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Michèle Burnier

Geneva, Switzerland Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Intellectual Property
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Intellectual Property - Switzerland

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Michèle Burnier is recognised for her experience assisting with trade mark disputes and unfair competition mandates. One appreciative client remarks: "She is very responsive, understood our needs and the problems to be solved urgently. She is results-orientated and nice to work with."
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Michèle Burnier is a partner and member of Pestalozzi’s IP&TMT group as well as Litigation and Arbitration group in Geneva. Her fields of expertise include intellectual property, including geographical indications, unfair competition, data protection, advertising and e-commerce law, IT and telecommunication law and contract law. She regularly represents clients before Swiss civil, administrative and/or criminal courts. In addition, Michèle Burnier frequently lectures in seminars in the fields of intellectual property law and unfair competition, also in cooperation with the Swiss Intellectual Property Institute. She also regularly acts as arbitral secretary under the ICC Rules or Swiss Rules.

Career

University of Lausanne (lic.iur., 1990). Bar admission (1995). Legal Counsel at Swiss Consumer Organization (1995). Legal Counsel at Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (1998). Joined Swiss law firm (2004). Joined Pestalozzi (2015). Partner at Pestalozzi (2017).

Professional Memberships

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), Association romande de propriété intellectuelle (AROPI), Licensing Executives Society (LES, member of the board of the Swiss national group), Chairman of the first Chamber of the Swiss Commission for Fair Advertising (CSL), Geneva Bar Association.

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Michèle Burnier

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