Bernhard F. Meyer-Hauser

Position:  Attorney, Senior Partner, Meyer Muller Eckert, Attorneys at Law, Zurich, Switzerland.  Zurich, Switzerland
Education:  Dr. jur. University of Zurich; LL.M. Northwestern University Law School; FCIArb Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
ADR Experience: Co-Chair, Zurich Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Court (ZCC); Chairman Zurich Local Group of Swiss Arbitration Association; Chairman Arbitration Practice Group of Zurich Bar Association; Swiss National Commitee Member; Panel Arbitrator International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); Panel Arbitrator World Intellectual Property Association (WIPO); Panel Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA); Panel Arbitrator Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC); Panel Arbitrator, Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC); Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London; Member London Court of International Arbitration; Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce; Swiss-German Chamber of Commerce; United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
General Experience: Associate Member American Bar Association; Retired Chairman, Committee M (International Sales and Related Transactions) International Bar Association (IBA) International Pacific Bar Association (IPBA); Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations
Publications: "Attorney-CLient Privilege and Arbitration" (in German), 2004; "Swiss Arbitration and the Zurich Mini Trial Rules", 1999; "A New Challenge for Arbitration: Domain Name Disputes on the Internet" (in German), 1997; "Ad hoc Arbitration and UNCITRAL Rules" (in German), 1997; "Enforcement of a Money Claim in Switzerland", 1997; "International Encyclopedia of Agency and Distribution Agreements - Switzerland", 1997; "Importation and Sale of Medical Devices", 1996; "On-line Contracting - Contract Formation, Identification Questions and Related Issues", 1996; "The Sole Distribution Contract" (in German, 1995); "Agency and Distribution Agreements" - Switzerland, 1991; "The New Swiss Arbitration Act", 1989; "Summary Judgments based on Bilateral Contracts", 1979; "Swiss Banking Secrecy and its Legal Implications in the United States", 1978.
Areas of Expertise: International trade, agency and distribution, licensing, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property dispute resolution, information technologies, electronic commerce, arbitration and transnational litigation
Languages: German, English, French, Italian