Jeannette Wibmer
Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law
Partner
wibmer@b-legal.ch

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Education and Experience

  • Law Schools of Zurich and Geneva Universities (lic. iur. 1988; Dr. iur. 1994, Dissertation “Rechtsschutz von Produktausstattungen in Europa”)
  • Legal counsel to European Patent Attorneys near Zurich (1989 to 1993)
  • Admitted to the bar (1995)
  • Attorney at Law in international business law firms in and near Zurich (1995-2001)
  • London School of Economics (LL.M. 1997, International Business Law)
  • Member of the Canton of Zurich Constitutional Parliament (2001 to 2006)
  • Partner in international business law firm in Zurich and Zug (2001 to 2008)
  • Expert and coach in the venture competition of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (since 2001)
  • Listed as IPO advisor by SIX Swiss Exchange (since 2002)
  • Partner at Badertscher Attorneys at Law(since 2009)

Memberships

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES)
  • Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA)

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

Publications

New Federal Court decision on business judgement rule

New Federal Court decision on business judgement rule

New Federal Court decision on business judgement rule. A recent Swiss Federal Court decision clarified the circumstances under which the personal liability of board members or managers of a Swiss company for their business decisions and omissions can be reduced by applying the so-called ‘business judgement’ rule or, if the related prerequisites are not met in a particular case, based on other grounds.

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Trademarks in Switzerland: Registrations and settlings of disputes in and out of court

Trademarks in Switzerland: Registrations and settlings of disputes in and out of court

Trademarks in Switzerland: Registrations and settling of disputes in and out of court. Dr. Jeannette Wibmer, Attorney-at-Law and Partner of Badertscher Attorneys, Zurich and Zug, discusses the quality and effectiveness of the economic and trademark law framework in Switzerland which position its jurisdiction as internationally attractive also for the settling of global trademark disputes in and out of court in Switzerland.

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