Frank Scherrer

Dr. iur. | LL.M. | Attorney at law
Frank Scherrer

Frank Scherrer practices mainly in the pharmaceutical and health law fields. Further areas of expertise are antitrust and competition law as well as labor and employment law. He heads the Life Sciences practice group at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.

Frank Scherrer mainly advises and represents pharmaceutical companies with regard to the authorization of medicinal products, licenses, reimbursements by health insurance funds, advertising and distribution, drafting of all types of contracts, data protection and product liability. He represents his clients in contract negotiations, as well as in administrative and judicial proceedings. He also assists clients in matters relating to medical devices and human research.



Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
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Since 2005 Partner at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
1999-2004 Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.
1999 Admission to the Bar
1997-1998 Junior Lawyer at Dr. J. Scherrer
1996-1997 Clerk at the District Court of Meilen
1996 University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
1994-1996 Scientific Collaborator at the Europa Institut Zurich; Assistant of Prof. Dr. R. Zäch
1993 Exeter University U.K. (LL.M., European Legal Studies)
1991 Université de Neuchâtel (licence en droit)
German, English, French
Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)

Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V., Landesarbeitsgruppe Schweiz

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Publications by Frank Scherrer

Switzerland Chapter, in: Cartels by Global Legal Insights 2019

Getting the Deal Through - Life Sciences 2010 - 2018, Switzerland.

Switzerland Chapter, in: The Public Competition Enforcement Review. Published in: TLR - The Public Competition Enforcement Review, 2015 - 2016.

Switzerland Chapter, in: The Product Regulation and Liablity Review, 2016 - 2019

Life Sciences 2015 Law & Practice Switzerland:overview. Published in: Chambers Global Practice Guides 2015.

Pharmaceutical IP and competition law in Switzerland: overview. Published in: Practical Law Multi-Jurisdictional Guide, Life Sciences. 2015-2017

Medicinal product regulation and product liability in Switzerland: overview. Published in: Practical Law Multi-Jurisdictional Guide, Life Sciences. 2015-2017

Country Q&A Switzerland, in: Cross-border Handbook Life Sciences handbooks 2005/06, 2006/07, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14.

Country Report Switzerland, in: Global Counsel Life Sciences 2001 Industry Report.

Fusionskontrolle nach revidiertem Kartellgesetz - erste Fälle und offene Fragen, AJP 11/1997.

Die schweizerische Fusionskontrolle - bisherige Anläufe und Ansatz zum Sprung, in: Schriftenreihe des Europa Instituts Zürich, Band 11, Aktuelle Fragen zum Wirtschaftsrecht - Zur Emeritierung von Walter R. Schluep, Zürich 1996.

Das europäische und das schweizerische Fusionskontrollverfahren, Schriftenreihe des Europa Instituts Zürich, Band 16, Dissertation, Zürich 1996.

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