Andri Hess

Partner at Homburger AG

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 IP 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 IP rights-related contracts. Mr Hess also represents clients in regulatory matters before the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products and the Federal Office of Public Health.

Mr Hess is a board member of the Swiss group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) a member of the Programme Committee and chair of the Standing Committee on Client Attorney Privilege of AIPPI International. He is also a member of the Swiss Arbitration Association, the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the Swiss Association for Intellectual Property Law, as well as of the Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations. Mr Hess is the editor of Life Science Recht – a law journal for the pharmaceuticals, biotech and medtech industries, as well as of the only commentary of the Swiss Federal Act on the Federal Patent Court. In addition, he has published numerous articles on various IP topics, especially patent rights; he regularly gives talks before Swiss and international professional associations, and teaches at the University of Stockholm (IP rights in arbitration proceedings) and at the Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (training course for the Swiss Patent Bar exam). Mr Hess is elected associate judge at the Swiss Federal Patent Court. He is fluent in German and English.

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Professional associations

  • AIPPI
  • GRUR
  • INGRES

Firm details

Homburger AG
Prime Tower
Hardstrasse 201
Zurich 8005
Switzerland

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