Claude Schluep

lic. iur., Attorney-at-law & public notary (SO)

Year of birth: 1959
Bar exam: 1990


German | English | French

Preferred Areas of Practice:  

  • Intellectual Property Law: Trademark, designs, patents, copyrights, entertainment law, advertising law and protection of domain names
  • Competition law (unfair competition and anti-trust law)
  • Personal rights, data protection
  • Commercial law: Contracts and corporate law; publishing law                        


1982-1986 HSG University of St. Gallen / University of Berne (lic. iur.) | 1987 Assistant at Hornblower/Fischer in Munich | 1988-1990 education as attorney-at-law and notary | since 1990 public notary in Grenchen | 1991-1994 Associate at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property in the divisions international law, patent law, copyrights and trademarks (opposition board) | 1994-1997 Attorney-at-law in an IP-law office in Lucerne with specialisation in IP law | 1998-2005 Independent lawyer in an IP-law office in Berne with specialisation in IP law, active in legal consultancy and litigation | 2006 Co-Founder of the law office Schluep | Degen Attorneys-at-law, active in legal consultancy and litigation in the IP field.


  • The Opposition Procedure under the New Swiss Trademark Law, AJP 5/93
  • Watches and Trademark Law - Current Practice / Tendencies; in: Festschrift M. Amstutz, 2012
  • Intellectual Property in Architecture; in: Stöckli/Siegenthaler, Construction Design Contracts,  Zürich 2013

Further Profession-Related Activities:

Since 2000 member of the board in several companies  


AIPPI Switzerland | INTA | BAV | SAV | Kiwanis | ECTA | MARQUES


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