We work with some of the best and brightest specialist consultants and local counsel covering all key jurisdictions globally

Team HSS IPM

We at HSS IPM are a group of specialists in intellectual property law with decades of experience in multinational companies or as consultants in various law firms and consulting firms. We translate the gained expertise into tailor-made solutions for our clients to meet their daily challenges. This is always done with a high degree of quality and efficiency.

As part of the HSS GROUP, we and our clients benefit from the network of this group, which has been providing services to companies for 20 years, including accounting, tax and legal services.

Victor Hugo Garcia Padilla

Founding Member and Co-Owner of HSS IPM GmbH

Thanks to our many years of experience in the field of intellectual property, we have been able to identify risks in the new digital world that did not previously exist in the real world. We have acquired a deep understanding and knowledge of these new problems and complexities, which we incorporate into our comprehensive, efficient and competitive solutions for our clients.

Areas of expertise
Intellectual Property, Sports Law and Domain Litigation

Ramón Acosta

Founding Member and Co-Owner of HSS IPM GmbH, CEO of HSS GROUP

We focus on our customers – our most important asset – and we are convinced that we can only help them through a comprehensive understanding of their specific technical and economic requirements. Yet we don’t see problems, we see opportunities.

Areas of expertise
Trademark-Registration and Domain Grabbing

Claire Kowarsky

Director and Co-Owner of HSS IPM GmbH

We truly “get” what our clients want from their external service providers in the area of intellectual property, because we have been clients ourselves. We focus on what we believe matters most, delivering expert advice efficiently and succinctly, with a pragmatic and commercial lens.

Areas of expertise
Online-Brand-Monitoring, Domain Litigation, Phishing, Online-Brand-Abuse and Infringements, Intellectual Property Portfolio Strategy

Henry Park

Of Counsel

With over 17 years experience as a practicing US attorney, including at some of the top firms in New York, I am pleased to share my skills and expertise with our Swiss and European clients from right here in Switzerland.

Areas of expertise
Trademark Clearance and Registration; Patent Prosecution in the US and Internationally; Copyright Registration and Enforcement; Designing Intellectual Property Strategy; Open Source and Commercial Software Licenses; US and International Data Privacy and Security Matters.

Héctor Castro Montesinos

Of Counsel

French and Mexican qualified lawyer at the Paris and Mexican Bar Association with more than 10 years of experience advising public and private entities, international organizations and multilateral development banks.

Areas of expertise
Specialized in French, Mexican, European Commercial and Civil Litigation, Arbitration, Fiscal Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property and Advisement to International Investors.

Richard Magnan

Of Counsel

As a computer scientist and lawyer, my passion is solving legal problems involving computer technology. With extensive legal experience as General Counsel, Chief of Cybersecurity, Chief Compliance Officer, Data Privacy Officer, and Corporate Secretary and extensive computer science experience as an Applications Programmer, Chief Operating Systems Programmer, Director of Cybersecurity Evaluations, Chief Information Officer, and Chief Information Security Officer, I am able to effectively communicate and collaborate with stakeholders across organizations including legal and compliance practitioners, the board of directors, the C-suite, the information technology department, programmers, and engineers.
I am also a lecturer at the University of Fribourg, Law School and the University of St. Gallen in data privacy, data protection, cyber security, computer/internet law and compliance. In this role, I very much enjoy interacting with LLM students, master’s degree students, and data privacy practitioners.

Areas of expertise

Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, computer/internet law & Compliance