Dr. Reinhard Oertli, LL.M.

Partner, Zurich
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal
Rechtsanwälte | Attorneys at law
Forchstrasse 452 | Postfach 1432 | 8032 Zürich | Switzerland
T +41 44 396 91 91 | F +41 44 396 91 92


Partner with Meyerlustenberger Lachenal (since 2004)

Partner and head of the IT/IP service line in a major business advisory and auditing firm in Zurich (1999-2003) 

Associate in a major business advisory and auditing firm in Zurich (1993-1998)

Admitted to the bar in New York (1990)

University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.M. (1989)

Associate with internationally active business law firms in Zurich and Philadelphia (1988-1992)

Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (1988)

University of Zurich, Dr. iur. (1988)

Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany (1985)

University of Zurich, lic. iur. (1982)

Other Activities

Former Ordinary Judge at the Court of Cassation of the Canton of Zurich


All Swiss courts; New York Bar


German, English, Italian, French


INGRES - Praxis des Immaterialgüterrechts in der Schweiz 1. Juli 2015 | Urheberrecht: Anmerkungen zu den Bibliotheks-Entscheiden, Juli 2015 | PDF

Concerns over proposed patent exemption for physicians and pharmacies in Switzerland | Kluwer Patent Blog, 3 June 2015 | PDF | www

Liability of E-Commerce Plattforms for Copyright and Trademark Infringement, A World Tour | Landslide 7/5, May/June 2015 | PDF


American Bar Association

INGRES, AIPPI (Member of the board of AIPPI Switzerland, Member of the standing committee on design right of AIPPI International), ABA (Intellectual Property Section and International Law and Practice Section)

ASA, LCIA (Arbitration)

Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Legal Chapter

Camera di Commercio Italiana per la Svizzera

Various board memberships


  • Sara Zanon
  • Zurich
  • Geneva
  • Zug
  • Lausanne
  • Brussels