Patrick R. Schutte
MLaw HSG, Attorney at Law

 

+41 (0)44 385 81 00
schutte@wildschnyder.ch

 

 

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  • Practice Area


    • Trademarks
    • Designs
    • Company Names
    • Copyright
    • Unfair Competition
    • Domain Names and Social Media
    • Advertising Law
    • Contract Law
    • Food Law
    • Litigation
    • Data Protection
  • Portrait


    Patrick Schutte's practice mainly focuses on intellectual property rights (trademarks, designs and copyrights), unfair competition matters and IT-law. He advises and represents clients in litigation before Swiss courts as well as in administrative procedures before governmental authorities. He also advises national and international clients on a broad range of IP-related issues, such as advertising law and contract negotiations. As a previous trainee and associate in two of Switzerland’s major IP law firms, Patrick Schutte has gained experience both in contentious and strategic advisory work.

     

    Experience

    • since 2015 Associate with Wild Schnyder AG
    • 2014 Associate with the commercial law firm Meyerlustenberger Lachenal, Zurich
    • 2011-2013 Law Clerk at the District Court of Meilen
    • 2009-2010 Junior associate with the commercial law firm Lenz & Staehelin, Zurich
    • 2007 Trainee with Swiss International Air Lines AG, Kloten/Zurich

     

    Education

    • 2013 Admitted to the bar in Switzerland
    • 2010 MLaw University of St. Gallen (HSG)
    • 2002 Matura Typus B, KZU Bulach
  • Publications


    • Kennzeichenrecht - Entwicklungen 2016, njus.ch, Stämpfli Verlag, Bern 2017 (Co-Autorenschaft mit Dr. Barbara K. Müller)
    • Japan Tobacco successfully prevents registration of mark containing eagle device, World Trademark Review, February 2015
    • Praxis des Immaterialgüterrechts in der Schweiz - Bericht über die INGRES-Tagung vom 25. Juni 2014 in Zürich, sic! 11/2014, 729-740
    • Recht und Markenbewertung, Simon, J. / Schutte, P., sic! 12/2010, 926-929
    • Missbräuchliche Kündigung eines Arbeitsverhältnisses (BGer 4A_158/2010), ius.focus 2010, Nr. 197
  • Languages


    • German
    • English
    • French
  • Memberships


    • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
    • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
    • European Community Trademark Association (ECTA)
    • Institut für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz (INGRES)
  • English / German
    Geistiges Eigentum - Intellectual Property
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