Whether you want to protect an innovation, market a brand, plan and develop IT structures, engage in a joint research project, act as a sponsor, do business over the Internet, handle personal data, obtain advice on telecommunication services, prevent a competitor from infringing your IP rights, or bring your advertisement into line with Swiss law, Pestalozzi's IP & TMT lawyers are the right choice.

We provide our clients with results-oriented, effective and realizable solutions for all aspects of intellectual property (IP), unfair competition and data protection law, as well as telecommunications and media and technology law (TMT). Naturally, also in connection with dispute resolution, M&A transactions and related legal compliance questions.

As part of one of Switzerland's most respected law firms, we serve each client’s needs with broad expertise and innate integrity. We understand IP & TMT as a strategic key value of growing significance, as well as a means to protect and fuel our clients' core business success.


    • Trademarks, copyrights, designs and patents
    • Know-how and trade secrets
    • Domain names, trade dress and company names
    • Licensing, franchising and sponsoring
    • Unfair competition and anti-counterfeiting/piracy
    • Research and development
    • Data protection and privacy
    • Computer, Internet and information technology (IT)
    • Telecommunications
    • Social media
    • Advertising
    • Media
    • Pharmaceutical products and medical devices
    • Foodstuffs
    • Distribution and technology transfer
    • Product liability


International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property/Association Internationale pour la Protéction de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI); International Trademark Association (INTA); Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale (ALAI); Ligue Internationale du Droit de la Concurrence (LIDC); Swiss Institute for Intellectual Property (INGRES); Swiss Forum for Communication Law (SF-FS); Licensing Executives Society (LES); ECOMLEX; and Swiss Telecommunications Association (ASUT)