Barbara Gehri

Trademark Attorney ASPTA | MLawUZH


Barbara Gehri has been working in the field of intellectual property for over 25 years. While main focus is on trademark law, her expertise also includes design, domain, corporate and competition law as well as related areas of law.

She advises, assists and represents domestic and foreign clients in particular in the areas of strategic planning of trademark/design protection, IP searches and monitoring, IP registration, IP portfolio management, handling of official objections and refusals, opposition proceedings, examination and handling of IP infringements, settlement negotiations, contract drafting, settlement agreements, IP transfers, IP transactions, IP due diligence investigations, domain name disputes (incl. UDRP proceedings) and customs relief measures.

Barbara Gehri is well versed in the creation, development and management of domestic and international trademark and design portfolios in various industries such as pharmaceuticals, dental, chemicals, banking, insurance, health care, retail, film, fashion, food, tourism, public transport, construction, energy, logistics, architecture, machinery, paper, textiles, printing and art and represents clients before the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI), the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and the Swiss Federal Administrative Court (FAC).

Barbara Gehri studied law in Zurich, where she graduated with a licentiate (lic. iur. / MLaw UZH). She worked as a trademark attorney (partly in a leading position for a long time) in various renowned Swiss patent and trademark law firms and is Vice President of the Association of Swiss Patent and Trademark Attorneys ASPTA.

Working languages: English, German, French

Office: Zurich

Memberships: ASPTA (Association of Swiss Patent and Trademark Attorneys), INTA (International Trademark Association), INGRES (Institut für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz), FICPI (International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys), APRAM (association des practiciens du droit des marques et des modèles)

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