ProLitteris, Swiss copyright society for literature and art
BiographyPhilip Kübler is a lawyer, manager and expert in the field of intellectual property, media, and the Internet. Before becoming CEO of ProLitteris, he was General Counsel for Swisscom, the leading Swiss telecommunications company. Philip Kübler holds a master degree in law (Berkeley) and a PhD (Zurich). He is an attorney with admission in Switzerland and New York. Philip Kübler is also a lecturer for media law and a member of the federal council’s advisory board in the media, the federal media commission EMEK.
About the companyProLitteris represents the copyrights of creators and publishers of text works and visual art in Switzerland. We arrange standard terms, tariffs and licensing agreements. Royalties are collected in all Switzerland and distributed to organizations and rights‘ holders in Switzerland and abroad. ProLitteris monitors compliance with copyright and cares for the development of intellectual property in the interest of authors, artists, publishers, and the society as a whole.
PresentationAvoiding trouble with intellectual property and copyright - and compliance management
There are multiple copyrights, patents and designs represented in a banknote. Intellectual property rights (IPR) enhance the looks, the quality and the distinctiveness of the product. This doesn't come without risks, and it has affected the launch of banknotes in various countries of the world. Philip Kübler is an expert in copyright, telecommunications, IT and media law. He is also CEO of ProLitteris, the Swiss copyright society for text, literature, the visual arts and photography. The presentation addresses the legal pitfalls when a new banknote is created and launched.