Spanish pharmaceutical company Ferrer and Swiss clinical stage biotechnology company Asceneuron have announced the signing of a licensing agreement in which Ferrer obtains the exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize ASN90 in progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), an orphan neurological disease with a high unmet medical need. This agreement underscores the commitments both companies have […]
The Finnish private equity firm Juuri Partners Oy has announced its investment in DAF Group Oy, which is responsible for managing Subway’s business in Finland and Sweden through a long-term development agreement. Through the investment, DAF Group will expand its operations in Finland and Sweden, intending to strengthen its restaurant network and invest in its […]
INEOS Enterprises, a leading global chemical manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire MBCC Group’s Admixture Business from Sika. The admixture business is a leading producer of concrete additives essential for the construction industry, with well invested operations across 35 manufacturing sites and sales of around USD […]
Solenis has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Kolb Distribution‘s paper process chemicals business, a unit of KLK Kolb Group. The deal includes a long-term supply agreement, in which the KLK Kolb Group will manufacture paper process chemicals exclusively for Solenis. The acquisition will expand Solenis’ product offering and provide long-term supply agreement for […]
MLL Legal has successfully represented Lindt & Sprüngli against Lidl regarding the trademark protection for the “Lindt Gold Bunny”. With Judgment of 30 August 2022 the Swiss Federal Court has fully granted Lindt & Sprüngli’s injunction against Lidl and has prohibited Lidl from producing and distributing copies of the Lindt Gold Bunny. This Judgment implies […]
MLL’s patent team successfully represented Swisscom Switzerland in a patent infringement claim of a non-practicing entity directed at Swisscom’s product “Swisscom TV 2.0”, in particular the technology that allows specific parts of programs to be selected and reviewed after the broadcast. The Swiss Federal Patent Court considered the patent of the NPE to be invalid […]
In preliminary injunction proceedings initiated by Lindt & Sprüngli, the Commercial Court of the Canton of Aargau prohibited the use of a copy of Lindt’s trademark protected “Pouring Shot” logo on the packaging of chocolate truffes by a supermarket chain (decision of 23 July 2021, HSU.2021.12). Lindt & Sprüngli initiated preliminary injunction proceedings before the […]
MLL represented the Lumimart division of Coop, the second biggest Swiss retailer, in a trademark / unfair competition case against the German company Luminarte. The litigation team was composed of MLL’s attorneys-at-law Michael Ritscher (Head of IP) and Louisa Galbraith (Associate) as well as Walter Häberling (Partner).
The litigation team was composed of MLL’s attorneys-at-law Michael Ritscher (Head of IP - pictured) and Kilian Schärli (partner) as well as European Patent Attorney Thorsten Bausch (partner at Hoffmann Eitle) and MLL’s European Patent Attorney Ulrike Ciesla (partner).
Cocoa Luxury was represented by Simon Holzer (pictured), Renato Bucher and Anna Karczewski.