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Thierry Calame

Thierry Calame

Lenz & StaehelinBrandschenkestrasse 24ZurichZurichSwitzerlandCH-8027

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Thierry Calame is "an excellent practitioner" who is "very skilled regarding patent law matters".

Biography

Dr Thierry Calame is an expert in intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis in patent law. He has vast experience as counsel in patent, trademark, unfair competition and copyright litigation as well as IP-related arbitration. Thierry Calame also sits as arbitrator in IP-related arbitration. In addition, Thierry Calame advises on licensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions as well as pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues.

Thierry Calame is a permanent lecturer at the University of St Gallen and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and has published on a wide range of intellectual property topics. He acted as reporter general of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) from 2010 to 2014. He is a member of the boards of the Swiss group of AIPPI and of EPLAW (European Patent Lawyers Association) as well as co-chair of the AIPPI committee on the Unitary Patent/United Patent Court. He has been a member of the board of directors of Innosuisse, the federal agency for science-based innovation.

Thierry Calame holds a master’s in chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETHZ (Dipl nat sc ETH, 1991). He graduated from (1994) and completed his doctoral thesis (2001) at the University of St Gallen. Thierry Calame attended the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Germany (1995) and the University of Santa Clara, USA (1998). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1996), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1996 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Thierry Calame is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Licensing  Executives Society (LES), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES) and the Swiss Forum for Communication Law (SF-FS).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Life Sciences - Regulatory 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Thierry Calame ranks highly among peers for his deep understanding of regulation across the life sciences sector. 

Biography

Dr Thierry Calame is an expert in intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis on patent law. He has vast experience as counsel in patent, trademark, unfair competition and copyright litigation as well as IP-related arbitration. Thierry Calame also sits as arbitrator in IP-related arbitration. In addition, Thierry Calame advises on licensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions as well as pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues.

Thierry Calame is a permanent lecturer at the University of St Gallen and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and has published on a wide range of intellectual property topics. He acted as reporter general of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) from 2010 to 2014. He is a member of the boards of the Swiss group of AIPPI and of EPLAW (European Patent Lawyers Association) as well as co-chair of the AIPPI committee on the Unitary Patent/United Patent Court. He has been a member of the board of directors of Innosuisse, the federal agency for science-based innovation.

Thierry Calame holds a master’s in chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETHZ (Dipl nat sc ETH, 1991). He graduated from (1994) and completed his doctoral thesis (2001) at the University of St Gallen. Thierry Calame attended the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Germany (1995) and the University of Santa Clara, USA (1998). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1996), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1996 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Thierry Calame is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Licensing  Executives Society (LES), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES) and the Swiss Forum for Communication Law (SF-FS).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Thierry Calame is one of the Swiss market’s foremost intellectual property specialists, with a focus on patent-related issues such as licensing and significant deals in the pharmaceutical sector.

Biography

Dr Thierry Calame is an expert in intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis on patent law. He has vast experience as counsel in patent, trademark, unfair competition and copyright litigation as well as IP-related arbitration. Thierry Calame also sits as arbitrator in IP-related arbitration. In addition, Thierry Calame advises on licensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions as well as pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues.

Thierry Calame is a permanent lecturer at the University of St Gallen and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and has published on a wide range of intellectual property topics. He acted as reporter general of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) from 2010 to 2014. He is a member of the boards of the Swiss group of AIPPI and of EPLAW (European Patent Lawyers Association) as well as co-chair of the AIPPI committee on the Unitary Patent/United Patent Court. He has been a member of the board of directors of Innosuisse, the federal agency for science-based innovation.

Thierry Calame holds a master’s in chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETHZ (Dipl nat sc ETH, 1991). He graduated from (1994) and completed his doctoral thesis (2001) at the University of St Gallen. Thierry Calame attended the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Germany (1995) and the University of Santa Clara, USA (1998). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1996), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1996 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Thierry Calame is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Licensing  Executives Society (LES), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES) and the Swiss Forum for Communication Law (SF-FS).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Patents 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Thierry Calame enjoys a stellar international reputation for his profound ability in patent law and related disputes. 

Biography

Dr Thierry Calame is an expert in intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis in patent law. He has vast experience as counsel in patent, trademark, unfair competition and copyright litigation as well as IP-related arbitration. Thierry Calame also sits as arbitrator in IP-related arbitration. In addition, Thierry Calame advises on licensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions as well as pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues.

Thierry Calame is a permanent lecturer at the University of St Gallen and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and has published on a wide range of intellectual property topics. He acted as reporter general of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) from 2010 to 2014. He is the current President of the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW). He is a member of the board of the Swiss group of AIPPI as well as co-chair of the AIPPI committee on the Unitary Patent/United Patent Court. He has been a member of the board of directors of Innosuisse, the federal agency for science-based innovation.

Thierry Calame holds a master’s in chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETHZ (Dipl nat sc ETH, 1991). He graduated from (1994) and completed his doctoral thesis (2001) at the University of St Gallen. Thierry Calame attended the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Germany (1995) and the University of Santa Clara, USA (1998). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1996), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1996 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Thierry Calame is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Licensing  Executives Society (LES), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES) and the Swiss Forum for Communication Law (SF-FS).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

National Leader

Switzerland - Arbitration 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Thierry Calame is a long-standing fixture in the IP space, known for his top-tier work in related arbitration proceedings.

