Who we are

Foundation of ADALPI, Berne, December 2 2010

The Board: 

Brigitte Lindner, Chair
Carlo Scollo Lavizzari, Vice-Chair
Roger Chevallaz, Treasurer

The Secretariat: 

Barbara Callender, Secretary General

Founder Members:

Barbara Callender is a business consultant with special expertise in intellectual property, technology transfer and the knowledge economy. [bio]

Roger Chevallaz, Rechtsanwalt, is a member of the Bar of Berne/Switzerland. [bio]

Daniel J. Gervais is Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University Law School, a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario) and of the Bar of Quebec. [bio]

Kurt Kemper practises as an IP consultant based in Geneva after a long legal career in the German Federal Ministry of Justice and at WIPO. [bio]

Carlo Scollo Lavizzari is an attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a member of the Bar in Basel, Switzerland. [bio]

Brigitte Lindner, Rechtsanwältin, is a member of the Bar of Berlin/Germany and practises as Registered European Lawyer in London. [bio]

Timothy Trainer is an attorney and founder of the Global Intellectual Property Strategy Center. He is adjunct professor at American University’s Washington College of Law. [bio]