Philippe Nordmann, Lawyer

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Philippe Nordmann, born in Fribourg (Switzerland) on 13 January 1944.

Studies in economy at St.Gallen High School of Economics (lic.oec. 1967). Studies in Law at Lausanne University (Dr in Law, 1974). Has been working several years in the fields of Intellectual Property (Trademarks, Patents, Unfair Competition) and Civil liability.

Founder and Senior partner of the Law Offices Pépinet 4 in Lausanne (since 1976), with Lawyers Micheli, Schwaab, Jaccottet Tissot, Crettaz, Thonney, Dupont.

Many publications in Contract Law, Consumer Protection, Insurances (both Social and Private), Law of Torts (accidents). Member and/or in leading committees of various associations (such as LICRA, ASLOCA, ASSUAS). Member of the Constitutional Assembly of Canton de Vaud (1999-2003).

Continues in his own Law Offices as per 1 January 2009. Admitted : all Swiss authorities and all Courts, including Federal Courts (Supreme Courts) Works in 4 languages : French, German (including Swiss-German), as mother tongues, English and Italian.

Preferred fields : contract law, insurances (both private and social), civil liability (law of torts), intellectual property, competition law.