Matthias Schütz

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Patent Expert
European Patent Attorney

Why am I a patent attorney?

“I think that my work as a patent attorney can help to promote innovation.”

Fields of activity

Career and experience

Matthias Schütz works as a European patent attorney, focusing on electrical engineering/acoustics, materials sciences, and medical technology.
Matthias Schütz has been working for Troesch Scheidegger Werner AG in Zumikon since August 2010.
The patent industry enabled Matthias Schütz to pursue new career prospects, making optimal use of his communication skills and analytical capabilities.

After finishing his MAS IP studies (Master of Advanced Studies ETH in Intellectual Property) at ETH Zurich, Matthias Schütz completed his patent attorney training in an industrial company and at a patent attorney firm. In doing so, he got to know the patent industry not only from the perspective of a law firm, but also from the perspective of industry.

Matthias Schütz studied physics at ETH Zurich and graduated with a degree (from 1983 to 1989). Thereafter, he worked for around ten years in the research and development department of an industrial company (from 1989 to 1998). After completing his post-graduate studies in information technology at ETH Zurich, Matthias Schütz worked in the field of telecommunications for more than five years (from 1999 to 2005).

ASPTA (Association of the Swiss Patent and Trademark Attorneys)

FICPI (International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys)

epi (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)

VESPA (Verband der freiberuflichen Europäischen und Schweizer Patentanwälte)