Michael Isler

Michael Isler

Partner

Expertise

  • Art, Entertainment & Sports
  • Data Protection
  • Healthcare & Life Science
  • Financial Services

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Intellectual Property Group
Member
Patent Law Group
Member
Technology, Media & Communications Group
Member

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Switzerland

Profile
Michael Isler is a partner in the product groups Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Data Protection. He regularly advises in complex outsourcing, technology transfer and platform projects from the conceptual and negotiation phase to dispute settlement. He further enjoys a vast experience in copyright, trademark and patent law. A particular focus of his work is dedicated to the life sciences and health sector. Michael Isler regularly publishes and lectures in his practice areas and takes an active role in several professional organizations. He is co-editor of Life Science Recht, the Swiss law journal for pharma, biotech and medtech.

Born in 1974, Michael Isler was educated at the Universities of Zurich (lic. iur. 2000) and Louvain and also holds a doctoral degree from the University of Lucerne (2011). Before joining a major law firm in Basel and Zurich in 2010, has worked for several years as inhouse counsel at a technology group and a global telecom infrastructure and service provider. He arrived at Walder Wyss in 2014.

Michael Isler's professional languages are German and English. He also speaks French and Dutch. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

Bar Admissions

He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.
Areas of Practice

Art, Entertainment & Sports | Data Protection | Financial Services | Healthcare & Life Science | Healthcare & Life Sciences | Information Technology & Telecommunications | Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer | Media & Communications | Outsourcing

Articles


Mobile App zur natürlichen Empfängnisverhütung ist ein Medizinprodukt. BVGer C-669/2016 vom 17. September 2018
by Michael Isler
in: "Life Science Recht - Juristische Zeitschrift für Pharma, Biotech und Medtech" 1/2019, pp. 46-50


Fintech - Switzerland
by Michael Isler and Thomas Müller
in: Angus McLean/Penny Miller (Editor[s]), "Getting The Deal Through"
London 2018, pp. 135-142


Off Label Use von Medizinprodukten. Zulässigkeit und Rechtsfolgen aus Sicht des Herstellers, des Anwenders und des Patienten
by Michael Isler
in: "Life Science Recht - Juristische Zeitschrift für Pharma, Biotech und Medtech" 2/2018, pp. 79 – 90


Newsletter Special Edition: Initial Coin Offerings - from Cryptocurrencies to Entrepreneurial Financing
by Michael Isler, Thomas Müller, Maurus Winzap and Florian Gunz Niedermann
February 2018


Cybersecurity - Switzerland 2018
by Michael Isler, Jürg Schneider and Hugh Reeves
in: Law Business Research Limited (Editor[s]), "Getting the Deal Through"
4th Edition, 2018, p. 11


Initial Coin Offering - Raising Millions in Seconds
Speakers: Michael Isler and Thomas Müller
Internal training
Zurich 23 January 2018


Datenschutz auf der Blockchain
by Michael Isler
in: "Jusletter" 4 December 2017


Datenschutz und Social Media im Unternehmensalltag
Speakers: Michael Isler and Monique Sturny
Seminar Datenschutz und Social Media im Unternehmen, Arbeitgeberverband Basel
Basel 1 November 2017


Newsletter Special Edition: Initial Coin Offerings in Switzerland
by Thomas Müller, Michael Isler, Maurus Winzap, Florian Gunz Niedermann, Marius Breier and Fabian D. Glässer
October 2017


Fintech - Switzerland
by Michael Isler and Thomas Müller
in: Angus McLean/Penny Miller (Editor[s]), "Getting the Deal Through"
London 2017, pp. 123-129


Keyword Advertising
by Michael Isler
co-authored by Fanny Sutter
in: Florent Thouvenin / Rolf H. Weber (Editor[s]), "Werbung – Online"
Zurich 2017, pp. 61 - 87


Newsletter 118: FinTech Regulation: Blockchain, Robo Advice, Initial Coin Offerings
by Thomas Müller, Michael Isler and Matthias Lötscher
July 2017


§ 35 Einführung in die Grundlagen und die Systematik des schweizerischen Medizinprodukterechts
by Michael Isler
co-authored by Alexander Gutmans
in: Ehrhard Anhalt / Peter Dieners (Editor[s]), "Medizinprodukterecht – Praxishandbuch"
2. Auflage, Munich 2017, pp. 1201 - 1228


Kommentar zu Art. 13 und 14 des Bundesgesetzes über den Schutz von Marken und Herkunftsangaben des Bundesgesetzes über den Schutz von Marken und Herkunftsangaben (MSchG)
by Michael Isler
in: David/Frick (Editor[s]), "Basler Kommentar Markenschutzgesetz Wappenschutzgesetz"
3. Auflage, Basel 2017, pp. 442–490


Buchbesprechung: Rolf H. Weber/Christian Laux/Dominic Oertly: Datenpolitik als Rechtsthema – Agenda für Open Government Data
by Michael Isler
in: "sic! Zeitschrift für Immaterialgüter-, Informations- und Wettbewerbsrecht" 3/2017, pp. 174-175


