• "Bär & Karrer's outstanding lawyers are recommended for their hands-on approach and fast response times."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "I would highly recommend them to any other internationally oriented company."

     

    Client in Chamber Europe 2013

  • "Solid reputation for high-profile IP transactions at both a domestic and international level."

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "The lawyers are unpretentious and efficient – we've had a very positive experience."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

  • "Highly valuable and straight to the point legal advice."

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2016

  • "The team has excellent mandates and the lawyers are very good."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "The team was instrumental in resolving a very long dispute - the lawyers made a huge difference."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "The firm has a strong reputation for work in the pharmaceuticals sector."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "Business-oriented: they don't just provide the legal point of view but see the economic impact of every decision."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2017

  • "Everybody was excellent, and even the younger lawyers participated and were extremely well prepared."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Excellent practice."

     

    Client in Legal 500 2017

  • "Outstanding expertise in IP rights and licensing matters."

     

    Legal 500 2014

  • "Highly valuable and straight to the point advice."

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2016

  • "The lawyers work very well as a team, but also individually."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Regularly handles large licensing arbitrations."

     

    The Legal 500 2015

  • "Corporate powerhouse noted for its strength in transactional IP mandates and in-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical and technology industries."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

 

 

 

Intellectual Property & Technology

 

Our intellectual property team advises on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious issues related to patents, trademarks, designs, copyright, licensing, and other intellectual property.

 

Our clients include domestic and foreign companies in the sports, luxury goods, biotech, pharmaceuticals, and information technology sectors.

 

We assist our clients with the full range of software contracts and regularly advise on outsourcing projects, as well as M&A transactions and joint ventures in the IT industry. Furthermore, we advise and represent telecommunication companies, cable network providers as well as internet providers.

 

  • IP- and IT-related litigation and arbitrations
  • Filings of trademarks and designs
  • Licensing and other IP transactions
  • Software contracts
  • IT contracts
  • Outsourcing
  • M&A transactions and joint ventures
  • Telecommunications law

 

 

 

 

 

Key Contact

Dr. Markus Wang

Partner


 

Team Leaders


 

Team Members

Sébastien Aubert

Junior Associate

Yann Conti

Junior Associate

Annina Läubli

Associate

Tobias Rebmann

Associate

Nadia Smahi

Associate

Lukas Stocker

Associate

Luca Tarzia

Associate

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Deals & Cases

21.10.2020
Bär & Karrer Advises the Shareholders on the Sale of NEPLAN to PSI more »
12.10.2020
Bär & Karrer Advises Avaloq and Warburg Pincus on the Sale of Avaloq to NEC more »
24.09.2020
Bär & Karrer Advises Vifor Pharma on the Sale of OM Pharma more »
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Publications

The revised Data Protection Act – A Quest for Adequacy
Kleiner Jan / Harasgama Rehana / Hofmann Manuel,

Bär & Karrer Briefing May 2020

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Patents, trade marks, copyright and designs in Switzerland: overview
Wang Markus / Bornhauser Jonas,

Practical Law 2020

IP in business transactions - Switzerland overview
Wang Markus / Bornhauser Jonas,

Practical Law 2020

more publications

Speaking Engagements

Legal Tech (ALSP) and its Usability in Legal Proceedings
Hachem Pascal,

Swiss Legal Tech Conference, 4 September 2019, Zurich, Switzerland

Legal Tech in Internal Investigations – Experiences and Practical Concerns
Hachem Pascal,

Swiss Legal Tech Conference, 19 September 2018, Zurich, Switzerland.

FinTech: Fallstudien und Schlaglichter
Fischer Joel,

Referat an der Tagung «Vermögensverwaltung und Anlageberatung», SIX ConventionPoint, 23. Juni 2017, Zürich

more speaking engagements