Attorney-at-Law, Dr. iur.
LL.M. Columbia Law School
Managing Associate

Stéphanie Chuffart-Finsterwald acts as counsel in intellectual property, unfair competition, privacy and data protection law. She has extensive experience in dealing with commercial contracts (e.g. licenses, technology transfer and R&D) as well as intellectual property portfolio management. In the field of data protection, she regularly advises clients with respect to cloud computing, transborder data transfers, registration of data files, and outsourcing issues. She frequently represents clients before Swiss jurisdictions and arbitral tribunals, including the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center. 

  • Geneva
  • French
  • English
  • German
  • Geneva Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Licensing Executives Society Switzerland (LES-CH)
Other activities | pro bono
  • Member of the Commission for innovation and modernization of the Geneva Bar Association
  • Editor for the Swiss review sic! (journal of intellectual property, information, and competition law)
T +41 58 220 36 00
F +41 58 220 36 01

5, rue Jacques-Balmat
P.O. Box 5839
1211 Geneva 11, Switzerland


A shining star in Geneva and WTR 1000 debutant Stéphanie Chuffart-Finsterwald “takes a hands-on approach and gets to know her clients’ markets inside out”. Portfolio management and licensing deals are dealt with smoothly by Chuffart-Finsterwald, she is “always on top of matters, highly reactive and very punctual”.

WTR 1000, Recommended Individual 2019