Alban Shabani


Alban Shabani (master’s degree in law from the University of St Gallen School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs; attorney at law) has been a member of WEINMANN ZIMMERLI since the firm’s founding. Mr Shabani’s expertise covers contentious and non-contentious matters. For over a decade he has specialised in IP law and unfair competition law, with a focus on cross-border litigation as well as trademark, patent and unfair competition litigation. His practice also encompasses advising clients on commercial matters, especially contract drafting and negotiations (eg, licence and distribution agreements). Mr Shabani further supports his clients in the strategic and operative implementation of IP-related projects, as well as IP-portfolio management.

Clients appreciate Mr Shabani’s analytical approach to handling legal issues combined with a pragmatic solution delivery. In court and contract negotiations, he has a talent for finding common ground, which facilitates finding amicable solutions. Yet, he is fierce in defending his clients’ interests and tackles heated disputes rigorously.


  • 2015 junior partner at WEINMANN ZIMMERLI, Zurich
  • 2013 attorney at law at WEINMANN ZIMMERLI, Zurich
  • 2009 lawyer at a corporate law firm in Zurich

Mr Shabani is registered in the attorney’s register of the Canton of Zurich and thus admitted to practise before all Swiss courts as an attorney at law.

He speaks German, English, French and Albanian.

Professional associations

  • Ingress
  • INTA
  • ZAV

Firm details

Apollostrasse 2
PO Box
Zurich 8032

Contact details

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