Magda Streuli-Youssef
Dr. iur., Attorney at Law
Partner

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Magda Streuli-Youssef is head of the Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Competition Team. She represents parties before courts and state authorities in all kind of intellectual property, media and unfair competition law matters. Her practice areas also include IP strategies, IP audits and licensing. She was a member of the Federal Commission for the Exploitation of Copyrights and Neighbouring Rights and former Vicepresident of the Federal Appeals Commission for Intellectual Property.

Born in 1953, Magda Streuli-Youssef was educated at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 1975, Dr. iur. 1978). She has working experience as attorney since 1980 and was a lecturer at Zurich University and at various institutions such as SAWI in Bienne and the EMBA of the University of St. Gall.

Magda Streuli-Youssef speaks German, English and French. She is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

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Magda Streuli-Youssef Magda Streuli-Youssef Magda Streuli-Youssef Magda Streuli-Youssef

Magda Streuli-Youssef
Dr. iur., Attorney at Law
Partner

Magda Streuli-Youssef is head of the Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Competition Team. She represents parties before courts and state authorities in all kind of intellectual property, media and unfair competition law matters. Her practice areas also include IP strategies, IP audits and licensing. She was a member of the Federal Commission for the Exploitation of Copyrights and Neighbouring Rights and former Vicepresident of the Federal Appeals Commission for Intellectual Property.

Born in 1953, Magda Streuli-Youssef was educated at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 1975, Dr. iur. 1978). She has working experience as attorney since 1980 and was a lecturer at Zurich University and at various institutions such as SAWI in Bienne and the EMBA of the University of St. Gall.

Magda Streuli-Youssef speaks German, English and French. She is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

 
 
 

Magda Streuli-Youssef
Direct phone: +41 58 658 56 70

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59


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Der Schutz von «Teilformmarken»(The protection of parts of three dimensional trademarks)

co-authored by Magda Streuli-Youssef and Daniel Zimmerli
in: Kunz/Herren/Cottier/Matteotti (Editor[s]), "Wirtschaftsrecht in Theorie und Praxis, Festschrift für Roland von Büren"
Basel 2009, pp. 397 ff.



Grundlagen/Urhebervertragsrecht(Introduction)

by Magda Streuli-Youssef
in: Magda Streuli-Youssef (Editor[s]), "Urhebervertragsrecht"
Zurich 2006


Prüfungsmassstab im Eintragungsverfahren – Schutzumfang im Verletzungsprozess(The criteria ruling the trademark examination – the scope of trademark protection in trademark conflicts)

by Magda Streuli-Youssef
in: "125 Jahre Markenhinterlegung, sic! Sondernummer"
2005, pp. 85 ff.




Neue Entwicklungen des UWG in der Praxis(Recent Developments and Practice in Unfair Competition Law)

co-authored by Magda Streuli-Youssef, Urs Saxer, Christian J. Meier-Schatz, David Rosenthal, Alexander Brunner and Lucas David
in: Meier-Schatz (Editor[s]), "Neue Entwicklungen des UWG in der Praxis"
Berne/Stuttgart/Vienna 2002


Lauterkeitsrecht – eine Auslegeordnung(Summary on the principles of unfair competition regulations in internet advertising)

co-authored by Rolf H. Weber, Magda Streuli-Youssef, Marc Schwenninger and Reto M. Hilty
in: Weber/Hilty/Auf der Maur (Editor[s]), "Geschäftsplattform Internet III"
Zurich 2002



Ungereimtheiten im Verhältnis zwischen Firmenrecht und Markenrecht(Inconsistencies between company name and trademark law)

co-authored by Carl Brandenbacher, Jörg Reinbothe, Magda Streuli-Youssef, Walter Moser, Georg Wenglort, Roland Grossenbacher, Jürg Simon, Karl-Heinz Feter and Michael Lehmann
in: Brandenbacher/Simon (Editor[s]), "Neueste Entwicklungen im europäischen und internationalen Immaterialgüterrecht"
Basel/Geneva/Munich 2000


Zur Dringlichkeit bei vorsorglichen Massnahmen(The aspect of urgency for interim relief)

by Magda Streuli-Youssef
in: Donatsch et al. (Editor[s]), "125 Jahre Kassationsgericht des Kantons Zürich"
Zurich 2000


Unlautere Werbe- und Verkaufsmethoden (Art. 3 UWG)(Unfair Advertising and Selling Practices)

by Magda Streuli-Youssef
in: David/von Büren (Editor[s]), "Schweizerisches Immaterialgüter- und Wettbewerbsrecht (SIWR)"
Vol. V/1, Basel/Frankfurt 1998


Lotteriegesetzgebung(Lottery law)

by Magda Streuli-Youssef
in: David/von Büren (Editor[s]), "Schweizerisches Immaterialgüter- und Wettbewerbsrecht (SIWR)"
Vol. V/1, Basel/Frankfurt 1998 (^)


Besonderheiten des Urheberrechts im Rechtsverkehr(Particularities of copyright law in transactions)

by Magda Streuli-Youssef
in: "Aktuelle Juristische Praxis (AJP)" 8/1996, pp. 958–966


