Notre étude est classée notamment dans les ouvrages de référence internationaux suivants :

 

2018

  • Chambers Europe, Intellectual Property, Band 1: “ What the team is known for Renowned boutique offering services in all major fields of IP, including patents, trade marks, design and copyright law. Strong expertise in the fields of IT and domain names, with further strengths in trade mark portfolio management. Advises clients across Switzerland as well as on an international level. Active in a range of sectors including food and beverages, life sciences and luxury goods.
    Notable practitioners Highlighted by peers for having a key presence in the market, Patrick Troller advises on global trade mark filings and prosecutions. He also assists clients with copyright and design law, with additional expertise in handling unfair competition matters within the IP field. Gallus Joller has strong expertise in trade marks according to one market commentator. He also advises on IT matters, such as domain names, as well as advertising and licence agreements.”
  • World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 - The World's Leading Trade Mark Professionals, Gold Band for Trademark Prosecution and Litigation: “Well-established IP shop Troller Hitz Troller has been executing assuredly on tricky contentious and non-contentious mandates since 1941. Its current team boasts a number of time-served trademark pros who come emphatically recommended for their razor-sharp understanding of intellectual assets and their industrious case-handling abilities. Dynamic professional Gallus Joller “is diligent and takes care of each matter proactively, making the client feel completely protected. He is a smart, concise thinker – exceedingly logical and well-educated”. Joller has a microscopic knowledge of key branding issues: his PhD thesis concerned risk of confusion and he has authored chapters on subjects such as relative grounds for refusal, well-known trademarks and coexistence agreements. One of the most revered soft IP attorneys in the country, his colleague Patrick Troller is a cultivated courtroom performer who “wins cases that others would lose”. Luminary Martin Hitz remains a font of wisdom at the firm.”
  • Legal500, Intellectual Property, 2nd Tier:Troller Hitz Troller is a boutique firm based in Luzern and Bern. It handles the filing and administration of trade marks and designs, IP searches, monitoring and licence agreements. Patrick Troller is recommended.”

 

2017

  • Chambers Europe, Intellectual Property, Band 1: “What the team is known for Well-established and widely respected boutique offering services in all major fields of IP, including patents, trade marks, design and copyright law. Strong expertise in the fields of IT and domain names. Advises clients across Switzerland as well as on an international level. Active in a range of sectors including food and beverages, life sciences and luxury goods.
    Notable practitioners   Patrick Troller retains a strong reputation in the Swiss IP market. He focuses on patents in the pharmaceuticals and life sciences sector as well as on trade mark law. Gallus Joller is described by commentators as "a very important person and a good attorney." His principal focus is trade mark filing and litigation. He additionally advises on copyright and design rights.
  • World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 - The World's Leading Trade Mark Professionals, Gold Band for Trademark Prosecution and Litigation: “The oldest boutique in Switzerland, Troller Hitz Troller celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2016. As home to some of the country’s best trademark professionals, it has the “expertise to match its high reputation”. Eight of its 13 attorneys at law are partners, who work on both prosecution and enforcement, giving them a panoramic perspective. The firm distinguished itself in the famous Nespresso wars and remains at the vanguard of complex disputes involving cutting-edge issues such as 3D and colour trademarks. “Excellent specialist trademark lawyer” Gallus Joller is a “smart, concise thinker and the leader of the new generation at this well-established firm”; he is an authority on likelihood of confusion issues. German, English, French and Italian speaker Patrick Troller continues to “deeply impress” fellow professionals with his contentious nous. A veteran of the IP scene, Martin Hitz has been a rainmaker at the firm since the 1970s.”
  • Who’s Who Legal, Trademarks: “TROLLER HITZ TROLLER is one of Switzerland’s leading law firms in intellectual property law and features two impressive names in this year’s research. Patrick Troller is one of the top trademark lawyers in the country, with deep expertise across filing, prosecution and competition issues. Sources note him as “one of the people you find on big litigations”. Gallus Joller is considered to be “very smart” and “really good in trademarks”, according to commentators. He focuses on the intersection of competition and IP law, advising and representing clients in relation to the protection of their trademarks and designs.”
  • Legal500, Intellectual Property, 2nd Tier: “Lucerne-based Troller Hitz Troller has a well-established IP prosecution and dispute resolution practice. Patrick Troller is highly regarded for patent and trade mark matters and Gallus Joller is particularly recommended for trade mark litigation.”
  • IAM Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Professionals: “One-stop shopping is the order of the day at Troller Hitz Troller, whose cradle-to-grave offering has all facets of intellectual property on lock. Seamless coordination between its two offices in Bern and Lucerne and a broad network of foreign associates only serve to sweeten the deal for its prestigious clientele. “A first-class litigator”, Patrick Troller is the beating heart of the firm’s robust enforcement division. The silver-tongued advocate knows how to win round even the most sceptical judges.“

