Martin Boos

Attorney at Law, Partner
+41 61 202 91 91

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Focus of practice areas

  • Contracts, Trade and Company Law, including Employment Work Contracts ; Pharma/Health
  • Trademarks, Designs, Licenses and Intellectual Property / Copyright (IP/IT)
  • Estate / Inheritance Law, Last Will and Testaments, Contract of Inheritance, Execution of Wills, Inheritance Administration
  • Representation of Private Individuals (Power of Attorney in the event of incapacity, general Power of Attorney, Pension mandate)
  • Investments (including Property and Funds); Financing (Venture Capital)


  • Attorney and partner at AMATIN (since 2016), attorney since 1990
  • Financial Intermediary, SRO SAV/SNV; FINMA (since 2000)
  • Partner at Dufour Lawyers (since 1991)
  • Lawyer at Buss & Saner (1989 – 1990)
  • Legal Assistant at University of Basel (1989 – 1990)
  • Lawyer at UBS/SBV Bank (1987 – 1988)
  • Various overseas stays in England, USA, India and Indonesia
German, English, French


  • Mediation in Intellectual Property Disputes, WIPO (1996)
  • Bar Examination Basel-Stadt (1990)
  • lic. iur./MLaw, University of Basel (1986)
  • Study of Economics, English Language and Literature and Jurisprudence, Basel (1980 – 1986)


  • Basel Heritage (Foundation for the Townscape of Basel)
  • Swiss-Indian Society
  • Various other foundation mandates and pro bono activities

Interesting ancestors

  • Third-degree ancestor on father's side: Mrs. Emma BOOS-JEGHER, Trieste *1857, Zurich +1932 (President of the Union for Women's Aspirations Zurich 1896-1903 and 1912-1914; under her leadership, the Union achieved the admission of women to the bar in the Canton of Zurich in 1898, wrote various petitions on the ZGB (Swiss Civil Code) and repeatedly came to public attention with the demand for women's suffrage since 1896)
  • Ancestor 12th degree on mother's side: Johann Rudolf WETTSTEIN, *Basel 1594, +1666 (Swiss envoy at the negotiations for the Peace of Westphalia; first as envoy of the Reformed towns of Zurich, Bern, Glarus, Basel, Schaffhausen, Appenzell Ausserhoden, St. Gallen and Biel, later also of the entire Swiss Confederation; he achieved the contractual separation of the Swiss Confederation from the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation, whereby the Swiss cantons were since then legally sovereign, independent European states with the assurance of the European states.
  • Ancestors 6th and 5th degree on mother's side: Johann Rudolf STICKELBERGER (*1740, +1798) married to Rosina Christ (*1747, +1811), and Emanuel STICKELBERGER (STÜCKELBERGER; *1781-1833) married to Susanna BERRI (*1796, +1882)

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