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Dispute Resolution Litigation

MLL Legal represents Bayer HealthCare before the Federal Patent Court

The Swiss Federal Patent Court held Bayer’s patent to be preliminarily valid and – in particular – confirmed the existence of inventive step. The court granted a preliminary injunction prohibiting generic company Helvepharm from distributing its generic “Sorafenib Zentiva” in Switzerland. Patent owner Bayer HealthCare filed a request for preliminary injunction based on the Swiss/Lichtenstein […]

News Tech

MLL advises Avobis Group on different digitisation projects

MLL has advised Avobis Group on several different digitisation projects, including the legal structuring of the real estate matching plattform Property Captain which was recognized with the Best Swiss Web 2022 Award (gold in the category innovation, silber in the category technology and bronze in the category business). Another one is the setup of the […]

News

Kilian Schärli new international chair of LESI YCM – Young

Kilian Schärli, partner at MLL, has been elected as the international chair of the LESI YCM – Young Members Congress. The nomination was held during the annual LESI international annual conference that took place from 8-10 May 2022 in Venice. The Licensing Executives Society International (LESI) is an association of 33 national and regional Member […]

IP Litigation

MLL representation of Swisscom Switzerland in a patent infringement claim

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 […]

Banking & Finance

MLL advised Alven Capital in a Serie A investment in

The engineering intelligence company Neural Concept raises a CHF 9,1 Mio Serie A investment to scale Engineering Intelligence within industrial organizations. With the financing round the company will fuel further growth as the recruiting of more team members. Following the strong growth in customers, the EPFL-spin-off was an attractive company to look at. In this […]

Appointments

MLL promoted three of its lawyers to senior associate

MLL has promoted three of its lawyers.Thomas Nietlispach, Grégoire Schafroth and Maeve Romano have been promoted to senior associates. Thomas Nietlispach (pictured right) is a member of the Zurich corporate & M&A team. His main areas of practice focus on capital markets, M&A and general corporate matters. He has broad experience advising private and public […]

Capital Markets

FTX Crypto Exchange launched an European unit

MLL advised FTX Crypto Exchange, a global cryptocurrency exchange, on the establishment and launch of FTX Europe. The company is planning a global expansion by extending its presence into Europe and the Middle East. FTX Europe will start offering FTX’s products and services to European clients via a licensed investment firm with passportable licenses across […]