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Jürg Simon

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Prof. Dr. Jürg Simon is considered a leading lawyer in intellectual property and related fields in Switzerland (forensic and non-forensic work). Before joining Lenz & Staehelin, he was director at the Swiss Intellectual Property Institute and partner in an IP boutique firm. He teaches intellectual property law, among others, at the University of St.Gallen. Jürg Simon serves on the Boards of selected IP-related companies and is President of two national associations in the field of appellations of origin.


Admission Bern Bar (1987), Swiss Federal Office of Justice (1987), University of Bern (Dr iur, 1990), Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (1991), University of St.Gallen (Executive Masters in European and International Business Law, 1997), Partner at IP boutique law firm (1997), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (2005), University of St.Gallen (Titular Professor of Intellectual Property Law, 2006)

Professional Memberships

Member of all relevant national and international professional organizations in the field


Languages: German, English, French.