Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Publishing firms

Legal Developments worldwide

Swiss IP&Technology Briefing

June 2009 - Intellectual Property. Legal Developments by Froriep Renggli.

More articles by this firm.

conThe “Panton Chair” decision by the Swiss Federal Supreme Court – the end of the 3-D mark as such?

The so-called “Panton Chair”, designed by the Danish designer Verner Panton in 1967, was the very first single-form injection-moulded plastic chair and is considered to be one of the most famous and influential chairs of the 20th century. Verner Panton’s widow applied for registration of the “Panton Chair” as a three-dimensional trademark in Switzerland.