Markus Frick

Partner at Walder Wyss Ltd

Markus Frick heads Walder Wyss’s IT, IP and competition team. He specialises in all aspects of IP law with a particular focus on trademarks, patents and unfair competition law. Other areas of expertise include media law, as well as food and drugs regulations. He routinely represents clients in complex and cross-border litigations before courts and administrative bodies. He advises clients on the development and management of IP rights, related contracts and transactions. He speaks and publishes regularly on topics in his areas of practice.

Born in 1970, Mr Frick was educated at the University of Zurich (lic iur 1995, JD 2000) and New York University School of Law (LLM 2001). He is admitted to the New York Bar and prior to joining Walder Wyss worked as an associate in both a Zurich and a New York law firm.

The WTR 1000 acknowledges Mr Frick as “undoubtedly one of the best trademark lawyers in Switzerland”. The Legal 500Legal ExpertsMIP IP Stars and WIPR Leaders all list Mr Frick among their leading individuals, while LMG Life Sciences lists him as a Life Science Star in Switzerland for intellectual property.

Mr Frick speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich and New York Bars and admitted to practise in the whole of Switzerland.

Professional associations

  • INTA

Sample client list

  • ABB Asea Brown Boveri
  • Alcon Inc
  • Amazon
  • American Airlines
  • AT&T
  • easyGroup/easyJet
  • Microsoft
  • Nestlé
  • Pret A Manger

Firm details

Walder Wyss Ltd
Seefeldstrasse 123
Zurich 8034

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