Dr iur Georg Rauber > Homburger > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Homburger
PRIME TOWER
HARDSTRASSE 201
8005 ZURICH
Switzerland

Work Department

IP / IT.

Position

Partner. Headed Homburger IP/IT practice until end of 2020 and continues heading the Homburger TMT practice. Further, Georg is sponsoring partner of the Homburger TechGroup. Main areas of work include IT related transactions, software distribution, IT and business process outsourcing, general intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights), licensing and technology transfer, sports and entertainment and telecommunications. In all areas: transactional and contentious work.

Career

Qualified in 1988. Joined Homburger in 1988, becoming Partner in 1996.

Languages

German, English.

Memberships

2011/2012 President of the Zurich Bar, since 2016 Member of the Zurich Bar Supervisory Board. Since 2021 Vice President of the Swiss Bar.

Education

Graduated as Dr iur from University of Zurich in 1987.

Leisure

Golf, Ski.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Intellectual property

(Hall of Fame)

Georg RauberHomburger

Homburger covers the full range of intellectual property matters, including patent litigation, with ‘excellent legal knowledge and a practical approach‘. The practice is headed by Gregor Bühler, who specialises in transactional intellectual property matters, licensing and distribution agreements as well as arbitration, and Andri Hess, who is considered ‘one of the top patent litigators in Switzerland‘ and is adept at negotiating and drafting intellectual property contracts. The ‘highly motivated team‘ includes Georg Rauber, a specialist for patent, copyright and trade mark disputes. The unit has particular expertise in regulated sectors, such as the financial services, pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors.

Switzerland > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Georg RauberHomburger

Homburger acts for a varied client base, from traditional telecommunications and media companies to IT, fintech and crypto start-ups, with a broad spread of expertise and the ability to draw from the expertise of the firm’s other departments for interdisciplinary matters, for example in a dispute resolution context. The practice boasts an enviable track record of transactions in the TMT sector. Georg Rauber, a transactions and litigation specialist, heads the TMT practice. Luca Dal Molin is noted for his expertise in software, IT and data protection matters and is experienced in technology transactions.

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

The team at Homburger has a comprehensive offering with particularly deep experience in capital markets, banking and finance as well as corporate and M&A, tax and dispute resolution. Marcel Dietrich and Franz Hoffet head the team’s regulatory and competition service offering. Banking, finance and capital markets matters are the key focus areas of Benedikt Maurenbrecher, Jürg Frick and René Bösch while Daniel Daeniker has a corporate M&A focus and Dieter Grünblatt covers the tax aspects of transactions. Balz Gross and Felix Dasser specialise in litigation and arbitration. Also noted is intellectual property expert Georg Rauber.