BUGNION® advises you in the development of your strategy for the protection, valorisation and defence of your trademarks in a personalised and trustworthy relationship.
An experienced team of lawyers and trademark paralegals manages a large number of trademarks in Switzerland and in more than 160 countries.
Our expertise in Switzerland and abroad covers the following services:
- development of personalised brand protection strategies through a business approach ;
- feasibility study of a trademark application (analysis of the trademark’s registrability, prior trademark rights search, legal risk analysis…) ;
- management of trademark portfolios (filing, renewal, follow-up on examination procedures and answers to notifications until full registration, recordal of ownership…) ;
- advice on securing and storing evidence of use ;
- brand surveillance and competitive intelligence ;
- monitoring of unauthorised use of trademarks on the Internet ;
- use investigation ;
- opposition proceedings ;
- intervention against counterfeiters , cease and desist letters, assistance in amicable dispute settlements, follow-up on litigations with specialised attorneys ;
- invalidity and revocation actions before the administrative authorities ;
- negotiation and contract drafting (assignment, licence, coexistence agreement, co-ownership…) ;
- audit of trademark portfolios ;
- training and awareness sessions on intellectual property issues ;
- development of IP budgets in strict compliance with the economic actors’ budgetary constraints.