Christian Fischer

International and Industry Experience

„A unique combination of international legal and technical competence“

International and Industry Experience in Industry Patent management, R&D, law firms and academia in Switzerland, USA, France and the UK.

  • Head of Patents at Swisscom from 2011 to 2020, the largest Swiss telecommunications operator.

  • Former attorney at leading Swiss law firm Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep AG, Zürich, and at IP boutique law firm McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd., Chicago, IL, USA.

  • Adjunct Professor Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA.

  • Various R&D and Consulting positions in the telecommunications and electronics industry.

  • International Experience: Swiss citizen and resident, lived for eight years in the US and for four years each in France and the UK.

  • Languages: English, German, French, Italian