 

2016

  • Chambers Europe, Intellectual Property, Band 1: What the team is known for Well-established and widely respected boutique firm offering services in all major fields of IP, including patents, trade marks, design and copyright law. Strong expertise in the fields of information technology and domain names. Advises clients across Switzerland as well as on an international level.
    Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients) "The team gave us very good, clear, commercial advice at a relatively reasonable price." "Troller Hitz Troller is, of course, a good household name in IP."
    Notable practitioners  Patrick Troller maintains his reputation as a highly prominent figure in the IP market. Sources recommend him for his "highly technical" skills and single him out as "certainly one of the big names, and a great practitioner." He gains particular recognition for his strength in trade mark opposition proceedings and patent litigation. Gallus Joller moves up the rankings, having received excellent feedback from interviewees as a "brilliant and highly recommendable" practitioner. He is praised for his commercial approach and his specialist knowledge of trade mark law.”
  • World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 - The World's Leading Trade Mark Professionals, Gold Band for Trademark Prosecution and Litigation: “The “well-established” Troller Hitz Troller has a long shadow on the Swiss IP landscape since it opened its doors in 1941. (…) it remains a ubiquitous presence in the markets seminal matters and maintains a glittering client roster. Playing no small part in its success in the “really outstanding” and “unswervingly reliable” Patrick Troller, who “provides first-class IP services and has profound knowledge of the law and how to apply it in the best interests of his clients.” An “expert in confusingly similar trademarks”, Gallus Joller has been especially active in the Nespresso wars. Both individuals excel across the trademark spectrum. Finally, elder statesman Martin Hitz joined the firm back in 1970 and has been a magnet for global instructions ever since.”
  • Legal500, Intellectual Property, 2nd Tier: “Lucerne-based Troller Hitz Troller has a well-established IP disputes practice. Patrick Troller enjoys a very good reputation for patent litigation, as does Gallus Joller for contentious trade mark issues.”

 

2015

  • Chambers Europe, Intellectual Property, Band 1: What the team is known for Distinguished IP boutique with offices across Bern, Lausanne and Lucerne and visibility on international mandates. Offers expert advice on patent, copyright, trade marks and design law. Also adept at handling IT matters, worldwide trade mark and design filings, development of trade mark strategies and licensing agreements.
    Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients) "This is a very strong IP firm; the lawyers are very knowledgeable and very easy to work with.”
    Notable practitioners  Commentators are quick to highlight Patrick Troller as a prominent and respected adviser in this area. Sources confirm he is a “very distinguished IP practitioner”. Gallus Joller is singled out for his knowledge of trade mark matters and is described as a “very good, young practitioner.”
  • World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 - The World's Leading Trade Mark Professionals, Gold Band for Trademark Prosecution and Litigation: “Gold ranked for both prosecution and litigation, redoubtable boutique Troller Hitz Troller provides a top-flight service to rights holders of all stripes. The gilt-edged team has acted for both Lego and Nespresso in disputes, showcasing its facility for presenting persuasive, game-ending arguments. A stalwart of the IP scene for almost half a century, the “fantastic” Martin Hitz earns abundant recommendations from peers. (…) Fellow founding member Patrick Troller is “extremely sharp. He is a tough opponent; tremendously experienced, he has a brilliant mind”. A leader of the next generation of trademark stars, Gallus Joller is “a truly fantastic guy and very committed to his work”. He is a go-to source for advice on non-traditional marks and trade dress.”
  • Legal500, Intellectual Property, 2nd Tier: “Lucerne-based Troller Hitz Troller has a well-established IP disputes practice. Patrick Troller enjoys a very good reputation for patent litigation, as does Gallus Joller for contentious trade mark issues.”