Legal fields of practice

The focus of our activity is the acquisition, enforcement and defense of patents and other intellectual property rights such as utility models, designs and trademarks in Switzerland, in Europe and in other parts of the world. For this purpose, we dispose of an extensive network of cooperation partners in other countries. Our approach is based on a portfolio and IP right strategy defined in close consultation with our respective clients and matched to their specific needs.

Obtaining intellectual property rights

  • Patents / Utility models
  • Designs
  • Trademarks
  • Preparative work / Prior art searches / Patentability studies


  • Monitoring and research
  • Infringement analyses
  • Warning and dispute resolution procedures
  • Representation in – and conduct of infringement proceedings


  • Analyses of validity of patents and other IP rights
  • Conduct of negotiations
  • Representation in – and conduct of litigation proceedings

Exploiting intellectual property rights

  • Freedom-to-operate analyses and state-of-the-art searches
  • Legal opinions / evaluations / expert reports
  • License and contract law
  • Employee’s invention law