Dr. Andrea Schäffler
Dr. Andrea Schäffler

Dr. Andrea Schäffler

Associate, Zurich

Schiffbaustrasse 2 | PO Box | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
Schiffbaustrasse 2 | PO Box | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 03 34


Andrea Schaeffler is an associate of the firm’s IP team in Zurich. She represents and advises clients in all aspects of intellectual property and unfair competition law, with a focus on trademark, copyright and design law.

Prior to joining MLL Legal 2021, she worked as an associate at a law firm in Zurich and as a research assistant at the Institute for Economic Law at the University of Bern, while writing a dissertation in trademark law. Since 2018, she is a case editor for the Swiss journal for Intellectual Property, Information and Competition Law (sic!).

Deals & Cases

  • Representation of FIFA against PUMA in a landmark trademark and unfair competition case before the Swiss Supreme Court and the Zurich Commercial Court

Education & Admission

  • University of Bern, Dr. iur. (2020)
  • Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (2016)
  • University of Bern, MLaw (2013)
  • University of Bern, BLaw (2012)

Memberships and public offices

  • Swiss Institute for intellectual property rights (INGRES)
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)


  • German
  • English
More by Andrea Schäffler


NFTs and Trademarks – What You Need to Know

MLL-News, 8 April 2022
  • EN

(Kein) Markenschutz für die Nespresso-Kapsel?

Sic! 2 | 2022, Zur jüngsten Rechtsprechung des Bundesgerichts betreffend Formmarkenschutz für die Nespresso-Kapsel, 16. Februar 2022
  • DE

The Shape of the VW Bulli – A trademark? A trademark!

MLL-News, 21 January 2022
  • EN

Intellectual Property 2021 – Switzerland

The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides, 2021 Legalease Ltd, London, July 2021
  • EN