Sylvia Schüpbach

Sylvia Schüpbach
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Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Life Sciences

Sylvia Schüpbach is an attorney at law who graduated from the University of Berne, Switzerland. During her studies at the University of Berne, she participated in a legislation project which created and published a draft for a genetic engineering law. After receiving her degree, she was first employed by the labour court of the city of Thun, and later by the Federal Administration, where she worked in criminal law. She has also earned a postgraduate diploma in mediation (HAS Lucerne).

From 1998 until 2003, she gained significant experience in public health law while working for the Federal Office of Public Health and Swissmedic, the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products, where she had a leading role in the elaboration of the Ordinances to the Law on Therapeutic Products. She is familiar with the Swiss legislative process, in which she continues to participate for her clients, and also with the administrative procedures and the administrative and criminal procedural law.

Since 2003, she has been a partner of Pharmalex GmbH, a highly rated law firm that specialises in pharmaceutical law and life science law. She consults and represents national and multinational companies and different associations in the life science sector, as well as manufacturers and distributors of medical devices, cosmetics and functional foods. Other key areas of expertise are advertisement campaigns, patient relations, material benefits and regulatory issues regarding pharmaceuticals and medical devices. In addition, she acts as an intermediary between her clients and the authorities.

Sylvia Schüpbach works in German, French and English and is admitted to all Swiss Courts.

WWL says: Sylvia Schüpbach  is a “very practical lawyer” who is commended by respondents for her “great specialist background” and excellent work on compliance and advertising issues in the pharmaceuticals sector.

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

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