Corporate Law / M&A : Assistance to a group of companies active in the field of education within the framework of a financing (with a convertible loan) by a private equity firm.
Intellectual Property / Asset deal : Assistance to an international publishing house in the context of the acquisition of intangible assets (trademark and copyright) as well as representation of more than twenty trademark holders and opponents to registration within the framework of disputes related to the validity of trademarks.
Media Law / Freedom of press : Assistance and representation of companies active in the media sector and of journalists within the framework of a dozen civil, criminal and administrative proceedings conducted in all of the Western Switzerland Cantons.
Contract Law / Biotech : Assistance and representation of a biopharmaceutical company within the framework of the negotiation of licensing agreements regarding the development and commercialisation of various technologies and products in Asia.
Litigation / Contract Law : Representation of a pharmaceutical company in a million dollar litigation related to the consequences of the termination of a promotion agreement.
Public Procurement / Competition Law : Assistance to public law entities in the context of public tendering procedures.
Lifesciences / Medical law : Assistance to a hospital institution in the follow-up of its legal affairs, including IT and contractual matters.
Employment Law / Arbitration : Representation of a company of national importance within the framework of an arbitral dispute related to a collective redundancy case.
Philanthropy / Foundation Law : Establishment of two international foundations and continuous support regarding all legal matters arising from it (governance, tax exemption, immigration, employment law, data protection and financing).
International Organisations : Weekly assistance to a UN specialized agency, in relation to intellectual property, transfer of technology as well as data protection matters (including the review and drafting of more than forty major contracts).
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