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Intellectual Property Lawyers

In today’s knowledge economy, a large part of the value of your business is based on intangible assets and goodwill. Your intellectual property plays a key role in obtaining a competitive advantage. A cohesive IP strategy, including both commercialisation and enforcement, will ensure you get maximum value from your portfolio. Our specialist lawyers in 41 countries and 73 offices, understand your business needs and have worked with some of the best-known brands, from banks to tech and media companies, pharmaceuticals and FMCG companies. This industry-specific approach can help you realise your commercial goals.

The right brands will win the hearts and minds of your customers. The right patents will prevent others exploiting your ideas or provide a substantial barrier to market access. Copyright, know-how and designs also play a vital role. We focus on key sectors relevant to you such as lifesciences, automotive, machinery, manufacturing, consumer products, financial services and TMC. This means you get in-depth industry knowledge as well as legal expertise for the protection of your IP. If you are involved in a dispute, we can guide you through the litigation process.

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Dr Dirk Spacek, LL.M.
Part­ner
Switzerland, Zurich
Dirk Spacek is partner and in charge of the practice groups TMC and IP. He primarily deals with new business models arising in the media-, internet- and technology(IT)-sector, data protection and...
Dr Robert G. Briner
Dr Robert G. Briner
Of Coun­sel
Switzerland, Zurich
For more than two decades, Dr Robert G. Briner has been involved in software, computer, technology and e‑commerce law, in addition to his background in intellectual property law. Robert Briner has au...
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Dr Simone Brauchbar Birkhäuser, LL.M.
Coun­sel
Switzerland, Zurich
Simone Brauchbar Birkhäuser advises and represents clients in connection with contentious and non-contentious issues relating to trademarks, designs, copyrights, patents, data protection, unfair ...
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Giovanni Maria Fares, LL.M.
As­so­ci­ate
Switzerland, Geneva
Giovanni Maria Fares is an associate with the Geneva office, where he focuses on dispute resolution. His main fields of activity are arbitration and litigation, commercial and contract law, as well...
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Christina Reutter, LL.M.
As­so­ci­ate
Switzerland, Zurich
Christina Reutter's practice covers all aspects of collective investment schemes law. She regularly advises and represents clients in administrative proceedings before the Swiss Financial Market...
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Elena Gazke
Trademark Paralegal
Switzerland, Zurich
Elena Gazke specializes in intellectual property rights, in particular trademarks and domains, including the registration and monitoring of national and international trademarks as well as...