Auch fremdsprachige Sachbezeichnungen können Gemeingut sein(Foreign language generic terms in trademark law)

by Magda Streuli-Youssef
in: Kurer/Sangiorgio/Ritscher/Aschmann (Editor[s]), "Binsenwahrheiten des Immaterialgüterrechts, FS für Lucas David"
Zurich 1996


Dienstleistungsmarke(Service trademarks)

by Magda Streuli-Youssef
in: "Aktuelle Juristische Praxis (AJP)" 5/1993, pp. 528–530



Der Rechtsschutz gegen sog. Piratenmarken(Legal Protection against bad faith trademark registration)

by Magda Streuli-Youssef
in: "Schweizerische Mitteilungen über Immaterialgüterrecht (SMI)" 1/1985


Deals and Cases

Greatbatch/INTEGER

Following completion of the acquisition of the Lake Region Medical groupe by Greatbatch, Inc. and the renaming of Lake Region Medical into INTEGER, Greatbatch contributed in multiple capital increases own shares to Swiss-based P Medical Holding AG/INTEGER (Switzerland) GmbH, which were swapped against shares in the Irish-based Lake Region Medical Holdings Limited. The transaction was completed by a down-stream merger of P Medical Holding AG into its subsidiary INTEGER (Switzerland) GmbH.

Walder Wyss acts as Swiss legal advisor to Greatbatch. The team is led by Urs P. Gnos (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and further includes Ueli Sommer (Partner, Employment), Magda Streuli (Partner, IP), Samuel Lieberherr (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Christian Hagen (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Christine Beutler (Managing Associate, Notary) and Marco Hottinger (Trainee, Corporate/M&A).


ING sells Designer Outlet Landquart

ING Real Estate has sold the Designer Outlet Landquart to a special purpose vehicle (SPV) established by a London based investment fund. Following this transaction, the former owner of the real estate, the Swiss company ING Real Estate Development Alpenrhein AG, Zurich, will be dissolved and liquidated.

Walder Wyss advised ING in the transaction. The team was led by Lucas Hänni (Counsel, Corporate/M&A) und further included Markus Vischer (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Ueli Sommer (Partner, Employment), Magda Streuli-Youssef (Partner, IP/IT), Gion Giger (Managing Associate, IP/IT), Andrea Hauser (Associate, IP/IT), Ralph Imoberdorf (Associate, Corporate/M&A) and Matthias F. Leemann (Trainee, Corporate/M&A).


Mövenpick sells Swiss concession gastronomy to Coop

Mövenpick Holding AG has entered into an agreement with Coop Group regarding the sale of Marché Restaurants Schweiz AG.

The transaction is subject to Swiss Competition Commission approval. Marché Restaurants outside Switzerland and the Mövenpick Restaurants in Basel, Zurich, Lucerne and Chiasso are outside the scope of the transaction. Marché Restaurants Schweiz AG operates 25 restaurants at 20 rest stops, and another three at Zurich Airport. It is thus the market leader in Swiss concession gastronomy. Marché’s turnover in Switzerland exceeded CHF 120 mio. in 2012. Mövenpick is a Swiss group of companies with global presence. Its core competency lies in the hospitality business with a focus on gastronomy, hotels, wine and premium branded products.

Walder Wyss AG has acted as legal advisor to Mövenpick. The team was led by Markus Vischer (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and further included Magda Streuli-Youssef (Partner, IP/IT), Reto Jacobs (Partner, Antitrust), Lucas Hänni (Counsel, Corporate/M&A), Gion Giger (Managing Associate, Antitrust), Simon Kehl (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Dirk Spacek (Associate, IP/IT), Fabienne Claudon (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Ralph Imoberdorf (Associate, Corporate/M&A) and Livius Schill (Junior Associate, Corporate).

 


IPO Cembra Money Bank

On 30 October 2013, Cembra Money Bank AG (formerly GE Money Bank AG) listed its shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange. In connection with the IPO, the controlling shareholder, GE Capital Swiss Funding AG, a subsidiary of General Electric Inc., USA, publicly sold a majority stake in the company. The issue price was set at CHF 51 per share. The market capitalisation of Cembra Money Bank amounts to approx. CHF 1.5 bn.

Walder Wyss has advised the issuer Cembra Money Bank in this transaction. The team has been led by Markus Pfenninger (Partner, Banking Finance) and Alex Nikitine (Managing Associate, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A) and included Mark Reutter (Partner, IP/IT), Magda Streuli-Youssef (Partner, IP/IT), Maurus Winzap (Partner, Tax), David Borer (Associate, Banking Finance) and Ramona Wyss (Junior Associate, Banking Finance).


Ex-parte measures Lindt & Sprüngli vs. Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund and Chocolat Frey AG entirely lifted

With decision of October 25, 2013, the President of the Commercial Court in St. Gallen lifted the ex-parte injunction prohibiting advertising and sale of gold-wrapped bears on the grounds that Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund and Chocolat Frey were first in commercialising a gold-wrapped bear during the Christmas season.

Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund and Chocolat Frey AG are represented in the preliminary injunction proceedings by our Partner Dr. Magda Streuli-Youssef. To download the decision click below.

 


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