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Who's Who Legal

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

National Leader

Switzerland - Trademarks 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Roger Staub comes highly recommended by market commentators due to his wealth of experience and expertise in intellectual property law. 


Roger Staub is a partner in the information technology, intellectual property and competition team. He represents national and international companies from various industries, such as luxury goods, pharmaceuticals, food, financial services, fashion, medical devices and media. He specialises in litigating complex cases before state courts and arbitration tribunals. In addition, he advises clients in negotiating IP and technology-related contracts and in developing IP strategies. He also works as an arbitrator in international arbitration tribunals.

After studying law at the universities of Munich and Zurich (lic iur, 1992), Roger Staub became a member of the Bar in Zurich in 1995 and received his doctorate at the University of Zurich in 2000 with a dissertation on copyright contract law. Before joining Walder Wyss, he was a partner in a law firm in Zurich and employed in a London law firm. He is the author of various publications, in particular the co-editor of a commentary on design law and co-author of a commentary on trademark protection law. Roger Staub is an active member in various organisations in the field of intellectual property. In past years he has been both a committee chairperson and a member of the Global Europe Advisory Council in the International Trademark Administration (INTA).

Roger Staub has for years regularly enjoyed outstanding ratings in the field of intellectual property in international rankings such as Chambers EuropeThe Legal 500 ("a great strategist with a no-nonsense approach"), WWL: Trademarks ("exceptional client-oriented counsel"), IAMPatent1000 and WTR1000 ("immensely skilled litigator").

Roger Staub's working languages are German, English, Spanish and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry.

With around 240 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. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. 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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