Bugnion Ballansat Ehrler

Bugnion Ballansat Ehrler

Lorenz Ehrler

Lorenz Ehrler studied law at the University of Zurich, where he obtained a doctorate in law with a thesis in copyright law, as well as at the University of Barcelona, where he completed a masters program in European law and obtained the Máster de Estudios Europeos (M.E.E.).

Lorenz Ehrler was legal counsel with an important industrial group and an associate with the well known business law firm Lenz & Staehelin, in particular as a member of its Intellectual Property Department. As of January 1, 2004 he became a partner of Ute Bugnion.

His practice focuses on commercial litigation, IP / IT, contract and corporate law, public procurement law, NGOs and not for profit.

He serves as a panelist in domain name arbitration proceedings under the auspices of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Furthermore, he is a lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property for classes preparing the Swiss Patent Bar examination.

According to the 2017 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, “He is extremely responsive, very pragmatic and professional, and has a sharp scientif understanding of the law”.


Das Folgerecht / Le droit de suite, Eine rechtsvergleichende Untersuchung im Lichte des europäischen Rechts, Zurich 2001

(avec Guy Vermeil) eCommerce in Switzerland, in: David C. Jacobson / Marshall S. Shapo / Anne Nicholson Weber, International eCommerce, Business and Legal Issues, Chicago 2001

Nouveaux noms de domaine .info et .biz, et le “cybersquatting”, in : Jusletter, 2 July2001

“schweiz.ch“.-.Anmerkungen zum Expertenentscheid vom 24. Mai, in: Jusletter, 17 July2006

Das Patentrecht als Mittel zur Umgehung der internationalen Erschöpfung, Ehrler L. / Schnyder F.
in: sic! 2007, 397

Commentary of art. 70 à 72h LPM, 75 à 75h LDA, 46 à 49 LDes, 68 et 86a à 86k LBI, in de Werra / Gilliéron (éditeurs), Propriété intellectuelle, Commentaire romand, Basel 2013

Book report : Becker, Joëlle, La vente aux enchères d’objets d’art en droit privé suisse: représentation, relations contractuelles et responsabilités, Studies in Art Law 21, Geneva/Zurich/Basel 2011, in RSJ 109 (2013), p. 150 et seq.