Mr. André Werner

Country/Region of practice
About me

André Werner is a partner and a senior patent and trademark expert of Troesch Scheidegger Werner AG (TSWpat!) and as a member of the board responsible for the management of TSWpat!

After graduating as mechanical engineer at the ETH Zurich he started his career to become Patent Attorney in a parent IP boutique in 1987 an at the same time took law lectures at the University of Zurich in the context of the regular law studies for 2 years. In 1994 he passed the European Qualification Examination to become a European Patent Attorney. In June 2010 he was elected as a part-time judge at the Federal Patent Court of Switzerland.

André Werner was president of the national association of FICPI in Switzerland (VSP) from 2005 until 2010 and a member of the PMC. Before, he was chairman of the internal group of VSP that reorganized the association in 2004. He is further a member of the bureau of UNION-IP.

Academic Qualifications

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Master of Science (mechanical engineer)

Experience & Qualifications

Technical Specialisms
  • Automotive, marine and aerospace engineering
  • Mechanical, electro-mechanical and mechatronic engineering
Professional Experience
  • IP counselling
  • IP due diligence
  • Patent prosecution

Roles in FICPI