Didier Sangiorgio

Didier Sangiorgio

Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law




Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 24

Curriculum Vitae

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Didier Sangiorgio advises corporations from different sectors, inter alia the sectors Information Technology, Telecommunication, Insurance, Health Care, Life Sciences and Media. He advises on a vast selection of IT- and Telecom-related transactions and has profound experience regarding comprehensive system integration and global outsourcing projects. In addition he holds several directorships on Boards of non-listed corporations and trusts.

Didier Sangiorgio is Co-Chair of the Zurich Bar’s Technology and Telecom Law Practice Group and past Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s Committee on Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law. He was a part-time lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute for Technology (ETH) Zurich from 1997 to 2009.

Born in 1959, Didier Sangiorgio was educated at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 1984, Dr. iur. 1996) and at the Georgetown University Law School, Washington D.C. (LL.M. 1992). He has working experience as clerk at the District Court of Winterthur and as associate in a Zurich and a Pittsburgh law firm.

Didier Sangiorgio speaks German, French and English. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

The IT-audit from a legal perspective

Service Level Agreements

Softwareintegration and -implementation

Legal framework of information security

New developments in the electronic communication with the Federal Supreme Court and federal authorities

Agreements with service providers in the area of eGovernment

Watermarking – A Promising Technology in the Fight Against Copyright Piracy

Software piracy under Swiss law

Preliminary injunctive relief in international arbitration

The likelihood of confusion under trademark law depends on the customer"s recollection

Privatization of the jurisdiction – arbitration as a valuable complement to state court jurisdiction

Can the Environment be a Part of a Work of Art under Swiss Law?

Copyrights and Topographies – Imminent Law Changes in Switzerland

Co-operation Agreements with Arbitration Courts of Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland and Romania