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LALIVE

35 RUE DE LA MAIRIE, PO BOX 6569, 1211 GENEVA 6, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 105 20 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 105 20 60
Email:
Web:
www.lalive.ch
Geneva, London, Zurich

Thomas Widmer

Tel:
Work +41 58 105 2000
Email:
LALIVE

Work Department

Intellectual Property; Litigation - Domestic and Cross Border

Position

Counsel. Thomas Widmer joined LALIVE as an associate in 2007. His main areas of practice are domestic litigation and intellectual property.

Career

Thomas Widmer trained in Geneva with Rouvinet Eigenheer Beguin (2005-2006) and at the finance department of the City of Geneva (2004). He also participated as a member of the Geneva Law Faculty team to the 2003 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna.

Languages

French, English, Spanish, German

Member

Member of the Copyright Special Committee of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI),the International Trademark Association (INTA) and the Association Romande de Propriété Intellectuelle (AROPI).

Education

Law degree from the University of Geneva (2003) and also studied at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands (2002). He also holds three World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) certificates ("General Course on Intellectual Property", "Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications" and "Patents").


Switzerland

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

The 'responsive, clear and practical' practice at LALIVE has 'excellent capabilities in the field of intellectual property, commercial and contract law', mostly covering contentious trade mark, design, domain name, copyright, patent and unfair competition matters. Another specialism is IT-related work, such as data protection and agreements setting out licences, franchises and outsourcing measures. 'Competent, efficient and dedicated' key counsel Thomas Widmer counts IKKS Group, Better Cotton Initiative, Gendream and Ideogen among his clients.

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Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

LALIVE has international experience in banking and finance, dispute resolution and private client law. The Geneva team includes Alexander Troller, Domitille Baizeau, Dr Marc Henzelin, Sandrine Giroud , Matthias SchererMichael E Schneider, Thomas Widmer and Dr Veijo Heiskanen.

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