Andri Hess

Andri Hess

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Andri Hess is a partner and a member of Homburger’s IP/IT, litigation and arbitration and competition/regulatory practice teams. He has extensive experience in representing clients in patent, trademark, other IP rights and unfair competition, as well as other technology-related litigation and arbitration in a broad range of technical and industrial fields and within international contexts, as well as in negotiating and drafting IP rights-related contracts. He also represents clients in regulatory matters before the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products and the Federal Office of Public Health.

Mr Hess is an associate judge of the Swiss Federal Patent Court.

Mr Hess is a board member of the Swiss group of AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle), and a member of the Programme Committee and the Standing Committee on Client Attorney Privilege of AIPPI International. He is also member of ASA (Swiss Arbitration Association), GRUR (Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V.) and INGRES (Institut für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz), as well as of the Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations

Mr Hess is editor of the journal Life Science Recht – The Law Journal for Pharma, Biotech and Medtech, as well as of the only commentary of the Swiss Federal Act on the Federal Patent Court. Aside from this, he published numerous articles in various intellectual property, and especially patent rights-related, topics; regularly holds presentations before Swiss and international professional associations; and teaches at the University of Stockholm (intellectual property rights in arbitration proceedings) and the Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (training course for the Swiss Patent Bar exam). Mr Hess is fluent in German and English.

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