Mark Schweizer heading for presidency

As noted earlier on this Blog here, the new President of the Federal Patent Court will be elected later this year. The Judicial Committee has evaluated the candidates and proposes to the United Federal Assembly for election: Mark Schweizer.

Mark is very active and of high renown in the field of IP. He

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Restored from breakdown

My Blog was broken in the morning, after a bunch of updates 🙁

The good news is: No content is lost, restoring from backup worked almost perfectly — besides various styling issues.

You know what? A perfect chance to switch the whole Blog to a more modern layout. Almost finished now, will sort

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Bystronic Laser AG ./. Tomologic AB

We have reported on this matter already on February 3, 2017 when ex parte interim measures have been denied; see this Blog here.

At that time, it has only been an educated guess that Bystronic Laser AG and Tomologic AB were involved. But it is confirmed now: We can catch a glimpse of what

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Zurich IP Retreat

This international retreat is organized by INGRES and ETH Zurich at

Seehof Küsnacht
Hornweg 28
8700 Küsnacht (ZH)

It will be held on September 8-9, 2017 in honor of Dr. Dieter Brändle, the first President of the Swiss Federal Patent Court who will step back at the end of 2017. Opinion leaders in the

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