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Pestalozzi

Intellectual Property

3 ranked lawyersBand 3SwitzerlandEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Pestalozzi assists domestic and foreign clients across a number of sectors, including life sciences, automotive and media. The team is experienced in a range of IP issues with particular expertise in patent litigation, trade mark portfolio management and anti-counterfeiting measures.  The law firm boasts further experience handling trade secrets, domain names and registration issues.

Strengths

One client says: "They provide excellent client service, they are open to discussions and they understand operational aspects," and adds: "They are easy to work with and very flexible."

Notable practitioners

Lara Dorigo frequently advises on trade mark litigation and prosecution, patent nullity and infringement proceedings. Clients hail from the pharmaceutical and technology sectors. One satisfied client highlights her focused approach, and adds: "It was a pleasure to work with Lara."

Michèle Burnier is recognised for her experience assisting with trade mark disputes and unfair competition mandates.

Thomas Legler frequently acts for clients on patent licence agreement arbitrations. One client lauds his "very good analytic skills" and also notes his "good experience in arbitration matters."

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Overview

Pestalozzi's Intellectual Property practice group has profound knowledge and extensive experience with regard to the protection, licensing and commercialization (incl. advertising) of regulated products, such as chemical substances, pharmaceuticals, cosmetic products, medical devices and foodstuff (including tobacco and alcoholic beverages). This includes patent and know-how transactions, the patent litigation and arbitration of disputes involving such products and the related product liability defense.

We have long-standing and successful practice in the field of trademark and branding (litigation and arbitration) and unfair competition. Our clients, manufacturers and distributors of branded (luxury) products, take advantage of our highly efficient and skilled trademark licensing and litigation lawyers, especially when it comes to e-commerce and franchising cross-border structures and related disputes.

Clients

J&J, BAT, Astella, Evolva, Credit Suisse, ZimmerBiomet

Industries

Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences, Biotech, Medical devices, Food & Drink Producers, Retail, Insurance, Tobacco, Media, Cosmetic products

Intellectual Property

Pestalozzi

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Location

Löwenstrasse 1

Zurich

Zurich

Switzerland

CH-8001

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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


Lara Dorigo
Band 3
Michèle Burnier
Band 3
Thomas Legler
Band 4