Nicola Benz
Nicola Benz

Nicola Benz

Associée, Zurich

Schiffbaustrasse 2 | Postfach | CH-8031 Zurich | Suisse
Schiffbaustrasse 2 | Postfach | CH-8031 Zurich | Suisse
T +41 58 552 04 90
nicola.benz@mll-legal.com

Portrait

L’expertise de Nicola Benz porte essentiellement sur les transactions liées à la technologie et aux sciences de la vie. Elle assiste les entreprises technologiques de toute taille, allant des start-ups aux sociétés bien établies ainsi que les investisseurs, les fournisseurs et les clients dans un large éventail de secteurs et d’activités industriels.

L’expertise de Nicola Benz couvre l’externalisation, l’octroi de licences, les joint ventures, les collaborations et les questions liées à la propriété intellectuelle. Elle dispose également d’une expérience considérable en conseillant sur tous types de contrats commerciaux, la concurrence, les questions règlementaires et la protection des données.

Nicola Benz est reconnue comme avocate de premier plan à l’échelle internationale en matière de brevets et de technologie.





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Prix & Classements

Who's Who Legal Switzerland 2022Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2022Chambers and Partners Europe 2022 Nicola BenzWTR 2022Chambers and Partners Europe 2021 Nicola BenzLegal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2021
  • « Nicola Benz was always someone who understood how to be a true business partner. She’s a person whose word I could absolutely count on » – Legal 500 EMEA, Data Privacy & Protection, 2022
  • « Nicola is a highly experienced IT lawyer » – Who’s Who Legal, Thought Leader Data, 2022
  • « Nicola Benz is excellent in the field of trade mark prosecution handling complex matters and achieving positive outcomes » – Legal 500 EMEA, IP, 2022
  • « Nicola Benz clarity of thought and empathy is a rare commodity in the legal sector. Not only is Nicola a key thought leader, she exemplifies the highest standard in all aspects of engagement with clients, and it is clear this extends to the team she commands » – Legal 500 EMEA, TMT, 2022
  • « Nicola Benz is very easily approachable, has an excellent understanding of commercial factors, is experienced in her field, offers quick response times and has a straightforward approach to problems. She’s easy to work with and talk to – even in respect to sensitive matters and client relationships » – Legal 500 EMEA, TMT, 2022
  • « Nicola Benz is invaluable and very knowledgeable and responsive » – Chambers and Partners Europe, IP, 2022
  • « Personable and charming, she has gained a loyal following in the technology and life sciences industries » – World Trademark Review, 2022
  • Nicola Benz frequently assists with domestic and cross-border trade mark disputes, enforcement of trade mark rights, trade mark portfolio advice and regulatory matters. One satisfied client remarks that she is « really reliable and present with great experience » – Chambers and Partners Europe, IP, 2021
  • Nicola Benz is frequently instructed on cybersecurity and software development projects. She is praised by sources for her experience in IT and data privacy – Chambers and Partners Europe, TMT, 2021
  • « Nicola Benz is very easily approachable, excellent understanding of commercial factors, experienced in her field, quick response times, capability for different fee arrangements, straight forward approach to the problems, easy to work with and talk to – even in respect to sensitive matters and client relationships » – Legal 500 EMEA, Data Privacy and Data Protection, 2021
  • « Can do attitude; the team identifies the goal and proposes solutions instead of problems. Good at recognising my goals, rather than just analysing processes » – Legal 500 EMEA, TMT, 2021

Éducation

  • Reconnaissance des qualifications en Suisse (2005)
  • Admission au barreau écossais (1998)
  • Université d’Edinbourg, LLB Hons

Associations et mandats publics

  • Fédération Suisse des Avocats
  • Ordre des Avocats de Zurich
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES)
  • International Technology Law Association (iTechLaw)

Langues

  • allemand
  • anglais

«Nicola Benz is excellent in the field of trade mark prosecution handling complex matters and achieving positive outcomes»

Legal 500 EMEA, IP, 2022
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