Ronald Kogens, LL.M.

Attorney at Law, Partner

FRORIEP Legal AG
Bellerivestrasse 201
CH-8034 Zurich
T +41 44 386 60 00
D +41 44 386 61 63
F +41 44 383 60 50
rkogens@froriep.ch
www.froriep.com

Profile

Ronald Kogens specialises in disruptive and new technologies and represents companies at all stages of their life cycles – from formation, business model/product structuring and fundraising through strategic transactions and public offerings.

He has a profound knowledge of technology, IP and financial market law, in particular in the legal and technical aspects of FinTech business models and the tokenisation of financial products, cloud infrastructures (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS), data centers, licensing of IP rights (proprietary licenses, open source licenses such as MIT, Apache, BSD, MPL 2.0, GPL 2.0, GPL 3.0 or AGPL 3.0), software development, and forming decentralised ecosystems (decentralised, autonomous organisations or full economies) using DLT as well as blockchain technology (industry related permissioned blockchains, public-chain layer-two scaling solutions or side chains).

Ronald Kogens is also specialised in angel investor financing (seed financing), venture capital financing (series A, series B, series C and series D) and private equity financing transactions.

He joined Froriep in 2017 as an associate and became partner in July 2019. Before that he worked for a major global consulting firm. He was also part of the legal counsel team of a public listed pharmaceutical company at the headquarters in Switzerland and worked for its subsidiary in the United States.

Experience

Education & Admission

Chapman University, California, United States (LL.M.)
Admitted to the Bar (2012)
University of Lucerne (MLaw)

 

Memberships

Swiss Bar Association
Zurich Bar Association
American Bar Association (ABA)
Bitcoin Association Switzerland

Languages

German
English


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