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LALIVE

35 RUE DE LA MAIRIE, PO BOX 6569, 1211 GENEVA 6, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 105 20 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 105 20 60
Email:
Web:
www.lalive.ch
Doha, Geneva, London, Zurich

Thomas Widmer

Tel:
Work +41 58 105 2000
Email:
LALIVE

Work Department

Intellectual Property; Litigation - Domestic and Cross Border

Position

Counsel. Thomas Widmer joined LALIVE as an associate in 2007. His main areas of practice are domestic litigation and intellectual property.

Career

Thomas Widmer trained in Geneva with Rouvinet Eigenheer Beguin (2005-2006) and at the finance department of the City of Geneva (2004). He also participated as a member of the Geneva Law Faculty team to the 2003 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna.

Languages

French, English, Spanish, German

Member

Member of the Copyright Special Committee of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI),the International Trademark Association (INTA) and the Association Romande de Propriété Intellectuelle (AROPI).

Education

Law degree from the University of Geneva (2003) and also studied at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands (2002). He also holds three World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) certificates ("General Course on Intellectual Property", "Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications" and "Patents").


Switzerland

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Lalive mainly handles contentious IP matters, but also advises clients on trade mark portfolio management. ‘Proactive and extremely knowledgeable’ counsel Thomas Widmerresponds very quickly and keeps clients updated’; he represented IKKS in proceedings against third-party usage of its trade mark.

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