Sarah Leins-Zurmuehle
Zurich

Dr. des. Sarah Leins-Zurmuehle

Associate

+41 44 215 3627

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Ursula Hotz

Assistant


ursula.hotz@swlegal.ch

Sarah Leins-Zurmuehle is an Associate in our Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, and Competition and Antitrust Groups. She acts as counsel in disputes relating to patents, trademarks, copyright, and competition and antitrust. She also advises on non-contentious matters in these fields as well as in licensing and distribution. Sarah further acts as a mediator for business and intellectual property matters, and represents a listed WIPO Neutral of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center's List of Mediators.

Career

Professional Experience
2020
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
2017-2019
Law Clerk at the District Court of Zurich
2017
Trainee Law Clerk at the District Court of Dielsdorf
2015-2016
Trainee Lawyer in a Zurich law firm
2013-2015
Assistant at the Chair of Prof. Dr. Dr. Markus Ruffner, University of St. Gallen
2010-2013
Teamleader Copyright in a Zurich law firm
Education and Admission
2020
Certified Mediator Swiss Bar Association (Mediatorin SAV)
2020
Bar Admission in Switzerland
2015
Visiting Researcher, Harvard University
2014
PhD candidate in ICT and Intellectual Property Law at the Chair of Prof. Dr. Florent Thouvenin, University of Zurich
2014-2015
Accreditation as Mediator and Business Mediator, Konstanzer Schule für Mediation
2013
Master of Law, University of Zurich
2012
Bachelor of Law, University of Zurich
Additional Professional Activities
  • Founding Member of 'mediationsexperten', Association for mediation in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.
  • Founding Partner of Medienkurs.ch, a school program to educate children and young adults in the field of media competence and in dealing with social networks.
 

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