Speaker in Panel Session VIII – Patents – Prioritising priority rights
Monday, September 19, 2016 from 16.00 to 17.30
1988-1997 Studies in Physical Chemistry and degree in ETH Zürich. Diploma and PhD in NMR in the group of Prof. Dr. R.R. Ernst.
1999-2000 Legal Studies in IP law at the CEIPI at Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg (FR).
2001 European Qualification Examination, European Patent Attorney
Working as patent and trademark attorney, as from 2002 with Isler & Pedrazzini AG, Switzerland, chemistry/biochemistry as well as mechanical and electromechanical matters; partner.
2010 elected as second permanent judge of the Swiss Federal Patents Court, setting up the new court with the president, Dr. Dieter Brändle, since 1.1.2012 acting as judge 50% of the time, 50% as patent attorney with Isler & Pedrazzini AG.
Tutor at CEIPI (part D) for the preparation of EQE. Lecturer at HSG St. Gallen, Wirtschaftsrecht für Manager; at ZHAW, School of Management and Law; in the Education of Swiss Patent attorneys and member of the examination board for the Swiss Patent Attorney Bar Exam.
Family and Leisure/Sports
Family: Married, 5 children. Leisure: Piano and harpsichord, chamber music, reading. Sports: Triathlon, skiing, snowboarding.