Isler & Pedrazzini


Giesshübelstrasse 45
CH-8045 Zürich

Tel:+41 44 283 47 00
Fax:+41 44 283 47 47

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Managing Partner: Harry Frischknecht

Quick facts:

Established : 1910
Number of partners: 10
Number of practitioners: 16
Languages : German, English, French and Italian

Being founded in 1910, Isler & Pedrazzini AG has grown from a medium-sized firm to one of the largest and leading intellectual property law firms in Switzerland. Isler & Pedrazzini AG is specialising in all aspects of protection and enforcement of intellectual property law, including specialised advice in patents, trademarks, copyright, design and domain names protection, as well as licensing, prosecution, litigation and related legal and commercial matters. Our team leads and coordinates anti-counterfeiting campaigns, in particular transnational strategies from piracy hotspots in South America, East Europe to Asia, working with associated law firms, customs officials, public prosecutors and police forces worldwide.

Our experienced staff of 43 attorneys, paralegals, administrators and assistants provide tailor-made services for our longstanding clients ranging from major companies in all areas of business, including apparel, alcoholic beverages, automotive, chemical, cosmetics, computers, cutlery, electronics, engineering, foods, fragrances, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, sanitary, security and travel gear, to smaller companies and individuals.

Network Memberships
Our attorneys are member of different international organisations as; AIPPI, INTA, LES, FICPI, ECTA, ALAI, MARQUES and national Swiss organisations as; ASPTA, VESPA, INGRES

Key IP Areas:

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Designs
  • Copyright
  • Domain Names
  • Anti-Piracy
  • Contracts
  • Plant Variety
  • Trade Secrets
  • Geographical Indications
  • Filing & Prosecution
  • IP Office Proceedings
  • Litigation
  • Strategy & Advisory


Sector Expertise

  • Engineering
  • Green Technology
  • ICT & Software
  • Instruments
  • Life Sciences & Chemistry
  • Medical Devices
  • Optics & Photonics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Robotics & Nanotechnology
  • Telecommunication
  • Universities & Research