Whether you want to protect an innovation, market a brand, plan and develop IT structures, engage in a joint research project, act as sponsor, bring your advertisement in line with Swiss law, do business over the Internet, handle personal data, obtain advice regarding telecommunication services or prevent a competitor from infringing your IP rights, Pestalozzi’s IP & TMT lawyers are the right choice.

We care for our clients: We provide them with result-oriented, effective and realizable solutions on all aspects of intellectual property (IP) as well as telecommunications, media and technology law (TMT), also in connection with litigation/arbitration and M&A transactions.

Integrated in one of Switzerland’s most respected law firms, we approach our clients’ needs with both a wide angle expertise and integrity. We understand IP & TMT as a strategic key value of growing significance as well as a means to protect and fuel our clients’ core business.


Our IP & TMT practice includes:

  • Trademarks, copyrights, designs, patents, domain names
  • Know-how, trade secrets, company names, personality rights
  • Licensing, franchising and sponsoring
  • Unfair competition and anti-counterfeiting/piracy
  • Research and development
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Computer, Internet and information technology (IT)
  • Telecommunications
  • Advertising
  • Media
  • Pharmaceutical products and medical devices
  • Foodstuffs
  • Distribution and technology transfer
  • Sports


International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property/Association Internationale pour la Protéction de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI); International Trademark Association (INTA); Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale (ALAI); Ligue Internationale du Droit de la Concurrence (LIDC); Swiss Institute for Intellectual Property (INGRES); Swiss Forum for Communication Law (SF-FS); Licensing Executives Society (LES); and Swiss Telecommunications Association (ASUT).