Intellectual Property

Our firm advises and represents clients in relation to both litigious and non-litigious intellectual property matters.

We assist our clients in making the right and most efficient decisions to protect and to optimize the value their intellectual property rights. This work includes the implementation of procedures protecting trade secrets from involuntary disclosures and drafting employment or scientific collaboration agreements to protect our clients’ expectations. We also assist our clients in registering and prosecuting trademarks, designs and patents in Switzerland and abroad thanks to a network of trusted intellectual property specialists.
We assist our clients in enforcing their intellectual property rights and in avoiding unnecessary litigation. In this respect, we provide strategic advice in contentious matters and represent our clients in court and arbitration proceedings involving copyright, patents, trademarks and designs.
We draft contracts related to intellectual property rights such as licenses, research and development and transfer of technology agreements. Together with our specialists in corporate matters, we also evaluate intellectual property rights issues in mergers, acquisition and financing transactions.