Professional career

From November 2011: Founder and senior partner of "Schneiter & Vuille - Intellectual Property Advisors"

From 2002 on:  Independent Advisor specialized in Intellectual Property.

Associated Partner of Becker, Kurig, Straus Munich.

1993 to 2002: Head of NESTLE Patents Department, Vevey (Switzerland)

1990 to 1993: Intellectual Property Manager DEBIOPHARM SA, Lausanne

1982 to 1990: Managing Director at Kirker & Cie SA, Geneva

1971 to 1982 Senior Patent Attorney at FIRMENICH SA, Geneva


Professional Qualifications

European qualified Patent Attorney
Ph. D. of Lausanne University
B. Sc. in Chemistry of Lausanne University

Additional activities or responsibilities

Member of Business Angels Switzerland (BAS), Zurich (from 2008 on)
Member of the Advisory Board of Lipideon Biotechnology AG, Zurich (from 2007 on)
Director of CENTREDOC, Neuchâtel (2000 – 2002)
Lecturer at the EPF Zurich in re Master of Intellectual Property (from 1997 to 2007)
Member the pedagogic council (Beirat) of the above post grade education program


Intellectual property