Nicola Benz
Nicola Benz

Nicola Benz

Partnerin, Zürich

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

Profil

Nicola Benz spezialisiert sich auf Technologie- und Life-Sciences-Transaktionen und betreut Technologieunternehmen vom Start-Up bis zu etablierten Grossunternehmergruppen sowie Investoren, Zulieferer und Kunden aus den unterschiedlichsten Branchen und Sektoren.

Zu ihren weiteren Fachkompetenzen gehören das Outsourcing, Lizenzerteilungen, Joint Ventures und Kooperationen sowie die damit verbundenen Aspekte des geistigen Eigentums. Zudem verfügt Nicola Benz über langjährige Erfahrung als Rechtsberaterin für die Ausarbeitung von Handelsverträgen, Wettbewerbs- und regulatorischen Fragen sowie zum Datenschutz.

Nicola Benz ist weltweit eine der führenden Rechtsexpertinnen für Patent- und Technologielizenzen sowie des gewerblichen Rechtsschutzes.





Special Desks


Auszeichnungen

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

Ausbildung

  • Anerkennung des schottischen Anwaltspatent in der Schweiz (2005)
  • Schottisches Anwaltspatent (1998)
  • University of Edinburgh, LLB Hons

Mitgliedschaften

  • Schweizerischer Anwaltsverband
  • Zürcher Anwaltsverband
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES)
  • International Technology Law Association (iTechLaw)

Sprachen

  • Deutsch
  • Englisch

«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<span style="font-size: 1.25rem;">» - Legal 500 EMEA, TMT, 2022</span>
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