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Brands: 6 misconceptions of many entrepreneurs

Specialists in trademark law are sometimes struck by the preconceived ideas surrounding trademarks. Here is an anthology that will help to dispel some of the misconceptions: « I have been using my trademark for many years on the market and therefore have a right to it. »… «...Read more»

Me Gerber is quoted in an article published in ARCINFO in relation to quarantine in case of return from a country at risk and the right to salary

Is an employee entitled to his or her salary if he or she is quarantined upon return from vacation in a country at risk? Me Sandra Gerber had looked into this question and is quoted in an article published in ARCINFO. «...Read more»

Wilhelm Gilliéron Attorneys Corp. recognized by Best Lawyers

Wilhelm Gilliéron Attorneys Corp. is pleased to inform you that its two partners, Christophe Wilhelm and Philippe Gilliéron, have both been recognized by the American reference guide Best Lawyers as among the best Swiss lawyers in their respective fields of expertise, i.e. corporate law for… «...Read more»

Schrems II: Is the transfer of personal data to the USA still allowed?

In a long awaited decision (C-311/18), delivered on 16 July 2020 and already widely publicised, the Court of Justice of the European Union had to rule on the validity of the standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to processors established in third… «...Read more»

Wilhelm Gilliéron Attorneys-at-Law Corp. : announcement

We are pleased to announce the partnership of Philippe Gilliéron in our firm as of July 1, 2020. Philippe Gilliéron is a recognized specialist in intellectual property law, data protection and new technologies and teaches these branches at the Universities of Lausanne and Fribourg as… «...Read more»

IT contracts and companies: 10 pitfalls to avoid

Reviewing terms and conditions when one acquires a software or SaaS application is not a pleasant experience. In fact, the entrepreneur often tends to think that IT is a supporting function, and that the review of those terms and conditions is an unnecessary waste of… «...Read more»
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