Tobias M. Pischetsrieder

Diplom-Ingenieur (equiv. to B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering)
Dipl. NDS ETH Intellectual Property

Patent Attorney (Switzerland)
European Patent Attorney

Member of Management Board Vaduz and St. Gallen

Head of Trademark and Design Department


Trademark/design protection and domain names

Patent applications, patent prosecution, infringement analysis, patent validity and freedom to operate analysis, mainly in the technical fields of general mechanical engineering, production technology, systems engineering, valve technology, motor vehicle technology, machine control and computer-implemented inventions

Professional Experience


Academic Education

Postgraduate programme Intellectual Property at the ETH Zurich with a diploma thesis about: "Trademark vs. Domain Name - Judicature in Germany"; Degree: Dipl. NDS ETH Intellectual Property

Studies of Mechanical Engineering at Technical University of Munich, specialising in the field of production technology, in particular in the fields of laser welding technology, motor vehicle technology and control engineering; Degree: Diplom-Ingenieur

Current and Former Teaching Activities

Lecturer for the postgraduate program Intellectual Property at ETH Zurich

Lecturer for trademark and design law at University of Liechtenstein

Lecturer for Intellectual Property at Academy of Liechtenstein and at NTB Buchs

Professional Memberships

Council member of European Patent Institute (epi) for Liechtenstein
Board member of Liechtenstein Patent Attorneys’ Association (LIPAV)

LIPAV - Liechtensteinischer Patentanwaltsverband (Liechtenstein Patent Attorneys’ Association)
VESPA - Verband der freiberuflichen Europäischen und Schweizer Patentanwälte (Association of Freelance European and Swiss Patent Attorneys)
epi - European Patent Institute
INGRES - Institut für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz (Institute for Industrial Property Rights)
ASAS - Swiss Association of Competition Law
ÖV - Austrian Association for Property Right and Copyright
INTA - International Trademark Association


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