Dr. Andreas Glarner

Legal Partner, LL.M.


Dr. Andreas Glarner works with international companies in the technology, industrial and internet sectors. He specializes in the fields of intellectual property, unfair competition, advertising law, licensing and distribution, as well as information technology and data protection. He acts both as legal counsel and litigator in these fields. In addition, he has extensive expertise in fintech and blockchain technology applications, gaming services, e-payments and export control measures, both from a legal and a compliance point of view. Andreas Glarner has published various articles on topics related to his practice areas.

Business activities

  • IT-, Intellectual Property and Competition Law
  • FinTech und Blockchain technology
  • Media and Advertising Law
  • Entertainment and Gaming Law
  • Distribution and Agency Law, Export Control
  • Regulatory und Trade Compliance
  • Swiss and international Litigation and Arbitration
  • Swiss and international Contract and Corporate law


King's College, London (LL.M.)  
Admitted to the Bar  
University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)


  • German
  • English
  • French  


The Legal 500 (www.legal500.com)

Recommended lawyer 2019 for TMT:

MME – Legal | Tax | Compliance impresses with its 'good all-round knowledge of data and IT issues, with particular expertise in blockchain'. The team also provides assistance with IT outsourcing, distribution, transactions and medical technology, as well as regulatory matters, data protection and telecoms law. Key name Martin Eckert represents a Swiss bank in a court case pertaining to a licensing issue, while Luka Müller, Thomas Linder and Andreas Glarner are instructed by numerous clients to assist with the set-up of ICO structures.

TMT: The ‘very good’ team at MME Legal | Tax | Compliance has been assisting several banks with IT contracts and provides ongoing advice to a large number of fintech companies. Martin Eckert and Luka Müller are recommended. Luka Müller, Andreas Glarner and Thomas Linder are the ‘key contacts for Blockchain and fintech matters’.

Practical Experience 

Since 2012
Partner at MME  
Attorney at law with MME  
Associate in a business law firm in Zurich  
Judicial Clerkship at the District Court of Zurich 
Consultant with a business consultancy firm  
Assistant lecturer at the University of Zurich


  • Swiss Bar Assocation (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Assocation (ZAV)
  • Swiss Forum for Communication Law (SF.FS)
  • Institute for Intellectual Property Right (INGRES)
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)  
  • International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL)