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Prof. Dr. Peter Georg Picht, LL.M. (Yale)

Of Counsel

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19

P.O. Box 2201

8021 Zurich
Switzerland

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 5254
F +41 44 215 5200

Languages:
German, English, French

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 5254
F +41 44 215 5200

Peter Georg Picht is a professor of law and holds the Chair for Business and Commercial Law at the University of Zurich and is the chair of the Center for Intellectual Property & Competition Law (CIPCO). He is Of Counsel in Schellenberg Wittmer's Competition Group and IP Group. He regularly advises and represents clients in the areas of competition law, intellectual property law, private international and procedural law, and arbitration.

Career

Professional Experience
2016
Full Professor for business and commercial law, Zurich University
2016
Affiliated Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich
2013-2016
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich
2008-2012
Zurich University, Chair Prof. Dr. Dominique Jakob
2008
Cooperation with international law firms
2005/2006
Directorate General for Competition, European Commission, Brussels
2000-2008
Institute for International Private and Business Law, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich

Education and Admission
2017
Qualification for Professorship (Habilitation), Munich University
2012/2013
LL.M., Yale Law School
2011
Doctorate (summa cum laude, Fakultätspreis), Munich University
2008
Second State Exam and Bar Admission in Germany, registered in Switzerland (Art. 28 BGFA)

Additional Professional Activities
  • Center for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Zurich – CIPCO (Chairman)
  • Munich IP Dispute Resolution Forum (Board member)
  • Academic Society for Competition Law - ASCOLA (Board member)
  • Deutsche Vereinigung für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR)
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Association Internationale de Droit Économique (Board member)