• "provides lean, pragmatic, thought-through solutions"

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2013

  • "his global practice gives him an unparalleled reputation in the pharmaceutical, biotech and IT sectors"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "excellent support and flexible solutions"

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2012

  • "renowned for his product liability defence work within the fields of life sciences and health care"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "provides good business-enabling IP support"

     

    Legal 500 2016

  • "a tremendous lawyer with a broad practice"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2013

  • "our respondents praise his strong transactional and advisory work"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2013

  • "clients praise the speed and reliability that are cornerstones of his service"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2013

  • "highly accomplished practitioner"

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2015

  • "he tries to find a clear solution that doesn't compromise either quality or speed"

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2014

  • "among the top players in the market"

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2015

  • "a hands-on and down-to-earth advocate"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "has an unrivalled reputation in the areas of life sciences and trademarks"

     

    Who's Who Legal 2015

 

 

 

Dr. Markus Wang

Partner

Markus Wang is a member of the management board of Bär & Karrer and heads the intellectual property team of the firm. His practice covers a wide range of contentious and non-contentious patent, trademark, copyright and other IP-related issues, in particular in the pharmaceutical, biotech and IT sector. He frequently drafts and negotiates license and R&D agreements. Furthermore, he specializes in regulatory matters in the fields of life sciences and health care.

Markus Wang lectures on intellectual property law at the University of Fribourg. He has written two books on design protection and contributed chapters to the latest commentary on Swiss trademark law and to several books on other IP and IT topics. Further, he has published several articles for periodicals in these fields.

Markus Wang is recognized as a leading practitioner in the field of intellectual property in professional publications and listings such as Chambers Europe, European Legal Experts, WTR 1000: The World's Leading Trademark Professionals and IAM 250: The World's Leading Patent & Technology Licensing Lawyers.

Languages

English, German

Curriculum

  • Member of the Board of Directors of Bär & Karrer AG (since 2009)
  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2002)
  • London School of Economics and Political Sciences: LL.M. (1998)
  • University of St. Gallen: Dr. iur. (1998)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (1996-2001)
  • Trainee at Bär & Karrer (1994)
  • Research Fellow Sponsored by a Scholarship of the Swiss National Fund at the Max-Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law in Munich (1993/1994)
  • University of St. Gallen: lic. iur. (1992)
  • Research and Teaching Assistant to Prof. Dr. Carl Baudenbacher (1991-1993)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • Lecturer for Intellectual Property Law at the University of Fribourg (since 2007)
  • Lecturer for Intellectual Property Law at the University of St. Gallen (1998-2003)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Institute of Intellectual Property (INGRES)

Contact Details

Dr. Markus Wang
Bär & Karrer AG
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8027 Zurich
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 55 10
F: +41 58 263 55 10
M: +41 58 262 55 10
markus.wang@baerkarrer.ch

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