Wang Markus
Partner

Dr. Markus Wang

A tremendous lawyer with a broad practice.

Who's Who Legal 2013

Excellent cooperation, fast reaction, great feedback and results

Client in IFLR1000 2021

Markus Wang is highly experienced in IP litigation.

Source in Legal 500 2020

Is a good listener and tries to understand the specific needs of the client.

Source in Chambers Europe 2020

An excellent and very experienced attorney.

Who's Who Legal 2019

He is really impressive.

Client in Chambers Europe 2019

Pragmatic and solution-oriented.

Client in Chambers Europe 2019

Very experienced lawyer with great expertise.

Legal 500 2018

A well-known patent litigator with a strong reputation in the life sciences sector.

Who's Who Legal 2018

He is a strong player in the life sciences field.

Chambers Europe 2018

Has a deep knowledge of transactions.

Client in Chambers Europe 2018

He gave a lot of guidance on what we could or couldn't do and what the likely outcomes would be.

Client in Chambers Europe 2018

He was very good, very analytical, also strategically oriented.

Client in Chambers Europe 2018

Navigating complex life sciences regulations is a walk in the park for him.

IAM Patent 1000 2017

Provides good business-enabling IP support.

Legal 500 2016

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

Highly accomplished practitioner.

Client in Who's Who Legal 2015

Among the top players in the market.

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

His global practice gives him an unparalleled reputation in the pharmaceutical, biotech and IT sectors.

Who's Who Legal 2014

A tremendous lawyer with a broad practice.

Who's Who Legal 2013

Excellent cooperation, fast reaction, great feedback and results

Client in IFLR1000 2021

About

Markus Wang heads the intellectual property team and co-heads the life sciences group 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, outsourcing 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, IT and life sciences 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 and life sciences publications and listings such as Chambers Europe, European Legal Experts, Who's Who Legal, WTR 1000: The World's Leading Trademark Professionals and IAM Patent 1000.

LanguagesEnglish, German
Curriculum
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Bär & Karrer AG (2009-2017)
  • 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)
AdmissionAll Swiss Courts

Markus Wang's Deals, Cases & News

Very professional and fast.

Client in IFLR1000 2021

Knows our company very well and knows where our priorities are.

Client in IFLR 1000 2021

Very professional and fast.

Client in IFLR1000 2021

Knows our company very well and knows where our priorities are.

Client in IFLR 1000 2021

Contact

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

Bär & Karrer Ltd.
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8002 Zurich
Switzerland

Assistant
Nina Schepis
P: +41 58 261 53 33
F: +41 58 261 50 00
nina.schepis@baerkarrer.ch