Prof. Dr. Jürg Simon is considered a leading lawyer in intellectual property and related fields in Switzerland (forensic and non-forensic work). Before joining Lenz & Staehelin, he was director at the Swiss Intellectual Property Institute and partner in an IP boutique firm. He teaches intellectual property law, among others, at the University of St.Gallen.
Jürg Simon has completed his graduate and post-graduate studies in Bern (Dr iur, 1990) and St.Gallen (Executive Masters in European and International Business Law, 1997). He was admitted to the Bern Bar in 1987. Before joining Lenz & Staehelin as a Partner in 2005, he was a Partner at an IP Boutique law firm for many years. Since 2006, Jürg Simon is Titular Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the University of St.Gallen.