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
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.
The MLL team was led by Simon Holzer (pictured) and Ulrike Ciesla.
Walder Wyss represented OTTO'S in this legal dispute. The team included Michael Isler (Partner, IP/IT - pictured) and Christine Leuch (Managing Associate, IP/IT).
The Swiss Federal Patent Court held that Alcon, by having made changes during examination to some claim features, had violated Art. 123 (2) EPC, and revoked the Swiss and Liechtenstein part of Alcon's European patent. The decision is not yet final.