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Weinmann Zimmerli
The handling of Swiss patents is governed by the Federal Act of 25 June 1954 on Patents for Inventions (PatG), which was updated in 2012.
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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.
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, ...
Baer & Karrer
In Switzerland, the Federal Patent Court has exclusive jurisdiction over those actions that require the application of substantive patent law, in particular, actions regarding the validity of ...
This seminar will provide an overview of the CRISPR IP saga, discussion of considerations in relation to freedom-to-operate for use of the technology
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.
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd.
In Switzerland everyone agrees: One watch is not like the other watch and details matter. The Swiss Federal Supreme Court in one of its rare cases in design matters just confirmed this view under several aspects.
With the growing universe of blockchain based systems and applications, legal questions associated with this technology emerge and require consideration (ideally) before substantial sums are invested.
MME Legal | Tax | Compliance
With postulate from 5th of December 2013, the Swiss Federal Council was invited to submit a report concerning the so-called artist's resale right.
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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.
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.
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.
In autumn 2015 the Swiss Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) will introduce the new .swiss-TLD. The Federal Government applied for this new TLD.
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.
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.
In a recent decision, the Federal Supreme Court clarified various issues that are important for the interpretation of the fair use provision of art. 19 of the Swiss Copyright Act.
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.
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.
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