Manuel Bigler

Manuel Bigler

Senior Associate

Expertise

  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer
  • Media & Communications

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Switzerland

WSG Leadership

Patent Law Group
Member
Profile
Manuel Bigler is a senior associate in the firms’ Technology & Intellectual Property (IP) group. He advises and represents clients in all aspects of IP law with a particular focus on trademark, patent and copyright law. His practice also includes unfair competition, media and advertising law. He regularly advises clients in negotiating IP and technology-related agreements, such as license agreements. Manuel Bigler is further specialized in representing clients in disputes before courts and state authorities.

Manuel Bigler studied law at the University of Fribourg (MLaw 2012) and at the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London. Before joining Walder Wyss as an attorney, he served as a law clerk at a district court and worked as a research assistant at the University of Fribourg. He was admitted to the bar in 2017.

Managing IP has recognized Manuel Bigler as "Rising Star".

Manuel Bigler’s working languages are German and English. He also speaks French, has a basic knowledge of Spanish and has been learning Chinese for some years. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.
Areas of Practice

Antitrust & Competition | Art & Entertainment | Art, Entertainment & Sports | Information Technology & Telecommunications | Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer | Litigation | Media & Communications | Trade & Distribution

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments


Alentis Therapeutics erhält USD 67 Mio. im Rahmen einer Serie-B-Finanzierung

Swiss IT Security Group übernimmt keyon AG

Walder Wyss erwirkt bundesgerichtliches Grundsatzurteil für Merck in Kennzeichenrechtsstreit gegen MSD

HOCHDORF verkauft Pharmalys-Beteiligung

Seed Financing Round bei Premark Pharma GmbH

CHF 12.5 Million Finanzierungsrunde bei Alentis Therapeutics AG

Verkauf der ASIC Robotics AG und Reinvestition

DPE erwirbt AWK Group


Articles


Cancellation Request by Trademark Troll – Abusive?
Bundespatentgericht: Wenn die Anordnung für die Partei zu spät kommt
Vorentwurf für Teilrevision des Patentgesetzes veröffentlicht
Swiss Federal Supreme Court: Waving Goodbye to Waivers
Merck vs. MSD – When is online use considered use in Switzerland?
easyJet vs. easyBet: Hosting provider verpflichtet, markenverletzende Webseite zu entfernen
easyJet vs. easyBet – Hosting provider ordered to take down trademark infringing website
The Legal 500 Patent Litigation Country Comparative Guide
Bundesgericht entscheidet in Grundsatzentscheid zugunsten von Apple
TICK DIFFERENT: Apple verliert gegen Swatch vor Schweizer Gericht
Der Schutz von Produktausstattungen gegen Nachahmungen im Schweizer Lauterkeitsrecht
Kommentar zu Art. 17-20, Art. 21-27, Art. 61-69 und Art. 73-79 sowie Vorbem. zu Art. 21-27 und Art. 61-69 des Bundesgesetzes über den Schutz von Marken und Herkunftsangaben (MSchG)
Die EU Erbrechtsverordnung – Neue Herausforderungen für die internationale Nachlassplanung aus Schweizer Sicht
Wohnsitz oder gewöhnlicher Aufenthalt Die Anwendungsprobleme der europäischen Erbrechtsverordnung im Rechtsverkehr mit der Schweiz
EU Erbrechtsverordnung
Harmonisierung der Health Claims Gesetzgebung mit dem EU-Recht