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Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL)

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Dr Michael Reinle

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Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd

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Technology, Media and Telecommunication | Digital, Data Privacy & E-Commerce | Public Law, Regulatory


Michael Reinle is a member of the firm’s digital, data privacy & e-commerce as well as the technology, media and telecommunication groups. He focuses on data protection and IT-technology law. He also has broad experience in regulatory matters concerning foodstuff, consumer goods, and medicinal products. Michael Reinle further advises and represents clients from a broad range of industries in intellectual property, unfair competition and advertising law matters.


Partner with Bühlmann Attorneys at Law (2015), Zurich, Associate with Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law, Zurich (2010), Associate with Geissmann Attorneys at Law, Baden (2010), Admitted to the Swiss bar (2004), Legal Trainee with Pestalozzi Lachenal Patry, Zurich (2001)


German, English, French, Spanish


Swiss Institute for IP rights (INGRES), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), International Trademark Association (INTA), AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle), ITechLaw (International Technology Law Association), LES (Licensing Executive Society)


University of Chicago Law School (LL.M.) (2010), University of St. Gallen, Dr. iur. (2007), Academic Assistant, Institute for Public Business Law, University of St. Gallen (2004), University of St. Gallen (2001)


Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

As one of the ‘leading firms in Switzerland’, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL) also fields a highly reputed IP practice that covers trade mark, copyright and design matters, patent litigation and advertising. The group is particularly often retained by pharmaceutical industry clients and recently represented Gilead Sciences in all patent disputes related to tenofovir. Other highlight work included representing Max Bill Stiftung in a copyright infringement matter concerning its design icons. Michael Ritscherthinks strategically and has extensive knowledge of the court system’, while pharma patent lawyer Simon Holzer and trade mark and design expert Peter Schramm are other prominent practitioners. Michael Reinle and Lukas Bühlmann joined from their former boutique firm Bühlmann Rechtsanwälte.

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Within: Next generation lawyers

Michael Reinle - Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd

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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