Rechtsanwalt, Dr. iur.
LL.M. University of Michigan
Nebenamtlicher Richter am Bundespatentgericht

Christoph Gasser (Dr. iur. (Bern); LLM (Michigan)), Partner und Leiter der Fachgruppe IP/TMT, verfügt über langjährige Erfahrung in der Beratung und Prozessführung in allen Bereichen des Immaterialgüterrechts und Informatikrechts sowie in der Marken- und Designverwaltung. Christoph Gasser wirkt auch als Geschäftsführer des Instituts für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz (INGRES), nebenamtlicher Richter am Schweizer Bundespatentgericht, Gerichtsexperte und Prüfungsexperte an der schweizerischen Patentanwaltsprüfung. Er ist Verfasser zahlreicher Publikationen zum Immaterialgüterrecht sowie häufiger Vortragsredner.

  • Zürich
  • Deutsch
  • Englisch
  • Französisch
  • INTA (International Trademark Association)
  • ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association)
  • LES (Licensing Executives Society)
  • AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
  • INGRES (Institut für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz; Swiss IP Association)
  • VSP (Verband Schweizerischer Patentanwälte und Markenanwälte)
  • SF/FS (Schweizer Forum für Kommunikationsrecht)
  • Zürcher Anwaltsverband
  • Schweizerischer Anwaltsverband
  • ASA (Schweizerische Vereinigung für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit)
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  • Nebenamtlicher Richter am Schweizer Bundespatentgericht
  • Geschäftsführer INGRES (Institut für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz)
  • Prüfungsexperte an der schweizerischen Patentanwaltsprüfung
  • Dozent am IGE-Vorbereitungskurs zur schweizerischen Patentanwaltsprüfung
  • Mitglied INTA Bulletin Sub-Committee Law & Practice: Europe & Central
  • Mitveranstalter der "INTA Round Tables" für die Schweiz
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The “incredibly knowledgeable” Christoph Gasser “has a fantastic understanding of the business requirements”. Another client adds: “We know that we will receive thoughtful advice whenever we reach out to him.”

Chambers Europe 2018


The “brilliant” Christoph Gasser comes highly recommended as “one of the best lawyers in Switzerland” for trademarks work. WWL also says that he is “a top practitioner” with a superb reputation as a trademark litigator. He is also “very skilled” in trademark prosecutions and transactions.

Who’s Who Legal: Trademarks 2018


"Litigator Christoph Gasser is “willing to go the distance and is available for his clients 24/7”. The practice spearhead is “an entrepreneurial thinker who understands business structures and takes company policies into account when giving advice”, enthuses one patron. “His attention to detail is unparalleled. He provides prompt, detailed and thorough responses – you always get great service and an impeccable finished product.” His business-savvy guidance has recently been sought out by numerous top-dollar clients."

World Trademark Review  2019


“His work is extraordinary: he is one of the most intelligent, meticulous and precise lawyers anywhere – nothing goes unnoticed; he is also the fastest practitioner you will ever meet – Christoph is available at almost any time, and always responds within hours. His insights are unparalleled, his thoughtful and clear-cut advice: you can have 100% trust in his guidance.”

World Trademark Review  2018


“Christoph Gasser draws praise for his broad range of knowledge and deep expertise in trademark prosecution.

Who is Who Legal Switzerland 2017


“Incredible intelligence, sound judgement, immense know-ledge and sublime theoretical understanding’ elevate him to the profession’s top table. He ‘always goes the extra mile’; clients are reassured by his ‘responsive approach and ability to explain extremely complicated legal matters’, and hail him as ‘one of the best trademark counsels globally and someone upon whom you can rely totally.” 

World Trademark Review  2017


“Christoph is extremely competent; he responds quickly and has good connections with lawyers all over the world.”

Client Choice 2017 


“Christoph Gasser is a very experienced IP specialist with impressive knowledge. Besides, he has a hands-on approach and is always looking for practical solutions.”

Chambers Europe 2017


“Christoph Gasser heads the IP practice at BianchiSchwald LLC and receives outstanding feedback across the market. Sources state: ‘He was absolutely splendid. It was the personal attention and commitment that I found quite unique in a lawyer.’”

Chambers Europe 2016