Firm & Awards

Our IP Team is yet again ranked Gold in the IAM Patent 1000 Guide 2023

An old proverb says “not all that glitters is gold” but for our IP Team that definitely holds true: For the third time in a row our firm has been awarded Gold in the IAM Patent 1000 Guide and is being highly recommended for patent and inventorship matters in Switzerland. Additionally, Ulrike Ciesla, Simon Holzer, Michael Ritscher and Kilian Schärli have also been top-ranked. Our thanks extend to all of the IP team and in particular to our clients and peers for their invaluable appreciation and support.

We are honoured to share a few quotes received in this year’s guide:

MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep is one of the best Swiss patent litigation practices. Boasting excellent and highly knowledgeable advocates, its practitioners work well as part of a multi-jurisdictional team. The firm is highly recommended for patent and inventorship matters in Switzerland.”

Michael Ritscher boasts a storied IP career and a great network. With extensive expertise in the pharmaceutical arena, he is a discerning choice for those seeking legal or regulatory assistance.”

Simon Holzer is simply excellent. Seamless cooperation, technical excellence, a strategic approach and being great to work with are just a few of the great characteristics of Holzer. A creative legal mind, he is happy to think about new strategies and adjust his work, even under time constraints.”

Kilian Schärli brings in-depth SPC know-how to the table. Co-leading the blockchain group, Schärli has experience in dealing with highly advanced technological cases.”

“One of the firm’s strengths now is the addition of patent attorney Ulrike Ciesla, which allows it to provide a full service to clients. Drawing on her time as a researcher at major research institutions, the chemist is a favourable option for pharmaceutical patrons.”

About the IAM Patent 1000 Guide

The Patent 1000 focuses exclusively on patent practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise. The guide is compiled following an extensive research process. Only those firms and individuals identified by market sources for their exceptional skill sets and profound insights into patent matters feature in the IAM Patent 1000.

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