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Alesch Staehelin
Partner at TIMES Attorneys


Alesch Staehelin is a partner with the Swiss law firm TIMES Attorneys (, specializing in drafting all types of IT agreements and in negotiating and closing complex and time-sensitive (cross-border) tech deals.

The focus of Alesch Staehelin’s practice as a counsel, dealmaker, negotiator and mediator is on all technology law matters, such as outsourcing & digital transformation, (cross-border) IT services and consulting agreements, licensing, technology transfer, R&D, open source, cloud & SaaS, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, blockchain, big data analytics, predictive maintenance, cybersecurity, MedTech, FinTech, LegalTech, virtual & augmented reality, H2020, quantum computing, telecoms, etc. Alesch Staehelin’s further areas of expertise are IP, data protection, media/entertainment and competition law.

Before joining TIMES Attorneys, Alesch Staehelin worked at IBM for 11 years as a senior in-house counsel in various international lead positions (Lead Counsel Research Europe, Lead Counsel Maintenance Services Europe, Lead Counsel Outsourcing & Technology Services DACH, Global Core Team IP & Competition Law, etc.). Prior to joining IBM, he worked 8 years as an IP/IT lawyer at major Swiss law firms.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Licensing, litigation and negotiation strategies in the (information) technology industry