Panelist Profile


Thierry Calame

Lenz Staehelin, Partner, Co-Head of Intellectual Property (CH)


Dr. Thierry Calame is an expert in intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis in patent law. He has vast experience as counsel in patent, trademark, unfair competition and copyright litigation as well as IP related arbitration. Thierry Calame also advises on licensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions as well as pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues. In addition, he sits as arbitrator in IP related arbitration. He holds both a master’s degree in chemistry, and law.

Thierry Calame is permanent lecturer at the University of St.Gallen and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and has published on a wide range of intellectual property topics. He acted as Reporter General of AIPPI from 2010 to 2014. He chairs the UPC/UP Standing Committee of AIPPI and is a member of the board of the European Patent Lawyer’s Association (EPLAW) as well as the board of directors of Innosuisse, the Swiss federal agency for science-based innovation.