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The referendum on whether Britain should exit the European Union has been finalized and the majority vote in the UK was to leave.
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Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
Uno degli elementi chiave a livello di identità aziendale è l'allineamento del domain name con il nome dell'azienda e/o con eventuali marchi registrati – l'interazione tra i nomi di dominio e i diritti di proprietà intellettuale, ...
Froriep
It lies in the nature of the blockchain technology that the control and securing of blockchain transactions have a non-proprietary character.
Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwalte
What is the relevant trade mark authority in your jurisdiction? The Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI) is the trade mark office in Switzerland.
Wenger & Vieli AG
Switzerland regularly positions itself in the top ranks of the WEF Global Competitiveness Index.
Rihm Attorneys
The Baselworld Panel is an arbitration board that deals with complaints about violations of intellectual property rights during the BASELWORLD taking place between March 23, 2017, and March 30, 2017.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Swiss goods and services are valued by consumers who are ready to pay a premium for goods that are Swiss made.
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The Ordinance on the Use of the Name "Swiss" for Watches (the "Swiss Made" Ordinance for Watches) adopted in 1971 regulates the use of the indication of source "Swiss" for watches.
Froriep
While dismissing the request for ex parte measures, the Court granted the interim measures and ordered the US based registrar to place the ".com" domain names on hold.
Froriep
The Claimant, a company active in the luxury goods industry, requested from the Geneva Court interim measures against six domain name holders based on an infringement of the Swiss Trademark Protection Act.
Froriep
In autumn 2015 the Swiss Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) will introduce the new .swiss-TLD. The Federal Government applied for this new TLD.
Froriep
In a late 2014 decision the Federal Administrative Court provided further guidance on how the design of a trademark can be altered without losing the rights attached to it.
Froriep
In a late 2014 decision, the Federal Administrative Court provided further guidance on how a trademark must be used (design-wise) in order to avoid losing the rights attached to it.
Froriep
In a recent decision, the Federal Supreme Court decided a case opposing Arthursgroup SA ("Arthur I") on the one hand and Swiss Arthur Prod SA ("Arthur II") on the other hand.
Froriep
The Federal Administrative Court recently had to decide whether the use of the sign MILLEZIMUS for wines, spirits and services of wine bars resulted in a likelihood of confusion with respect to the trademark MILLESIMA.
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd.
The Swiss Administrative Court has upheld a decision of the Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (FIIP) in which the latter had refused to register the word mark QATAR AIRWAYS.
Froriep
The Federal Supreme Court has clarified the requirement for establishing lack of intention to use a trademark and so the hurdles to be jumped in order to successfully claim nullity of a defensive trademark registration.
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd.
In the past few years, Künzli SwissSchuh AG was embroiled in several trademark disputes with the US shoe manufacturer K-Swiss. K-Swiss was established in the 1960s by two Swiss who emigrated to Los Angeles (the original founders are no longer involved in the company). K-Swiss initially imported Künzli shoes to the US (while Künzli imported American sneakers to Switzerland), then started producing its own shoes and eventually became one of the leaders in the casual shoe sector.
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd.
The Nice Classification divides goods and services into 45 classes in order to simplify trademark registrations. The Nice Classification has been revised many times in the past, and most recently on 1 January 2012 (overview of revision of NCL 10).
Froriep
According to the practice of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court, a trademark will not enjoy protection under the Swiss Trademark Act if its holder does not intend any serious use of the trademark, but rather registers it in order to prevent registration by third parties or to increase the range of protection of a similar trademark that is already in use.
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