Team

DR. ANDREAS RITTER

Admitted as a lawyer in Zurich 1996
E-mail a.ritter@ritterpartner.ch

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Following his law studies at the University of Zurich (law degree 1989) Andreas worked for three years as a doctoral assistant at the Chair of intellectual property law, media law, employment law and sociology of law at his home university. After completing his dissertation in 1993, he worked for three years at the Zurich district court. After his admission as a lawyer in 1996 and several years of activity in a large business law firm in Zurich, he founded his own firm in 2001. In addition to legal advocacy in the strict sense, Andreas Ritter holds positions in several companies and cultural institutions. He is the author of several publications in the areas of intellectual property law and, in particular, of art law.

MEMBERSHIPS

Zürcher Anwaltsverband, Schweizerischer Anwaltsverband, Forum für Kommunikationsrecht, Art Law Center Geneva, International Bar Association (IBA).

LANGUAGES

German, French, English and Italian.

DR. BRUNO SEEMANN LLM

Admitted as lawyer in Zurich 1996
E-mail b.seemann@ritterpartner.ch

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

After working for several years as a professional musician and music producer, Bruno Seemann studied law at the University of Zurich (law degree 1990) and subsequently worked as assistant to the chair of intellectual property law, media law, employment law and sociology of law. In 1992/1993 he studied US-law at Harvard Law School (LLM 1993), worked for the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) in Los Angeles and then – after obtaining his doctorate (Dr. iur.) and being admitted to the bar in 1996 – in a large business law firm in Zurich. From 1998 onwards Bruno Seemann has worked as independent lawyer and as media entrepreneur, TV and film producer.

He is the author of various publications in the fields of copyright law and the rights of privacy and publicity.

MEMBERSHIPS​

Harvard Club of Switzerland, British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Commerce Switzerland-Israel

LANGUAGES​

German, English and French.

MLAW Riana Gasser

Junior Lawyer
E-mail r.gasser@ritterpartner.ch

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

After her master studies at the University of Zurich and the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (Master of Law magna cum laude), Riana Gasser worked first as a trainee and thereafter as a legal councel for a large Swiss company, before entering at a Zurich district court as a law clerk. Already during her bachelor studies she worked as an assistant and part-time trainee for Ritter & Partner and is now back as a junior lawyer since mid 2020. In addition to her legal activities, she is also head of the secretariat of the Swiss Art Market Association (VKMS).

MEMBERSHIPS​

Museum Rietberg-Association, UZH Alumni, Ius Alumni.

LANGUAGES​

German, English, French and Farsi.

Aviva Ritter

Office Management
Email info@ritterpartner.ch