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Consumer Products Lawyers

As a player in the consumer products sector, you face a myriad of challenges such as globalisation and digitalisation, environmental and health concerns, supply chain management, consumer and media pressure, growing retailer buyer power, the rise of online selling and counterfeiting. All place new demands on your management and business strategy but also drive the need for legal advice. Our pan-European team is structured around the key sectors of consumer products including cosmetics, clothing, electronics, health & beauty, food & drink, retail, household equipment and manufacturing. Whether you are a supplier, investor, regulator or other stakeholder, we have consumer products experts to help, whatever your situation.

In order to give you the targeted legal advice your business needs, our teams have experts from every legal area affecting your sector. This means we can guide you on all legal and regulatory aspects − from the financing and acquisition of companies, through to antitrust and unfair competition law, media management, nutritional and health claims, advertising and marketing, strategies for the protection of intellectual property rights, data protection, outsourcing, distribution agreements, real estate transactions, product recalls and much more. Our experts will keep you abreast of the latest sector insight and developments, giving you a commercial, as well as a legal, edge.

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Stefan Brunnschweiler
Stefan Brunnschweiler, LL.M.
Man­aging Part­ner
Global Co-Head of the CMS Corporate/M&A Group
Switzerland, Zurich
Stefan Brunnschweiler is the managing partner of CMS Switzerland and co-heads the CMS Corporate/M&A Practice Area Group. He was named one of the top 10 lawyers in Switzerland in the edition of “Who...
Patrick Sommer
Dr Patrick Sommer, H.E.E.
Switzerland, Zurich
Dr Patrick Sommer is Co-Head of the CMS Competition & EU Group. In this position, he jointly leads an international team of more than 170 competition lawyers.Patrick Sommer focuses on competition law...
Simone Brauchbar Birkhäuser, LL.M.
Dr Simone Brauchbar Birkhäuser, LL.M.
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 competition...
Yoann Lambert
Yoann Lambert
Switzerland, Geneva
Yoann Lambert is a lawyer with the Dispute Resolution department of the CMS Geneva office.He is mainly active in economic and general criminal law, lease law, law of obligations, consumer law, family...
Aline Steffen
Aline Steffen
Switzerland, Zurich
Aline Steffen's practice focuses primarily on arbitration and litigation as well as advising clients in all aspects of commercial law matters, in particular in the drafting of agreements and general terms...