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Dr. Rolf Auf der Maur

Dr. Rolf Auf der Maur

Attorney at Law


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Phone: +41 58 211 34 64

Dr. Rolf Auf der Maur

About Rolf Auf der Maur

Since the beginning of his career as an attorney in 1992, Rolf Auf der Maur has focused on the legal aspects of the internet, combining his fascination with new communication technologies with his legal expertise. His clients include leading companies from the media and entertainment industries as well as from the telecommunications and information technology industries. In addition to his activities as an attorney, Rolf publishes and speaks regularly on internet-related legal issues and is a member of various industry bodies (e.g. as a board member of simsa Swiss internet industry association, IAB Switzerland and the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers). Renowned as a leading expert in Switzerland in his field, Rolf is listed as "1st Tier" for TMT in Chambers & Partners and other directories.



  • continuing education in entertainment law at the University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA (1992)
  • University of Zurich (lic. iur., 1988; Dr. iur., 1990)

Practice Areas

Advertising Law China Desk Communication Law Data Protection Information Law Intellectual Property IT Law Law of Personality Rights Licence Agreements Media Law Online Law Private Clients Regulatory Sports Law Technology Law Trademarks Unfair Competition

Memberships in Associations

  • Basel Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Swiss Notaries Association
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Swiss Lawyers Association
  • Swiss Association for Protestant Church Law
  • International Bar Association


  • Partner at VISCHER since 2000
  • Partner in a mid sized law firm in Zurich
  • Intellectual property department of a leading law firm in London (1994)
  • Associate with an international law firm in Zurich
  • Associate with a mid-sized law firm specialising in intellectual property matters
  • Court clerk

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Schützengasse 1, Postfach, 8021 Zürich
Phone +41 58 211 34 00

Aeschenvorstadt 4, Postfach, 4010 Basel
Phone +41 58 211 33 00

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