IP Stars 2019: Tier 1 in patent and trademark contentious work


Our IP team is ranked in the highest Tier 1 category in Managing IP’s „IP Stars“ rankings of the leading firms for patent and trade mark work.

With a Tier 1 rating in trade mark contentious work and in patent contentious work, as well as a Tier 3 rating in trade mark prosecution work, and a „highly recommended“ mention in copyright & related rights, our IP Team has been recognized once again for its excellence in these areas. Our firm is also commended on being „respected in IP transactions and brand protection work“.

Head of IP practice Michael Ritscher is a „a highly recommended lawyer for IP litigation“Peter Schramm and Guillaume Fournier are recognized for their trade mark and design instructions. Simon Holzer is noted as being a patent specialist and Reinhard Oertli is noted for his copyright and digital technology practice. Stefan Schröter and Kilian Schärli are rising stars in the team.

IP Stars rankings are based on extensive research carried out over a six-month period, starting from September each year. The team of research analysts in London, New York and Hong Kong obtain information from firms and their clients through interviews, emails and online surveys.