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Lawyer: Rolf Auf der Maur (VISCHER)

Status: Member since 2006

E-mail: ram@vischer.com 

Rolf Auf der Maur is a partner at VISCHER, where he is head of the IP/IT practice group. He studied at Zurich University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and published his thesis in the area of copyright law.

Before beginning his career as a lawyer which started in 1991, he was an entrepreneur in the IT sector and a journalist. As early as 1994, he started advising clients on internet-related legal matters. The global communication network and the converging industries (IT, media and telecommunications) have remained his core interests and practice areas until today.

Rolf Auf der Maur advises leading international and Swiss corporations in the media, telecommunications and IT sectors in litigious and non-litigious matters as well as in regulatory affairs. A particular focus is on complex IT projects and outsourcing as well as strategic advice for the exploitation of intellectual property in electronic and online-media.

Rolf Auf der Maur is a member of the executive board of the simsa swiss interactive media and software association (the Swiss internet industry organization) and the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers. He is the Vice-Chair of the Technology Law Committee of the International Bar Association. He speaks and publishes regularly on IT and media related legal issues and takes part actively in the further development of the Swiss regulatory environment for the converging industries. 



Rolf Auf der Maur
VISCHER Attorneys at Law
Schützengasse 1
PO Box 6139

CH 8023 Zurich Switzerland

T +41 1 254 34 00
F +41 1 254 34 10