Attorney-at-Law, M.A. HSG, CIPP/E
Senior Associate

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Thierry Burnens is an associate in the firm’s IP/TMT department. He has a strong knowledge of intellectual property and information technology law, with an emphasis on matters in the digital economy and data protection. His practice entails advice and litigation for national and international clients. Prior to joining BianchiSchwald, he worked for a major global consulting firm as well as for boutique law firms in Zurich and Zug. He holds a Master Degree in Law and Economics from the University of St. Gallen and is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/E).


  • Zurich


  • Intellectual Property
  • Information Technology, Media and Data Protection
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Commercial and Contracts


  • German
  • English
  • Italian
  • French


  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Swiss LegalTech Association
  • German Society for Law and Informatics (DGRI)
  • INGRES (Swiss IP Association)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • SF/FS (Swiss Forum for Communications Law)
  • Zurich Bar Association


T +41 58 220 37 00
F +41 58 220 37 01


St. Annagasse 9
P.O. Box 1162
8021 Zurich, Switzerland