Since 02/2021Professor of Private Law with focus on Life Sciences Law and Intellectual Property Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Basel
Since 01/2020Member OECD Blockchain Expert Policy Advisory Board (BEPAB)
01/2019 – 12/2019

Fellow of the Digital Society Initiative (DSI), University of Zurich

06/2018 – 08/2018

Research Fellow at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), Berlin

04/2016 – 12/2020

Managing Director of the Center for Information Technology, Society, and Law (ITSL) at the University of Zurich, as of 08/2019 Scientific Director.

Since 05/2014

Co-Managing Director and since 12/2018 sole Managing Director and since 09/21 Chair of "Schweizer Forum für Kommunikationsrecht", the Swiss Forum for Communications Law (SF-FS)

04/2014 – 02/2016Attorney at law at Schellenberg Wittmer, Zurich

Admitted to the bar of the Canton of Zurich

12/2012 – 02/2013

Trainee at Schellenberg Wittmer, Zurich

04/2007 – 08/2011Doctorate University of Zurich / Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich
02/2011 – 06/2012Auditor and clerk at the District Court of Zurich
04/2007 – 02/2011Scientific project assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich
04/2004 – 04/2007Assistant and research fellow at the Chair of Intellectual Property Law of Prof. Dr. Reto M. Hilty, University of Zurich
10/2001 – 12/2006Law studies at the University of Zurich
08/1996 – 01/2001

Kantonsschule MNG Rämibühl, Zurich

08/1998 – 07/1999

Norton High School, Massachussetts, USA

      • ATRIP - International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property
      • DSI - Digital Society Initiative of the University of Zurich
      • ingres - Swiss Association for Intellectual Propery Law
      • LES Switzerland - Licensing Executives Society
      • MPI Alumni - Alumni Association "Friends and former employees of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition"
      • SCNAT - Forum for Genetic Research, Swiss Academy of Sciences
      • SF-FS - Schweizer Forum für Kommunikationsrecht (Managing Director)
      • UZH BCC - Blockchain Center of the University of Zurich (UZH)
      • ZBA/SBA - Zurich and Swiss Bar Association
        • Life sciences law
        • Law of the digital society
        • Innovation and creation protection law
        • Competition law