Christoph Gasser

Christoph Gasser
Office:
St. Annagasse 9
PO Box 1162
CH-8021
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 58 220 37 00
Fax:
+41 58 220 37 01

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Patents

Christoph Gasser (Dr iur (Bern); LLM (Michigan)) is a partner in the Zurich office of BianchiSchwald LLC and the head of the firm's IP department. His practice includes litigation and advice in all fields of intellectual property, including the prosecution and enforcement of trademark, design, copyright, domain name and unfair competition matters and the enforcement of patents, in particular in the mechanical and pharmaceutical areas.

Mr Gasser has acted as trial counsel and has otherwise litigated IP cases before numerous cantonal courts and arbitration panels, including UDRP, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court, the Swiss Federal Patent Court and the Swiss Federal Supreme Court.

Clients include international corporations, such as leading providers of medical devices and pharmaceuticals, toy manufacturers, companies doing business in the railway, furniture and building industries, as well as multinational manufacturers and service providers active in healthcare, security, electronics, telecommunications, and tourism. He advises and represents advertising agencies and major producers and retailers in the food, clothing and consumer electronics sectors.

Mr Gasser is the executive secretary of INGRES, the Swiss IP association, which organises several major IP conferences on Swiss and European law every year. INGRES publishes a monthly periodical on IP. Mr Gasser has published substantial contributions to leading Swiss and international treatises on trademark, patent, copyright, and design law.

Mr Gasser is an adjunct judge of the Swiss Federal Patent Court. He has lectured on trademark and copyright law at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, teaches IP at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, Bern, and serves as an expert examiner for the Swiss patent Bar examination.

WWL says: Christoph Gasser is “well known in the IP business" according to market commentators, who identify him as "an outstanding lawyer by all accounts".

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

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Trademarks

Christoph Gasser (Dr iur (Bern); LLM (Michigan)) is a partner in the Zurich office of BianchiSchwald LLC and the head of the firm's IP department. His practice includes litigation and advice in all fields of intellectual property, including the prosecution and enforcement of trademark, design, copyright, domain name and unfair competition matters and the enforcement of patents, in particular in the mechanical and pharmaceutical areas.

Mr Gasser has acted as trial counsel and has otherwise litigated IP cases before numerous cantonal courts and arbitration panels, including UDRP, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court, the Swiss Federal Patent Court and the Swiss Federal Supreme Court.

Clients include international corporations, such as leading providers of medical devices and pharmaceuticals, toy manufacturers, companies doing business in the railway, furniture and building industries, as well as multinational manufacturers and service providers active in healthcare, security, electronics, telecommunications, and tourism. He advises and represents advertising agencies and major producers and retailers in the food, clothing and consumer electronics sectors.

Mr Gasser is the executive secretary of INGRES, the Swiss IP association, which organises several major IP conferences on Swiss and European law every year. INGRES publishes a monthly periodical on IP. Mr Gasser has published substantial contributions to leading Swiss and international treatises on trademark, patent, copyright, and design law.

Mr Gasser is an adjunct judge of the Swiss Federal Patent Court. He has lectured on trademark and copyright law at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, teaches IP at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, Bern, and serves as an expert examiner for the Swiss patent Bar examination.

WWL says: Christoph Gasser is “great on complex cases” and “a very sharp lawyer” according to sources. He is frequently involved in advising clients on trademark oppositions, prosecutions and litigation.

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

Who's Who Legal Trademarks: Lawyers

Christoph Gasser (Dr iur (Bern); LLM (Michigan)) is a partner in the Zurich office of BianchiSchwald LLC and the head of the firm's IP department. His practice includes litigation and advice in all fields of intellectual property, including the prosecution and enforcement of trademark, design, copyright, domain name and unfair competition matters, and the enforcement of patents, in particular in the mechanical and pharmaceutical areas.

Mr Gasser has acted as trial counsel and has otherwise litigated IP cases before numerous cantonal courts and arbitration panels, including UDRP, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court, the Swiss Federal Patent Court and the Swiss Federal Supreme Court.

Clients include international corporations, such as leading providers of medical devices and pharmaceuticals, toy manufacturers, companies doing business in the railway, furniture and building industries, as well as multinational manufacturers and service providers active in healthcare, security, electronics, telecommunications, and tourism. He advises and represents advertising agencies and major producers and retailers in the food, clothing and consumer electronics sectors.

Mr Gasser is the executive secretary of INGRES, the Swiss IP association, which organises several major IP conferences on Swiss and European law every year. INGRES publishes a monthly periodical on IP. Mr Gasser has published substantial contributions to leading Swiss and international treatises on trademark, patent, copyright, and design law.

Mr Gasser is an adjunct judge of the Swiss Federal Patent Court. He has lectured on trademark and copyright law at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, teaches IP at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, Bern, and serves as an expert examiner for the Swiss patent Bar examination.

WWL says: The "brilliant" Christoph Gasser comes highly recommended as "one of the best lawyers in Switzerland" for trademarks work.

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

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