The Institute Council

The Institute Council – which is elected by Switzerland's Federal Council – is the IPI's supreme supervisory body with regard to the operational management of the IPI.



  • Corina Eichenberger-Walther, Attorney-at-Law and mediator, President of the Institute Council, appointed until 31.12.2023
  • Beatrice Renggli, lic. iur., Institute Council Vice President, appointed until 31.12.2023
  • Luc-E. Amgwerd, lic. iur., CEO Gjosa SA, appointed until 31.12.2023
  • Yves Bugmann, lic. iur., appointed until 31.12.2023
  • Oliver Gassmann Prof. Dr., Full Professor of Technology Management with special focus on Innovation Management, University of St. Gallen, appointed until 31.12.2023
  • Stefan Hostettler Fischer, Secretary General of the Swiss Federal Department of Justice and Police (FDJP), appointed until 31.12.2023
  • Sara Stalder, Swiss Consumer Protection Foundation Manager, appointed until 31.12.2023
  • Peter Walser, Dr. Sc. Nat. ETH, Patent Attorney, appointed until 31.12.2023
  • Evelyn Zwick, Dipl. Phys. ETH, Patent Attorney, appointed until 31.12.2023

Institute Council members' affiliation (in German) to the governing bodies of other companies and institutions governed by public and private law.