Thomas Legler

Thomas Legler
Office:
Cours de Rive 13
1204 Geneva
CH-1211
City:
Geneva
State:
Geneva
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 22 999 96 00

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Arbitration

Thomas Legler is partner and head of arbitration in Geneva. His practice focuses on representing corporate and private clients in international and national arbitration and litigation. He regularly acts as chairman, sole arbitrator or co-arbitrator under the ICC Rules, Swiss Rules, or in adhoc panels. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb); a member of the ICC Swiss national committee; and one of the Swiss delegates on the indicative list of arbitrators of the WTO. He also serves as arbitrator for WIPO, including for domain-name disputes; and is a panellist on the Tech List of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center.

In addition, Thomas Legler advises his clients in the field of intellectual property (among others trademark, copyright and patent law), and in respect of distribution and licence agreements, IT, e-commerce, telecommunications and data protection, as well as entertainment and media. As a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), he serves as a vice chair of the intellectual property and entertainment law committee. In 2012, the Swiss parliament elected Thomas Legler as deputy judge of the Federal Patent Court.

After his law studies at the University of Berne, Thomas Legler was admitted to the Berne Bar in 1988 and in 1991 to the Geneva Bar. He obtained a DES (LLM) in 1993 and in 1996 he graduated (Dr iur) from the University of Geneva.

Thomas Legler is author of several publications, in particular in relation to arbitration, IP and internet issues, and he is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences.

Thomas Legler works in English, German and French.

WWL says: Thomas Legler is “responsive, well prepared, very experienced and pleasant to work with”, say sources who commend his arbitration expertise.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Data

Thomas Legler is partner and head of arbitration in Geneva. His practice focuses on representing corporate and private clients in international and national arbitration and litigation. He regularly acts as chairman, sole arbitrator or co-arbitrator under the ICC Rules, Swiss Rules, or in ad hoc panels. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb); a member of the ICC Swiss national committee; and one of the Swiss delegates on the indicative list of arbitrators of the WTO. He also serves as arbitrator for WIPO, including for domain-name disputes; and is a panellist on the Tech List of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center.

In addition, Thomas Legler advises his clients in the field of intellectual property (among others trademark, copyright and patent law), and in respect of distribution and licence agreements, IT, e-commerce, telecommunications and data protection, as well as entertainment and media. As a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), he serves as a vice chair of the intellectual property and entertainment law committee. In 2012, Swiss Parliament elected Thomas Legler as deputy judge of the Federal Patent Court.

After his law studies at the University of Berne, Thomas Legler was admitted to the Berne Bar in 1988 and in 1991 to the Geneva Bar. He obtained a DES (LLM) in 1993 and in 1996 he graduated (Dr iur) from the University of Geneva.

Thomas Legler is author of several publications, in particular in relation to arbitration, IP and internet issues, and he is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences.

Thomas Legler works in English, German and French.

WWL says: Thomas Legler is a highly experienced practitioner known for his top-notch work as both arbitrator and counsel on matters relating to data protection and IP.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Trademarks

Thomas Legler is partner and head of arbitration in Geneva. His practice focuses on representing corporate and private clients in international and national arbitration and litigation. He regularly acts as chairman, sole arbitrator or co-arbitrator under the ICC Rules, Swiss Rules, or in ad hoc panels. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb); a member of the ICC Swiss national committee; and one of the Swiss delegates on the indicative list of arbitrators of the WTO. He also serves as arbitrator for WIPO, including for domain-name disputes; and is a panellist on the Tech List of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center.

In addition, Thomas Legler advises his clients in the field of intellectual property (among others trademark, copyright and patent law), and in respect of distribution and licence agreements, IT, e-commerce, telecommunications and data protection, as well as entertainment and media. As a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), he serves as a vice chair of the intellectual property and entertainment law committee. In 2012, Swiss Parliament elected Thomas Legler as deputy judge of the Federal Patent Court.

After his law studies at the University of Berne, Thomas Legler was admitted to the Berne Bar in 1988 and in 1991 to the Geneva Bar. He obtained a DES (LLM) in 1993 and in 1996 he graduated (Dr iur) from the University of Geneva.

Thomas Legler is author of several publications, in particular in relation to arbitration, IP and internet issues, and he is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences.

Thomas Legler works in English, German and French.

WWL says: Thomas Legler is a "senior figure" in the trademarks space and a "top name for domain name arbitration" who peers state they would "absolutely recommend".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

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