Alesch Staehelin

Alesch Staehelin


Partner in the Swiss law firm TIMES Attorneys. The focus of his practice is on all technology law matters, such as outsourcing & digital transformation, (cross-border) IT services and consulting agreements, licensing, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Blockchain, big data analytics, predictive maintenance, cybersecurity, MedTech, FinTech, LegalTech, cloud & SaaS, virtual & augmented reality, open source, R&D, technology transfer, H2020, quantum computing, telecoms, etc. Alesch Staehelin’s further areas of expertise are intellectual property, data protection and media & entertainment law.

Prior to joining TIMES Attorneys, Alesch Staehelin spent 11 years with IBM in a variety of international roles as a corporate lawyer (Lead Counsel Research Europe, Lead Counsel Maintenance Services Europe, Lead Counsel Outsourcing & Technology Services DACH, Global Core Team IP & Competition Law, etc.). Before IBM, he worked 8 years as an attorney in leading Swiss law firms, focusing on IP/IT, data protection, media/entertainment and competition law.

As Digital Lawyer & Counsel (DLC)®, Alesch frequently speaks and writes on Technology & IP related legal issues. He studied at the UCLA School of Law (LL.M.), the City University of New York and the University of Zurich School of Law (Dr. iur.).

Mr. Staehelin will speak on the panel:  ARTIFICIAL INTELIGENCE – WHAT’S NEXT?