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Our team assists you in the different stages of the life cycle of your intellectual  property rights. We advise you on the legal risks of launch and help you to protect, defend and maintain your IP rights with the purpose of contributing to the commercial success of your projects.

 

OUR SERVICES IN SHORT

Advice
Strategic recommendations on the protection of your IP rights

Risk analysis
Searches to identify prior IP rights and assessment of any potential infringement risk

Protection
Filing and follow up on prosecution in Switzerland and abroad

Defense
Watching, negotiations with third parties, oppositions

Contracts
Negotiations and drafting of license, franchising and confidentiality agreements and deeds of assignments

Audit, Optimization and Management of intellectual property rights portfolios
Renewals, recordal of ownership changes, including owner modifications or assignments to third parties, monitoring of deadlines

OUR SERVICES IN DETAILS

Your trademarks

Preliminary analysis

  • Identification of the distinctive features of your product / service
  • Audit and optimization of your trademark portfolio
  • Availability/clearance searches
  • Filing strategy according to your industry, project and exporting countries

 

Filing and prosecution

  • Drafting and filing applications before the relevant authorities
  • Follow up during the registration process
  • Monitoring of deadlines
  • Responding to office actions

 

Maintenance

  • Renewals
  • Recordals of ownership changes

 

Defense of your rights

  • Watching
  • Opposition procedures
  • Cancellation actions based on non-use
  • Negotiations with third parties
  • Drafting of coexistence and settlement agreements during the pre-litigation phase

Your designs

Preliminary analysis

  • Identification of the new and original aesthetic features of your product or its packaging
  • Audit and optimization of your design portfolio
  • Availability searches
  • Filing strategy according to your industry, project and exporting countries


Filing and prosecution

  • Drafting and filing applications before the relevant authorities
  • Follow up during the registration process
  • Monitoring of deadlines
  • Responding to office actions


Maintenance

  • Renewal
  • Recordals of ownership changes


Defense of your rights

  • Watching
  • Negotiations with third parties
  • Drafting  of coexistence and settlement agreements during the pre-litigation phase

Your patents

Preliminary analysis

  • Identification of the patentable features of your invention
  • Prior art searches and freedom to operate analysis
  • Filing strategy according to your industry, project and exporting countries

 

Filing and follow up

  • Drafting and filing applications before the relevant authorities
  • Follow up during the registration process
  • Monitoring of deadlines
  • Responding to office actions

 

Maintenance

  • Renewal
  • Recordals of ownership changes

 

Defense of your rights

  • Watching
  • Negotiations with third parties
  • Drafting  of coexistence agreements, amicable dispute settlement agreements during the pre-litigation phase

Domain names

Preliminary analysis

  • Audit and optimization of your domain name portfolio
  • Availability searches
  • Filing strategy (extensions and domain name variants)

 

Registration and maintenance of rights

  • Registration of domain names
  • Renewal and monitoring of deadlines

 

Defense of your rights

  • Watching
  • Negotiations with third parties
  • Drafting  of coexistence and settlement agreements during the pre-litigation phase
  • Domain name dispute resolution

Your copyrights

  • Analysis of protected creations
  • Obtaining admissible evidence of copyrighted materials
  • Negotiation and drafting of assignment contracts
  • Defense of your rights
  • Advice on how to comply with related moral rights
  • Advice on how to comply with image rights