Andri Hess

Partner

Andri Hess is a partner and a member of Homburger's IP | IT, Litigation & Arbitration and Competition | Regulatory practice teams. He has extensive experience in representing clients in patent and other intellectual property rights related litigation and arbitration in a broad range of technical and industrial fields and within international contexts, as well as in negotiating and drafting intellectual property rights related contracts. Andri Hess also represents clients in regulatory matters before the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products and the Federal Office of Public Health.

Andri Hess is a board member of the Swiss group of AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle), a member of the Programme Committee and chair of the Standing Committee on Client Attorney Privilege of AIPPI International. Moreover, he is member of ASA (Swiss Arbitration Association), GRUR (Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V.), INGRES (Institut für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz) as well as of the Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations. Andri 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 of this, he published numerous articles in various intellectual property and especially in patent rights related topics, regularly holds presentations before Swiss and international professional associations, and he teaches at the University of Stockholm (intellectual property rights in arbitration proceedings) and at the Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (training course for the Swiss Patent Bar exam). Andri Hess is elected associate judge at the Swiss Federal Patent Court. He is fluent in German and English.

Career
  • 2009 Partner at Homburger
  • 2003 University of Virginia (LL.M.)
  • 2000 University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
  • 1999 Associate at Homburger
  • 1998 Bar admission
  • 1995 University of Zurich (lic. iur.)
Languages
German, English
Bar registration
At all Swiss courts
Address
Prime Tower
Hardstrasse 201
CH-8005 Zurich
P+41 43 222 16 66
F+41 43 222 15 00

Andri Hess is a partner and a member of Homburger's IP | IT, Litigation & Arbitration and Competition | Regulatory practice teams. He has extensive experience in representing clients in patent, other IPR related and technology focused litigation and arbitration in a broad range of technical fields. He is also experienced in representing clients in regulatory matters before governmental authorities.

Career
  • 2009 Partner at Homburger
  • 2003 University of Virginia (LL.M.)
  • 2000 University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
  • 1999 Associate at Homburger
  • 1998 Bar admission
  • 1995 University of Zurich (lic. iur.)
Languages
German, English
Bar registration
At all Swiss courts
P+41 43 222 16 66
F+41 43 222 15 00
Address
Prime Tower
Hardstrasse 201
CH-8005 Zurich