Andrea Mondini joins TIMES Attorneys

September 29,2017

We are very pleased to announce that Andrea Mondini joins TIMES Attorneys as a new partner, as of 1st October 2017.

Andrea Mondini is one of the leading Swiss IP lawyers. His main areas of practice include litigation and arbitration of intellectual property disputes, with a focus on patent litigation, particularly in the pharmaceutical field. He also advises on licensing, distribution, franchising, R&D and technology transfer agreements.

Andrea has more than 25 years of experience in the IP field. Before joining TIMES Attorneys, he was a partner at Schellenberg Wittmer for 17 years. Andrea is one of the attorneys-at-law appearing most frequently before the Swiss Federal Patent Court.

Andrea Mondini is recognized a leading individual in the IP field in professional directories such as Chambers (Band 1), Legal 500 (leading individual), IAM1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (Band 1) and won the Client Choice Award 2016 for Switzerland in the category Intellectual Property / Trademarks.

Andrea is the perfect fit for our team and will significantly boost TIMES Attorneys’ practice in the IP and medical fields.

TIMES Attorneys ranked as Top Firm by BILANZ and Le Temps

July 4,2017

Only two years after its inception, TIMES Attorneys was ranked as top firm in a peer survey of more than 6500 attorneys, 400 in-house lawyers and the General Counsels of the 500 largest companies in Switzerland. TIMES Attorneys takes particular pride in being awarded as one of the best firms in three categories, namely in Intellectual Property Law, Sports Law and Technology Law.

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Stephan Netzle has become the new President of the Swiss ComCom

December 9,2016

At its session of 9 December 2016, the Swiss Federal Council has elected our partner Stephan Netzle as new president of the Federal Communication Commission (ComCom). He follows the outgoing president Marc Furrer as of 1 January 2017. The ComCom is the independent regulator for telecommunication in Switzerland. It consists of seven members elected by the Swiss government. It does however not receive instructions from the government or the department of communication ( Stephan Netzle has been a member of the ComCom since 2008. He will continue to practice as an attorney at law in our firm.