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James Merz

James's practice focuses on intellectual property law, IT, technology and data-protection law, unfair competition law and civil litigation in these fields. He also advises on commercial and contract law. Prior to joining Froriep in 2015, James spent two years as an associate at a law firm in Zurich. He trained with the Commercial Court of the Canton of Aargau and a law firm in Zurich.James graduated in law and economics from the University of St Gallen in 2010 and was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 2012. In 2015 he was awarded a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in intellectual property law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

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A checklist for registering geographical names as trademarks in Switzerland

Posted by on Oct 11, 2016 2:09:33 PM

Geographical names can be a great source of inspiration for new trademarks. Well-known trademarks that consist of or have been inspired by geographical names include, for example, "Montblanc" or "Maui Jim".

Topics: Intellectual Property

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