Melanie Müller is an Associate on the Life Sciences and Health Law as well as the IP and IT teams.
She advises national and international companies as well as individuals on the full range of life sciences issues, including pharmaceuticals, data protection and administrative law matters, and represents clients before the courts and the authorities.
In addition, Melanie Müller specialises in advising national and international clients on intellectual property matters, focusing primarily on trademarks, copyright and licensing.
|2017||Attorney at law at Wenger Plattner|
|2015||Various temporary placements for an administrative body, at a law firm and at a private bank in Basel (2015-2016)|
|2014||Boston University School of Law (LL.M.)|
|2014||University of Basel (MLaw)|
|2012||University of Basel (BLaw)|
Newsletter 2/21: The revised Swiss Data Protection Act (FADP): Changes and their impact on companies
In fall 2020, the Swiss Parliament adopted the total revision of the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP). The revised FADP is expected to enter into force mid-2022. The purpose of the total revision is to bring the FADP into line with the rapid changes in technology, the changed social circumstances, and the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR) that entered into force in 2018.
Copyright 2021 - A practical cross-border insight into copyright law
In: The International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG), 7th Edition, London 2020, pp. 99-103
The Pharma Legal Handbook Switzerland
Regulatory, Pricing and Reimbursement Overview · Preclinical and Clinical Trial Requirements · Marketing, Manufacturing, Packaging and Labeling Advertising · Traditional Medicines and OTC Products · Product Liability · Patents and Trademarks · Regulatory Reforms | Pharma Board Room, London 2020
Copyright 2020 - A practical cross-border insight into copyright law
In: The International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG), 6th Edition, London 2019, pp. 139-143
Aktuelle Entwicklungen im Bereich Life Sciences
Tagungsbericht zum Seminar des Europa Instituts an der Universität Zürich vom 2. Oktober 2018 in Zürich, in Life Science Recht (LSR) 1/2019, S. 53-59
The Intellectual Property Review, Chapter 20 Switzerland
Andrea Strahm / Martina Braun / Yannick Hostettler / Melanie Müller, Eighth Edition, London 2019, pp. 248-259
The International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to: Copyright 2019
Melanie Müller / Yannick Hostettler, 5th Edition, London 2018, pp. 139-143
The Intellectual Property Review, Chapter 22 Switzerland
Andrea Strahm / Martina Braun / Yannick Hostettler / Melanie Müller, Seventh Edition, London 2018, pp. 264-275
Newsletter 1/18: When do you need trademark protection in addition to your business name?
Sometimes, persons setting up a company are confident that their business name is adequately protected by registering the company in the Commercial Register and believe that this sufficiently prevents third parties from using their name. This newsletter explains the implications of protecting a Business name and the circumstances in which it is advisable to also register a trademark.