Thierry Calame

Partner and Head of Intellectual Property Group, Lenz & Staehelin, past Reporter General, AIPPI Switzerland

Dr. Thierry Calame is a partner of Lenz & Staehelin and the Co-Head of its Intellectual Property  practice group. He is an expert in intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis in patent law. Thierry Calame has vast experience as counsel in patent, trademark, unfair competition and copyright litigation as well as IP related arbitration. He also sits as arbitrator in IP and technology related arbitration. In addition, Thierry Calame advises on icensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions as well as pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues. He holds both a masters degree in chemistry and law.  
Thierry Calame is permanent lecturer at the University of St.Gallen and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and has published on a wide range of intellectual property topics. He is a member of the Board of the Swiss Group of AIPPI, a member of the Board of EPLAW (European Patent Lawyers Association) and Co-Chair of the AIPPI Committee on the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court. 
Thierry Calame acted as Reporter General of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) from 2010 to 2014.