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Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL)

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Reinhard Oertli

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Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd

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Technology, Media and Telecommunication | Patents and Life Sciences | Arbitration and Litigation


Reinhard Oertli has acted for a broad range of clients in the telecommunications and media sector, focusing on internet and cross-technology solutions. He has represented clients in administrative procedures, litigation and arbitration, and has helped to develop and structure business models in the area of new technologies. Reinhard Oertli regularly advises on outsourcing projects.


Partner with Meyerlustenberger Lachenal (since 2004), Partner and head of the IT/IP service line in a major business advisory and auditing firm in Zurich (1999–2003), Associate in a major business advisory and auditing firm in Zurich (1993–1998), Admitted to the bar in New York (1990), Associate with internationally active business law firms in Zurich and Philadelphia (1988–1992), Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (1988)


German, English, Italian, French


Former Ordinary Judge at the Court of Cassation of the Canton of Zurich, Member of the board of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property Switzerland (AIPPI), Member of the standing committee on design right of AIPPI International, American Bar Association (ABA), Swiss Institute for IP rights (INGRES), The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Legal Chapter, Camera di Commercio Italiana per la Svizzera, Associazione Internazionale Giuristi di Lingua Italiana (AIGLI), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik (DGRI), Zürcher Anwaltsverband (ZAV)


University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.M. (1989), University of Zurich, Dr. iur. (1988), Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany (1985), University of Zurich, lic. iur. (1982)


Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL) acts for companies, creditors and investors on debt collection, transactions, insolvency proceedings and contentious matters. Highlight work included advising DK Company on insolvency proceedings of its Swiss distributor. Marcel Lustenberger, Alexander Vogel, Christian Schilly, Alain Le Fort and Reinhard Oertli are the key contacts.

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Within: TMT

Expert firmMeyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL)impresses with very short response times, practical and tailored advice, as well as a pragmatic, client-oriented approach at affordable rates’. Focus areas include copyright and regulatory advice to broadcasters, IT outsourcings and cloud-computing projects, e-commerce, data protection and analytics, technology transfer, investments, TMT disputes and IP law topics. Teo Jacob, Salza and Assia are exemplary clients. ‘Clear communicatorLukas Bühlmann and ‘competent data protection specialistMichael Reinle, who both joined from former boutique firm Bühlmann Rechtsanwälte in July 2017, as well as the ‘constructive and pragmaticReinhard Oertli are recommended.

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