Linus Hug

Legal Associate, LL.M.

Profile

Linus Hug joined MME as an attorney at law in 2020. Before, he clerked at the Swiss Supreme Court with the first civil division, took part in a large-scale project of an economic law firm and worked as an assistant at a Professorship of the ETH Zurich in the areas of IP and data protection. Linus Hug mainly advises his clients in IP and IT related questions, Data Protection, general Contract and Corporate Law as well as Employment and Immigration Law. Furthermore, he is engaged in the area of Crypto, Blockchain and Digital Economy. Besides providing legal advice to companies and private persons he represents clients before state courts and authorities.

Business activities

  • IT and Intellectual Property Law
  • Data Protection
  • Blockchain and Fintech
  • Contract und Corporate Law
  • Employment and Immigration Law
  • Litigation

Education

2017
Admitted to the Swiss Bar
2013
LL.M. University of Hong Kong and MLaw University of Zurich (Double Degree)
2011
BLaw, University of Zurich

Languages

  • German
  • French
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Practical Experience 

since 2020
Legal Associate at MME
2017-2020
Law Clerk with the first civil division of the Swiss Supreme Court
2017
Legal Associate at a major business law firm in Zurich
2014-2015
Law Clerk at the district court of Meilen
2013
Assistant at the Professorship for IP of the ETH Zurich
2013
Student Assistant at the Professorship for Arbitration of the University of Hong Kong
2011
Legal Intern of a major business law firm in Stuttgart
2010-2011
Legal Assistant in a small law firm in Zurich