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Daniel Kraus

Name Daniel Kraus
Position Full Professor
Institute Chaire de droit de l'innovation
Faculty Faculty of Law
E-mail
Homepage http://www.unine.ch/daniel.kraus
ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6928-8204
Research Project entries (7)
Publications Papers (59)
Research fields Intellectual property law
Intellectual property and public health (including access to pharmaceutical products)
Public innovation law
International economic law (in particular WTO / TRIPS)
Alternative dispute resolution methods in intellectual property law (in particular arbitration and mediation)
Technical cooperation
Diplomas 2003: Doctorate in law, summa cum laude, Walther Hug Prize,
Faculty of Law, University of Geneva
1996: Bar exam, Geneva
1993: LL.M. King's College, London
1991: Law degree, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva
Former positions Since 2016: Partner of the law firm Vialex S.A.
Since 2014: Founder of the IP firm kraus legal and IP, Bern
Since 2012: Deputy Judge, Federal Patent Court, St. Gallen
Since 2010: Extraordinary, then ordinary professor, Chair of Innovation Law, Faculty of Law, University of Neuchâtel
2008-2009: Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Neuchâtel
2008-2013: Counsel, Umbricht Attorneys, Berne / Zurich
2005-2008: Head of training and technical cooperation, Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, Bern
2004-2008: Assistant professor (Maître-assistant), Institute of Health Law, Faculty of Law, University of Neuchâtel
1999-2005: Legal advisor and project manager, then Deputy Head, Legal Department International Trade Relations, Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, Bern
1997-1999: Research assistant to Professor Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, European law and international economic law, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva
1997-1999: Part-time attorney, Lawfirm of Ute Bugnon, Geneva
1994-1996: Lawyer's internship, Brunschwig Wittmer Attorneys (now Schellenberg Wittmer Attorneys)
1993-1994: Internship with the Commission of the European Communitiy, Brussels
Affiliations Member of the Swiss committee of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
Member of the committee of the Swiss competition law association
Member of the Scientific Committee of the International League of Competition Law (LIDC)
Member of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP)
Member of the Association Romande de Propriété Intellectuelle (AROPI)
Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA)
Member of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
Member of Stop Piracy's Working Group on Training
Additional info Senior lecturer for health law for 1st year medicine Students, Faculty of sciences, University of Neuchâtel
Several teaching assignements (HE-Arc, EPFL, University of Fribourg, University of Geneva (Pharmacy), ZHAW)
Credit Suisse Foundation prize for best teaching 2007
Jusletter editor, intellectual property law (with Michèle Burnier)
Former member of the Genetic Research Forum
Former sic! editor
Commission for Equality of the University of Neuchâtel: Vice-chair 2011-2014; Chairperson 2014-2016