Biography

Dr Thierry Calame is an expert in intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis in patent law. He has vast experience as counsel in patent, trademark, unfair competition and copyright litigation as well as IP-related arbitration. Thierry Calame also sits as arbitrator in IP-related arbitration. In addition, Thierry Calame advises on licensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions as well as pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues.

Thierry Calame is a permanent lecturer at the University of St Gallen and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and has published on a wide range of intellectual property topics. He acted as reporter general of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) from 2010 to 2014. He is a member of the boards of the Swiss group of AIPPI and of EPLAW (European Patent Lawyers Association) as well as co-chair of the AIPPI committee on the Unitary Patent/United Patent Court. He has been a member of the board of directors of Innosuisse, the federal agency for science-based innovation.

Thierry Calame holds a master’s in chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETHZ (Dipl nat sc ETH, 1991). He graduated from (1994) and completed his doctoral thesis (2001) at the University of St Gallen. Thierry Calame attended the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Germany (1995) and the University of Santa Clara, USA (1998). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1996), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1996 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Thierry Calame is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Licensing  Executives Society (LES), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES) and the Swiss Forum for Communication Law (SF-FS).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Switzerland - Life Sciences 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Thierry Calame has a stellar reputation in the IP market and is praised for his impressive work on regulatory and pharma matters.

Biography

Dr Thierry Calame is an expert in intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis in patent law. He has vast experience as counsel in patent, trademark, unfair competition and copyright litigation as well as IP-related arbitration. Thierry Calame also sits as arbitrator in IP-related arbitration. In addition, Thierry Calame advises on licensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions as well as pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues.

Thierry Calame is a permanent lecturer at the University of St Gallen and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and has published on a wide range of intellectual property topics. He acted as reporter general of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) from 2010 to 2014. He is a member of the boards of the Swiss group of AIPPI and of EPLAW (European Patent Lawyers Association) as well as co-chair of the AIPPI committee on the Unitary Patent/United Patent Court. He has been a member of the board of directors of Innosuisse, the federal agency for science-based innovation.

Thierry Calame holds a master’s in chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETHZ (Dipl nat sc ETH, 1991). He graduated from (1994) and completed his doctoral thesis (2001) at the University of St Gallen. Thierry Calame attended the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Germany (1995) and the University of Santa Clara, USA (1998). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1996), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1996 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Thierry Calame is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Licensing  Executives Society (LES), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES) and the Swiss Forum for Communication Law (SF-FS).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Switzerland - Patents 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Thierry Calame possesses formidable expertise in IP matters and brings significant value to clients with his profound knowledge of patents law.

Biography

Dr Thierry Calame is an expert in intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis in patent law. He has vast experience as counsel in patent, trademark, unfair competition and copyright litigation as well as IP-related arbitration. Thierry Calame also sits as arbitrator in IP-related arbitration. In addition, Thierry Calame advises on licensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions as well as pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues.

Thierry Calame is a permanent lecturer at the University of St Gallen and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and has published on a wide range of intellectual property topics. He acted as reporter general of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) from 2010 to 2014. He is a member of the boards of the Swiss group of AIPPI and of EPLAW (European Patent Lawyers Association) as well as co-chair of the AIPPI committee on the Unitary Patent/United Patent Court. He has been a member of the board of directors of Innosuisse, the federal agency for science-based innovation.

Thierry Calame holds a master’s in chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETHZ (Dipl nat sc ETH, 1991). He graduated from (1994) and completed his doctoral thesis (2001) at the University of St Gallen. Thierry Calame attended the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Germany (1995) and the University of Santa Clara, USA (1998). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1996), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1996 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Thierry Calame is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Licensing  Executives Society (LES), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES) and the Swiss Forum for Communication Law (SF-FS).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Switzerland - Trademarks 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Thierry Calame is a seasoned IP expert with extensive experience handling related disputes, an area in which he is highly sought after by clients.

Biography

Dr Thierry Calame is an expert in intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis in patent law. He has vast experience as counsel in patent, trademark, unfair competition and copyright litigation as well as IP-related arbitration. Thierry Calame also sits as arbitrator in IP-related arbitration. In addition, Thierry Calame advises on licensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions as well as pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues.

Thierry Calame is a permanent lecturer at the University of St Gallen and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and has published on a wide range of intellectual property topics. He acted as reporter general of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) from 2010 to 2014. He is a member of the boards of the Swiss group of AIPPI and of EPLAW (European Patent Lawyers Association) as well as co-chair of the AIPPI committee on the Unitary Patent/United Patent Court. He has been a member of the board of directors of Innosuisse, the federal agency for science-based innovation.

Thierry Calame holds a master’s in chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETHZ (Dipl nat sc ETH, 1991). He graduated from (1994) and completed his doctoral thesis (2001) at the University of St Gallen. Thierry Calame attended the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Germany (1995) and the University of Santa Clara, USA (1998). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1996), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1996 and has been a partner since 2002. He speaks German, English and French.

Thierry Calame is a member of the following professional associations: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Licensing  Executives Society (LES), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the Institute for Intellectual Property Law (INGRES) and the Swiss Forum for Communication Law (SF-FS).

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

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