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MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep Ltd

Intellectual Property

4 ranked lawyersBand 1SwitzerlandEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep is a highly specialised IP offering with noteworthy expertise in patent litigation, including both revocation proceedings and infringement cases. The law firm is particularly active in matters relating to the pharmaceutical, technology and food sectors. The team possesses further capabilities in international copyright protection and anti-counterfeiting measures. The lawyers also advise clients on preliminary injunction cases.

Strengths

One client states: "We would recommend them for patent infringement work."

Work highlights

Represented Becton Dickinson in CHF50 million patent litigation proceedings against Ypsomed.

Notable practitioners

Michael Ritscher is a respected practitioner, acting for clients on trade mark prosecution and patent infringements. He is active across the life sciences and retail sectors.

Nicola Benz frequently assists with domestic and cross-border trade mark disputes, enforcement of trade mark rights, trade mark portfolio advice and regulatory matters. One client describes her as "invaluable" and goes on to say: "She is very knowledgeable and responsive."

Peter Schramm regularly assists with copyright and trade mark infringement proceedings, as well as general IP portfolio advice.

Simon Holzer is renowned for his expertise in patents, regularly advising on revocation and infringement proceedings. He also assists with copyright enforcements. Clients say: "He was very reliable and sensible, and kept his cool."

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Overview

MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep Ltd brings talent, expertise and solution-based teamwork to all IP issues. The members of the IP team rank among the leaders in IP law and have vast experience, primarily in Swiss but also in EU and German law. The firm’s IP specialists have extensive and wide-ranging experience in enforcing trademarks, copyrights, designs and patents. The team also offers prosecution services for trademarks, designs and domain names, together with strategic advice and consultation on contracts, including antitrust matters. MLL is a one-stop shop for all IP-related matters.

Members

Benz, Nicola

Bucher, Renato

Bühlmann, Lukas

Ciesla, Ulrike

Fournier, Guillaume

Galbraith, Louisa

Holzer, Simon

Johner, Jacques

Oertli, Reinhard

Ritscher, Michael

Schärli, Kilian

Schramm, Peter

Schröter, Stefan J.

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Government

Hardware & Electronics

Healthcare

Insurance

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients/Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology

Telecommunications

Transportation

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Intellectual Property

MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep Ltd

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Location

Schiffbaustrasse 2

Postfach 1765

Zurich

Zurich

Switzerland

CH-8031

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Switzerland

Intellectual Property


Michael Ritscher
Band 1
Nicola Benz
Band 3
Peter Schramm
Band 4
Simon Holzer
Band 2