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10-12-2016
Matthias Bebi, Isler & Pedrazzini AG, Switzerland
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New non-use cancellation proceedings in Switzerland


Matthias Bebi, Isler & Pedrazzini AG, SwitzerlandAs of January 1, 2017 an administrative cancellation proceeding for trademarks which are attackable due to non-use will be available in Switzerland. As in many other countries, trademarks with protection in Switzerland can be cancelled if they have not been used for a continuous period of five years without an important reason. Currently this cancellation is only possible by means of a cancellation action before the competent civil court. This option is seldom chosen because of the high costs and the length of the proceedings, despite the  read more


Isler & Pedrazzini AG, Patent & Trademark Attorneys



Mr Michael Degkwitz

Mr Michael Degkwitz
Gotthardstrasse 53
CH-8027 Zurich
Switzerland (CH)
Tel +41 4 42 83 47 00
Fax +41 4 42 83 47 47
mail@islerpedrazzini.ch
www.islerpedrazzini.ch

Established in 1910, Isler & Pedrazzini AG has grown to become one of Switzerland’s largest Patent and Trademark Attorneys Firms. The firm is offering a full range of services in respect of Intellectual Property Law as well as to related legal fields. The firm has 11 Patent Attorneys and 6 lawyers. The professional staff is 46.
Areas of Practice cover Intellectual Property Law including Patent, Trademark and Design Prosecution & Domain Names, Corporate Law in particular Start-up Companies, Intellectual Property Litigation, Unfair Competition, Copyright and EEC Intellectual Property, Antitrust Law and Intellectual Property Strategies.
The Contributing person, Matthias Bebi, is trademark attorney at Isler & Pedrazzini AG. He is active as a trademark attorney since 2001.