Peter Georg PichtProfessor for Business and Commercial Law at Center for Intellectual Property and Competition Law (CIPCO), University of Zurich & Affiliated Research Fellow, Max-Planck-Institute for Innovation and Competition
Peter Georg Picht studied law at Munich University and Yale Law School, did his PhD (summa cum laude) at Munich University/the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, and holds a masters degree from Yale Law School.
He has been working, i.a., with the EU Commission’s DG for Competition, as a Senior Research Fellow with the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, as well as with two international law firms.
Prof. Picht now holds a chair for Economic Law at the University of Zurich and is head of the University’s Center for Intellectual Property and Competition Law (CIPCO). He remains affiliated to the Max Planck Institute as a Research Fellow and is an Of Counsel with the law firm Schellenberg Wittmer. His further affiliations include board memberships in the Academic Society for Competition Law (ASCOLA), the Association Européenne du Droit Èconomique (AIDE), and the Munich IP Dispute Resolution Forum. Since 2019, he is a guest professor at King’s College, London.
Prof. Picht’s academic teaching and writing, as well as his counseling activity, focus on
- intellectual property law
- competition law
- international private and procedural law, in particular commercial arbitration (mainly IP and Competition), trusts and estates, corporations.