises clients in complex technology-related transactions, with a particular affinity for regulated markets, and is recognised as an experienced litigator in intellectual property disputes. He counsels in German and English, but also speaks French and Dutch.

As an active member of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), Mr Isler has been appointed vice chair of the intellectual property committee as well as local representative for Switzerland, and serves as a frequent speaker at international conferences.

He was educated at the Universities of Zurich (magna cum laude) and Louvain and also holds a doctoral degree from the University of Lucerne. He is a member of the Zurich Bar Association and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland. Before joining Walder Wyss, he worked as an attorney at another domestic law firm.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Michael Isler is widely respected for his work supporting clients in matters such as complex technology transactions and dispute management, with particular expertise acting for clients in the life sciences sector.

Biography

Michael Isler is a partner and serves on the management board of Walder Wyss, practising in the firm’s Zurich office in the fields of ICT, intellectual property, technology transfer and licensing, life sciences and healthcare, outsourcing and data protection.

Having previously worked for a global telecoms infrastructure and service provider, Mr Isler has many years of practical experience in the area of information and communication technology. He regularly advises clients in complex technology-related transactions, with a particular affinity for regulated markets, and is recognised as an experienced litigator in intellectual property disputes. He counsels in German and English, but also speaks French and Dutch.

As an active member of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), Mr Isler has been appointed vice chair of the intellectual property committee as well as local representative for Switzerland, and serves as a frequent speaker at international conferences.

He was educated at the Universities of Zurich (magna cum laude) and Louvain and also holds a doctoral degree from the University of Lucerne. He is a member of the Zurich Bar Association and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland. Before joining Walder Wyss, he worked as an attorney at another domestic law firm.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

National Leader

Switzerland - Data

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Michael Isler gains widespread plaudits from peers who “appreciate his work greatly”. His “solution-oriented” practice features in-depth experience on technology transfers and outsourcing in the life sciences and health sectors.

Biography

Michael Isler is a partner and serves on the management board of Walder Wyss, practising in the firm’s Zurich office in the fields of ICT, intellectual property, technology transfer and licensing, life sciences and healthcare, outsourcing and data protection.

Having previously worked for a global telecoms infrastructure and service provider, Mr Isler has many years of practical experience in the area of information and communication technology. He regularly advises clients in complex technology-related transactions, with a particular affinity for regulated markets, and is recognised as an experienced litigator in intellectual property disputes. He is counselling in German and English, but also speaks French and Dutch.

As an active member of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), Mr Isler has been appointed vice chair of the intellectual property committee as well as local representative for Switzerland, and serves as a frequent speaker at international conferences.

He was educated at the Universities of Zurich (magna cum laude) and Louvain and also holds a doctoral degree from the University of Lucerne. He is a member of the Zurich Bar Association and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland. Before joining Walder Wyss, he worked as an attorney at another domestic law firm.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

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