Patrick Krauskopf

Patrick Krauskopf

Prof. Dr. iur. LL.M., lawyer 

Head of the Centre for Competition Law and Compliance at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) / Lawyer at AGON Partners Legal AG.

ComCom member since 2021

2012: CAS Higher Education Teaching (Switzerland, ZHAW)
2005: Attorney’s licence (USA, New York)
2005: LL.M. (USA, Harvard Law School)
1999: PhD in Law (Switzerland, University of Fribourg), ‘summa cum laude’
1995: Attorney’s licence (Switzerland, Aargau)
1991: Master/lic. iur. (Switzerland, University of Fribourg & USA, University of California Berkeley, with distinction ‘summa cum laude’)

Professional activities
Since 2023: President of the board of directors, Villars Holding SA (Givisiez)
Since 2023: President of the board of directors, Konzeptplus AG (Wilen SZ)
Since 2023: President of the board of directors, AGON Partners Compliance (Zurich)
Since 2021: President of the board of directors, AGON Partners Public Affairs AG (freienbach)
Since 2021: President of the Foundation Board, Stiftung KMU für Rechtsdurchsetzung (SKR)
Since 2021: Member of the Foundation Board, Schweizerische Greina-Stiftung (SGS)
Since 2020: Chairman of the board, Mercedes Händlerverband (Zurich)
Since 2019: Chairman of the board, Swiss Legal Tech Solutions GmbH (Pfäffikon SZ)
Since 2017: Chairman of the board, Swiss Association for Compliance and Competition Law ACCL (Zurich)
Since 2014: Founder & Partner, AGON Partners Legal AG (Zurich)
Since 2003: Professor at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW (Winterthur)
2010 – 2013: Partner, KWP Krauskopf Wagner & Partner (Zurich/Pfäffikon SZ)
2001 – 2009: Vice director, Competition Commission COMCO (Bern)
1999 – 2000: Head of Competence Centre for Law, Competition Commission COMCO (Bern)
1998: Case handler, Competition Commission COMCO (Bern)
1996 – 1997: Court registrar, Federal Supreme Court (Lausanne)

Teaching activities
Current and former lectureships:
• Burgundy Business School (Dijon)
• UAS Bern
• UAS Fribourg
• UAS Lucerne
• Perdana University (Kuala Lumpur)
• University of Fribourg
Current and former expert advisory positions:
• CUTS (India)
• ICN, non-governmental advisor to the Competition Commission COMCO (Bern)
• OECD (Paris)
• UEMOA (West Africa)
• UNCTAD (Geneva)
• WTO (Geneva)
Conference leadership:
• Atelier de la Concurrence (Winterthur/Zurich)
• Competition Law Update CLU (Zurich)
• DACH Compliance Conference (Winterthur/Zurich)
• Excellence in Compliance EiC (Winterthur/Zurich)
• Litigation-PR Conference (Winterthur/Zurich)

• Academic Society for Competition Law ASCOLA
• American Bar Association ABA
• Board Member/International Advisory Council (UC Berkeley)
• Harvard Club of Switzerland HCS
• Harvard Law School Association HLSA
• International Bar Association IBA
• Ligue Internationale du Droit de la Concurrence LIDC/ASAS
• New York State Bar Association NYSBA
• Swiss Bar Association SBA
• Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (competition law study association)
• Zurich Bar Association ZAV

Last modification 04.06.2024

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