Dr iur Nicolas Mosimann > Kellerhals Carrard > Basel, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Kellerhals Carrard
Henric Petri-Strasse 35
P.O. Box 257
CH-4010 Basel
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Work Department

  • Intellectual property (in particular copyright and trademark law) and technology law
  • Corporate law and M&A (including private equity and venture capital)
  • Data protection
  • International commercial and contract law


Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner


  • since 2017: Partner at Kellerhals Carrard Basel
  • since 2017: Lecturer at Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW) for Mergers & Acquisitions, Advanced Management EMBA and CAS Advanced Management
  • since 2014: Lecturer at University of Basel (Switzerland), CAS in Cultural Policy and Cultural Law (Copyright, Corporate, Contract and Employment Law)
  • 2011: Secondment in the corporate legal department (litigation team) of Novartis International AG
  • 2009-2017: Attorney at Law at Kellerhals Carrard
  • 2007-2008: Various internships (e.g., at the Civil Court of Basel)
  • 2005-2007: Academic assistant to Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. h.c. Ernst A. Kramer at University of Basel


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • Basler Advokatenkammer
  • Basler Juristenverein
  • INGRES – Institut für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Licensing Executives Society
  • Statistisch-Volkswirtschaftliche Gesellschaft Basel
  • Verein Pro Iure


  • 2010: LL.M., University of Sydney
  • 2009: Bar Exam Canton Basel-Stadt (admitted to all Swiss Courts)
  • 2007: Dr. iur., University of Basel
  • 2004: lic. iur., University of Basel

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Data privacy and data protection

(Next Generation Partners)

Nicolas MosimannKellerhals Carrard

The data protection practice of Kellerhals Carrard is jointly headed by Nicolas Mosimann, Daniel Alder, Ralph Gramigna, Christophe Rapin and Stefano Perucchi. The practitioners of the team act for all types of clients, from start-ups to publicly listed companies and international financial institutions, on the full range of data protection matters, including international matters such as GDPR-related mandates. Frequently working together with other departments, such as TMT and fintech, the team takes on a variety of tasks concerning emerging markets, which include international data transfer arrangements, direct marketing issues, cloud computing, cybersecurity and tracking technology.

Switzerland > TMT

The TMT practice of Kellerhals Carrard is jointly headed by Daniel Alder, Daniel Emch and Nicolas Mosimann and acts in contentious and non-contentious matters with a focus on businesses’ IT strategies, including the IT aspects of due diligence on transactions and joint ventures. Clients include a broad variety of companies, from internet service providers and telecommunication companies to manufacturers of technological components as well as numerous tech start-ups that benefit from the firm’s dedicated start-up desk.

Switzerland > Healthcare and life sciences

Kellerhals Carrard impresses with ‘high analytical skills and great business acumen which make them a great team to work with.’ It regularly acts for pharma, life sciences and medtech companies as well as for doctors and hospitals. The group has considerable expertise in the regulatory space, compliance and investigations, as well as in related disputes, but also covers financing rounds and M&A transactions. Practice head Thomas Eichenberger is also well versed in tort and product liability law, competition law and contract law. Claudia Götz Staehelin is a specialist in contentious matters. Nicolas Mosimann and Beat Brechbuehl are the names to note in transactional queries. Oliver M. Brupbacherhas very profound knowledge in large-scale civil litigations.

Switzerland > Intellectual property

The intellectual property practice of Kellerhals Carrard is headed by Daniel Alder, Daniel Emch, Nicolas Mosimann and Stefano Perucchi, and provides advice regarding all types of IP, including patents, copyright, trade marks, designs, know-how and trade secrets. The unit is lauded for its ‘competence, reactivity and fairness‘ in contract negotiations which often regard distribution strategies, including license and franchise agreements. The team regularly appears before all types of courts to enforce IP rights and defend against infringement claims.