Peter Georg Picht

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

Of Counsel

+41 44 215 5254

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Peter Georg Picht is a professor of law and holds the Chair for Commercial, Competition and Intellectual Property 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.


Professional Experience
Of Counsel at Schellenberg Wittmer
Full Professor for business and commercial law, Zurich University
Since 2016
Affiliated Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich
2008 - 2012
Cooperation with international law firms
Directorate General for Competition, European Commission, Brussels
Institute for International Private and Business Law, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich
Education and Admission
LL.M., Yale University
Dr. iur., LMU Munich (summa cum laude)
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)
  • Association Internationale de Droit Économique (Board member)
  • Listed as neutral with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
  • Regular visiting professor at King's College (London), the European University Institute (Florence) and Kyoto University

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