HGF Switzerland

HGF Switzerland

OBC Suisse


Aeschenvorstadt 71

CH - 4051 Basel 

Tel: +41(0) 61 225 4480



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Firm overview

HGF Ltd are one of Europe’s largest firms of IP specialists with over 200 specialist attorneys and IP solicitors in 21 offices across the UK and mainland Europe. The firm’s patent attorneys, trade mark attorneys and IP solicitors provide an integrated IP solution for clients and distinguish HGF within the IP marketplace. HGF creates and manages IP portfolios for the world’s leading companies and research institutes. We advise clients on the creation of strategic IP portfolios around the world and provide world-class expertise in oppositions, appeals, commercialisation, dispute resolution and litigation to defend and enforce IP rights. Our highly-regarded specialist teams have expertise and experience covering a range of technical fields including Chemistry, Engineering, Electronics and Life Sciences.


The office provides advice to both local and international clients in the pharmaceuticals, life sciences, chemistry, electronics and engineering fields.  The office is conveniently located in the centre of Basel for clients wishing to attend the office in person for meetings. The office location also ensures good connections to the surrounding cities and is able to provide responsive and commercially focused advice to clients throughout Switzerland from locally-based attorneys.  Our attorneys are qualified both in the UK and before the EPO and can provide direct representation for Swiss and international clients. 

Patent Attorneys

Leena Contarino

Martyn Fish

Kieran Killough

Mike Nelson

Vanessa Stainthorpe