MLaw, LL.M., Attorney at Law
Hugh Reeves is a senior associate in the Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Competition Team. His preferred areas of practice include technology transfers, copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret law as well as information technology law. He is also active in the areas of data protection and privacy laws.
Born in 1987, Hugh Reeves was educated at the Universities of Lausanne (BLaw, 2008, magna cum laude; MLaw, 2010, summa cum laude) and Geneva (Ecole d'Avocature – Geneva Bar School, 2011). He furthered his studies with a Certificate in Transnational IP Law and Licensing (Bucerius and UC Hastings, summer 2014) and an LL.M. at the University of California, Berkeley (LL.M., 2016). Hugh was admitted to the Geneva Bar in 2013. Prior to joining Walder Wyss, he worked for a boutique law firm in Geneva specializing in banking law and IT law. He also worked for an international auditing company and was a clerk of the Juvenile Court of the Canton of Vaud. In addition, he gained work experience as a foreign associate in the technology transactions and licensing team of a leading Silicon Valley law firm.
Hugh Reeves works mainly in French and English. He also speaks German. He is registered with the Vaud Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.