Track record: With the largest team of IP experts in Switzerland, the firm demonstrates valuable know-how in patent litigation and enforcement. Led by Andri Hess, the team has recently represented the Swatch Group in a patent case before the Swiss Federal Patent Court. Other high-profile clients include Google, Johnson & Johnson and Edwards Lifesciences.
Team & differentiation: With six partners and another 12 lawyers, Homburger’s IP practice has a small partner/associate ratio and is the only one among its peers, to be operating from a single office in Zurich, while advising Swiss as well as international clients. Georg Rauber is the head of the firm’s IP IT practice, while Gregor Bühler acts as deputy head of the IP IT and Litigation & Arbitration teams.