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Bar Admission: 2010
Office: Zurich
Languages: German, English, French

Contact

Dr. Samuel Klaus, LL.M.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 3695
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Dr. Samuel Klaus, LL.M.

Senior Associate

Contact

Dr. Samuel Klaus, LL.M.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 3695
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Samuel Klaus is a senior associate in our Information and Communication Technology and Intellectual Property Group in Zurich. His main areas of practice include information and communication technology (ICT), intellectual property (IP) and data protection/data privacy (DP). He advises clients regarding technology projects, outsourcing transactions and in all matters related to software development, licensing and e-commerce as well as in security and technology related compliance matters and data protection/data privacy issues.

Samuel Klaus was educated at the Universities of Zurich (lic.iur. 2002, Dr.iur./Ph.D. 2009), KU Leuven (Belgium) and UC Berkeley, USA (LL.M. in Law and Technology 2014). After his LL.M. he worked as an associate at one of the top technology lawfirms in the Silicon Valley (Mountain View, USA). He has working experience as a teaching and research assistant at the University of Zurich, as judicial secretary at the District Court of Zurich and as legal counsel for a large technology consulting company as well as for a large public utility company in the energy sector. Before joining Schellenberg Wittmer in 2016, Samuel Klaus worked as an associate in the Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Competition Team of a major law firm in Zurich.

Samuel Klaus is registered with the Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations and admitted to practice in all Switzerland. He is member of the Information Security Society Switzerland (ISSS) and of the Licensing Executives Society Switzerland (LES-CH). He regularly speaks and publishes in his fields of expertise and holds a position as instructor at a center of learning for construction specialists.