Legal aspects in the test phase of prototypes
Prototypes are particularly common in the machine and software industry. As soon as a company contacts business partners, e.g. potential customers or development partners, regarding a prototype, the rights of the company must be well secured.
Virtual General Meetings under the new Swiss Corporate Law
The revision of the Swiss Corporate law which is expected to come into force on 1 January 2022 provides that a general meeting can be held without a venue and fully virtual (art. 701d nOR). The following blog article evaluates the new provision and shows which special measures have to be taken by a company to organise a virtual general meeting.
Registration of patents - is it worth it?
Many young companies in the technology sector are faced with the question of whether they should apply for a patent for a technical development. The costs for patent protection are usually very high for young companies. In which cases is it worthwhile to apply for a patent and what are the alternatives?
Legal aspects in the development of prototypes
Prototypes are particularly common in the machine and software industry. As soon as your company contacts business partners, e.g. potential customers or development partners, regarding a prototype, your company's rights to the prototype must be well secured.
Export control clauses in confidentiality agreements
Many companies, particularly American companies, include clauses concerning export control law in their confidentiality agreements as standard. Is it delicate for a Swiss company to sign such clauses? This article examines this question.