Marco Handle

Attorney at Law at WEINMANN ZIMMERLI

Marco Handle has been a member of WEINMANN ZIMMERLI’s litigation department since 2014 and became a junior partner in 2016. His practice covers contentious and non-contentious matters in the field of intellectual property with a special focus on trademark, unfair competition and copyright issues. He also advises clients on data protection and commercial matters. Dr Handle frequently writes on IP topics, especially on Swiss and European copyright law.

Before joining WEINMANN ZIMMERLI, Dr Handle studied law at the University of Zurich and worked at the chair for IP and commercial law of the same university. There, he obtained a doctoral degree summa cum laude for his thesis on the copyright protection of the idea. His thesis received the Professor Walther Hug Award as one of the best Swiss theses of 2014. Since joining the IP team of top-tier law firm WEINMANN ZIMMERLI, Dr Handle has specialised in copyright, trademark and unfair competition law, with a focus on complex litigation cases.

According to WTR 1000, Dr Handle “uses his unbelievable intellect to take the lead on negotiations and navigates clients through tricky disputes with precision and loyalty”. In 2018, Dr Handle was recognised as a “Rising Star” by Managing IP.

Dr Handle speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar and admitted to practise in the whole of Switzerland.

Professional associations

  • AIPPI
  • INTA
  • GRUR

Firm details

WEINMANN ZIMMERLI
Apollostrasse 2
PO Box
Zurich
Switzerland

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