Marc Wullschleger

Dr. iur.

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Marc Wullschleger

Dr. iur.

Professional Training

  • Graduated from the Universities of Lucerne (BLaw, 2007) and Berne (MLaw, 2009; Dr. iur. 2014)
  • Admitted to the Bar in 2015
  • Languages: German and English


  • Lawyer for an insurance company in Lucerne (2008) and a consulting company in the field of integrated security matters in Sursee (2009)
  • Research Fellow and Ph.D. Candidate for a Swiss National Science Foundation research project on third party liability in Intellectual Property Law at the University of Berne (2009 to 2011) and Academic Assistant to Prof. Dr. Cyrill P. Rigamonti (2011 to 2012)
  • Legal interships for an Intellectual Property boutique in Berne (2012) and at the Public Prosecutor's Office of the Canton of Aargau (2013)
  • Candidate and Deputy Law Clerk at the Commercial Court of the Canton of Berne (2013 to 2014)
  • Joined Isler & Pedrazzini AG in 2015
  • Editor sic! Journal for Intellectual Property, Information and Competition Law since 2016

Areas of Practice

  • Trademarks, trade names, domain names
  • Unfair competition
  • Copyright, designs
  • Contracts
  • Licensing

Special Field of Expertise

  • Copyright


  • EuGH: Unzulässiger Import von Gabelstaplern mit entfernten Originalmarken, sic! 2019/2, 101 et seq.
  • Danger of Confusion with respect to partially identical word marks, sic! 7+8/2018, p. 393 et seq. (with Mischa Senn)
  • On contributory copyright infringement, sic! 2/2018, p. 47 et seq. (with Cyrill P. Rigamonti)
  • Protection of GUIs under Swiss IP-Law, sic! 12/2017, p. 765 et seq. (co-author as a member of the Swiss AIPPI Group)
  • Patent- und markenrechtliche Auswirkungen des «Brexit», Swiss Export Journal, 1st quarter 2017, p. 20 et seq. (with Deborah Pestalozzi)
  • Linking and making available on the Internet, sic! 11/2016, p. 615 et seq. (co-author as a member of the Swiss AIPPI Group)
  • The Enforcement of Copyright in the Internet (in German), Ph.D. thesis Bern 2014, Schriften zum Medien- und Immaterialgüterrecht: Volume 101, Bern 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • Die Widerrechtlichkeit der Teilnahme im Immaterialgüterrecht – Kollision der Anspruchsgrundlagen?, Lecture of February 5, 2019 at the Intellectual Property Practice Group of the Zurich Bar Association, Restaurant Neumarkt, Zurich
  • Die Durchsetzung des Urheberrechts im Internet: Aktuelle Entwicklungen mit Blick auf die URG-Revision, Lecture at the General Assembly of the ALAI Suisse from November 22, 2017, Hotel Kreuz, Berne
  • Der urheberrechtliche Schutz von Möbeln in den Schweiz mit Fokus auf Sitz- und Liegemöbel, Klassiker-Meeting from june 27, 2017 at the Embru-Werke AG, MILO, Gebrüder Müller
  • Graduated Response Systeme, Guest lecture at the University of Berne as part of the lecture Intellectual Property Law from November 29, 2011


  • ALAI
  • GRUR
  • INTA
  • SF-FS
  • VSP Junior member