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Firm News: Transfer of IP rights

We have assisted a Seoul-based bioengineering company operating as a subsidiary of a global health care group with a transfer of intellectual property rights. Our Patent department has dealt with the transfer of rights of a European Patent registered in the pharma industry. We have drafted the power-of-attorney, the deed of assignment and the specific […]Learn More

Counterfeiting, luxury brands and intellectual property – from pineapples to Patek Philippe

  If back in the day, having on your dinner table a pineapple was the ultimate symbol of luxury and wealth, nowadays owning a Patek Philippe tells the rest of the people cues about who you are, your socio-economic status and so on. Pineapple was a novelty to Europeans and most importantly, it was scarce, […]Learn More

Firm News: trademark dispute settlement

We have successfully assisted a Swiss-based client operating in the tea and beverage industry, with a trademark dispute regarding the coexistence a similar brand on the UK market. The two brands were being used in quasi-identical fields, our client producing a minerals, vitamin, and collagen enriched tea with dermatological effects, whilst the opponent was producing […]Learn More

Your website, your assets: making the most of IP rights

Ideas can no longer be protected, and that is a fact, but expressions of ideas can and a website is such an expression. Depending on the idea you have, it can fall under the protective mantle of the different types of IP. At a first glance, protecting your intangible assets seems either like a waste […]Learn More

How can caution save your business

What do you do when your Client’s trademark contains a generic prefix or suffix in an industry where the consumers are usually assisted or benefit from an expert opinion in acquiring a product? This is the question usually addressed by applicants when they intend to file a sign as a trademark, especially in the pharmaceutical […]Learn More

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