Thierry Calame

Partner, Co-Head of Intellectual Property
Dr. iur, Attorney at Law, Dipl. nat. sc. ETH


German, English, French

Contact Details

Zurich Office


Dr. Thierry Calame is an expert in intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis in patent law. He has vast experience as counsel in patent, trademark, unfair competition and copyright litigation as well as IP related arbitration. Thierry Calame also sits as arbitrator in IP related arbitration. In addition, Thierry Calame advises on licensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions as well as pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues. He holds both a master’s degree in chemistry, and law.

Thierry Calame is permanent lecturer at the University of St.Gallen and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and has published on a wide range of intellectual property topics. He is the current President of the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW). From 2010 to 2014, he acted as Reporter General of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). Since 2017, he has been a member of the board of directors of Innosuisse, the federal agency for science-based innovation.

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property, Litigation and Arbitration, Patent, Copyright, Trademark and other IP-related Litigation, Licensing, Unfair Competition, Technology, Media & Telecoms


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