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Niederer Kraft Frey

Nicolas Birkhäuser

Zürich, Switzerland Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Competition/Antitrust , Intellectual Property
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Competition/Antitrust - Switzerland

Band 2

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Nicolas Birkhäuser "has an astute understanding of our requirements as a complex, global organisation and is able to tailor his advice to cover the specific Swiss antitrust aspects and at the same time tie into the multi-jurisdictional environment in which we operate," reports one client. He routinely handles merger control procedures, leniency programmes and complex investigations.
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Intellectual Property - Switzerland

Band 4

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Nicolas Birkhäuser has a good breadth of experience advising on trade mark strategy, unfair competition and domain names. One satisfied client describes him as "intelligent, practical and deeply familiar with trade mark law," as well as "always available and willing to make things a priority when required."
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Practice Areas

Swiss and European competition law, merger control, horizontal and vertical restraints, exchange of information, distribution, parallel imports, cooperation, licensing, joint ventures, dominance, compliance, risk management, investigation proceedings, including dawn raids and leniency programs, coordination with multijurisdictional strategies and proceedings.

Career

Basel University, Lic. iur. (1998), Cambridge University, LL.M. (2003). Niederer Kraft Frey, Partner (2011-).

Professional Memberships

Swiss and Zurich Bar Association. Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht. asas (LIDC). INGRES. AIPPI. LES.

Publications

Numerous articles on competition law and IP.

Personal

German, English, French.

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Nicolas Birkhäuser

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 8 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Invision AG acquires majority stake in SkySale Schweiz GmbH

Authors: Nicolas Birkhäuser, Thomas Graf, Manuel Werder, Mark Grieder, Binderiya Gan-Ayush, Corinne Russi, Luisa Egli, Thomas van Gammeren, Sven Kälin, Adrian Koller

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NKF advises flatfox on its sale to Mobiliar

Authors: Nicolas Birkhäuser, Markus Kronauer, Till Spillmann, Adrian Koller, Andrea Giger, Sven Kälin, Selim Lötscher, Sven Pinter, Dominique Sunitsch

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