Mr Nicolas Birkhäuser

Nicolas Birkhäuser

Lawyer biography

Work Department
Competition Law, Intellectual Property Law, Commercial.

Position
Nicolas Birkhäuser advises undertakings in the field of Competition Law, Intellectual Property, Unfair Competition, Insurance (Regulatory and Insurance Contract Law), Contracts, Information Technology, International Private Law, Litigation. He is a member of the Committee of the Swiss Association of Competition Law (asas), which is the Swiss Group of the International League of Competition Law (LIDC).

Career
Niederer Kraft Frey, Partner (2011-).

Languages
German, English, French.

Member
Swiss and Zurich Bar Association. Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht. asas (LIDC). INGRES. AIPPI. LES.

Education
Basel University, Lic. iur. (1998), Cambridge University, LL.M. (2003).


Updates

E-commerce

B2B Website Users Risk Violating Antitrust Law
Switzerland | 06 November 2003

Companies wishing to enhance productivity and efficiency often utilize business-to-business (B2B) websites, which serve as a platform for information exchange. However, this may violate the Swiss Cartels Act if the companies compete with each other in a specific market. B2B website providers should be aware that in certain cases they can be penalized as well as the competing companies.