Keyword Advertising
Speaker: Michael Isler
SF-FS / University of Zurich Institute for Technology, Society, and Law
Zurich 26 October 2016


Fintech – Switzerland
co-authored by Michael Isler and Thomas Müller
in: Gideon Roberton (Editor[s]), "Getting the Deal Through"
London 2016, pp. 69–75


SmartMoney – Data as the New Currency
Speakers: Thomas Müller and Michael Isler
3rd International Money-Tech Event
Zurich 28 June 2016


Lifestyle- oder Medizinprodukt?
by Michael Isler
in: "digma, Zeitschrift für Datenrecht und Informationssicherheit" 2/2016, pp. 64–69


Cybersecurity – Switzerland 2016
by Michael Isler and Jürg Schneider
in: Law Business Research Ltd. (Editor[s]), "Getting the Deal Through"
2nd Edition, London 2016, p. 5


Im Kreuzfeuer der Beacons – Kundenanalyse und Kundensteuerung am Verkaufspunkt (und darüber hinaus...)
Speaker: Michael Isler
IT Meets Law
Zurich 13 June 2015


The Role of IP in Servitized Technology
Speakers: Michael Isler and Stephen F. Weyeer
International Technology Law Association World Conference
30 April 2015


Particular Aspects of Online Marketing, Social Media and Consumer Apps in Life Sciences
Speakers: Michael Isler and Stefan Maassen
AIJA Seminar Life Science 2.0 – Risks and side-effects of new trends
Basel 13 March 2015 (http://www.aija.org/events/life-sciences)


Meine Daten machen meinen Preis
by Michael Isler
in: "digma Zeitschrift für Datenrecht und Informationssicherheit 2015.1" 15. Jahrgang, Heft 1, pp. 18–23


Lösungsvorschlag Fall II «Der Bootsausflug»
by Michael Isler
in: Huguenin/Hotz (Editor[s]), "Fälle zum Obligationenrecht, Band I: Allgemeiner Teil"
Zurich/Basel/Geneva 2014, pp. 286–295


§ 47 Lizenzvertrag und § 48 Alleinvertriebsvertrag
by Michael Isler
in: Huguenin/Hotz (Editor[s]), "Fälle zum Obligationenrecht, Band II: Besonderer Teil"
Zurich/Basel/Geneva 2014, pp. 189–221


Intellectual Property – Switzerland
by Michael Isler
in: Law Business Reserach (Editor[s]), "The Intellectual Property Review"
3rd edition, London 2014, pp. 337–348 (http://thelawreviews.co.uk)


Mobile Medical Apps: Patient Datenschutz
by Michael Isler
in: "digma Zeitschrift für Datenrecht und Informationssicherheit" 3/2013, pp. 110–115


Technology, Media and Telecommunications – Switzerland
by Michael Isler
in: Law Business Research Ltd. (Editor[s]), "The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review"
4th edition, London 2013 (www.thelawreviews.co.uk)


Risiken und Nebenwirkungen von Gesundheits-Apps
by Michael Isler
in: "NZZ Online" 17 May 2013


Innovation im Unternehmen: Wer hat's erfunden?
by Michael Isler
in: "Tribune" 2/13, pp. 6–7


Healthcare Meets Smart Wireless – and the Law?
Speaker: Michael Isler
International Technology Law Association World Conference
2013


Investment Protection in ICT Sourcing
Speakers: Michael Isler and Oliver Kirchner
International Technology Law Association European Conference
2013


Technology, Media and Telecommunications – Switzerland
by Michael Isler
in: Law Business Research Ltd. (Editor[s]), "The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review"
3rd edition, London 2012 (www.thelawreviews.co.uk)


Impressumspflicht im E-Commerce
co-authored by Roland Mathys, Michael Isler and Christoph Zogg
in: "CH-D Wirtschaft" 4/2012, pp. 19 ff.


Nach dem Outsourcing ist vor dem Outsourcing – Planung und Durchführung eines Providerwechsels
co-authored by Roland Mathys, Michael Isler and Christoph Zogg
in: "CH-D Wirtschaft" 4/2012, pp. 13 ff.


Der Direktanspruch in internationalen Vertragsketten – Die vertragliche und vertragsnahe Haftung von Subunternehmern und Substituten gegenüber dem Auftraggeber im IPR und IZPR
by Michael Isler
Zurich 2011 (Dissertation)


E-Commerce: Konsum ohne Grenzen – Rechtsschutz mit Grenzen (Aspekte des IZPR und des IPR)
by Michael Isler
co-authored by Urs M. Weber-Stecher
2002, pp. 135ff


Der Rechtsschutz im Personenfreizügigkeitsabkommen zwischen der Schweiz und der EG sowie den EU-Mitgliedstaaten
by Michael Isler
co-authored by Prof. Stephan Breitenmoser
in: "AJP" 2002, pp. 1003ff