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Rentsch Partner AG

Christian Hilti

Zurich, Switzerland Europe Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Intellectual PropertyLife Sciences: Patent Litigation
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Intellectual Property - Switzerland

Band 1

Christian Hilti is notably active in IP-related litigations. He has expertise in patent, trade mark, design and copyright matters. Sources say: "He is an excellent litigator, he is very experienced and it shows," and add: "He is smart, sophisticated, and a strategist."
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Life Sciences: Patent Litigation - Switzerland

Band 2

Christian Hilti of Rentsch Partner handles patent, trade mark and copyright issues in the life sciences field, with further experience handling unfair competition matters.
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Practice Areas

Litigator in the areas of patent, trademark, design and copyright law as well as unfair competition law. In addition to his broad experience in the field of intellectual property right, he further practices in contract law and Arbitration.

Non-permanent judge of the Swiss Federal Patent Court

Career

After studying law in Fribourg and Zurich, Christian Hilti gained his first experience in the field of intellectual property law and in particular patent and trademark law at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property from 1982 to 1986.

1986 he earned his PhD degree at the University of Zürich. He was admitted to the bar in 1988 and earned a Masters Degree (LL.M.) at the University of California, UC Berkeley School of Law (1989 to 1990). He then worked in a US law firm and as assistant of Prof. Lawrence Sullivan at UC Berkeley School of Law. Christian Hilti founded his own law firm specialized in intellectual property in 1992. In January 2009 Christian Hilti joined Rentsch Partner Ltd. In 2011, he was elected by the Swiss Parliament to become a non-permanent judge of the newly established Swiss Federal Patent Court.

Professional Memberships

ASA, EPLAW, FICPI, IBA, INGRES, LES, SAV, SVRH, VSP, ZAV, ZJV

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Christian Hilti

Rentsch Partner AG

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