Michael Kunz

Senior Legal Associate, LL.M.

Profile

Michael Kunz joined MME in 2017. He previously worked as an attorney at a leading Swiss legal protection insurance company and worked for several organizations in the greater Seattle area after passing the Washington State bar exam. Michael Kunz focuses his practice on the areas of contract law, fintech and distributed ledger technology regulation. Furthermore, he is engaged in the areas of intellectual property law, technology transfer and intellectual property licensing.

Business activities

  • Contract Law
  • Blockchain | DLT | FinTech
  • Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law
  • Technology Transfer and License Agreements
  • Data Protection, Big Data, IT Compliance
  • Software Protection 

Education

2016
Admitted to the Washington State Bar (USA)
2016
University of Washington (LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law and Policy)
2013
Admitted to the Swiss Bar
2011
University of Zurich (MLaw)
2010
University of Zurich (BLaw)

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Practical Experience

since 2018
Senior Legal Associate at MME
2017
Legal Associate at MME
2017
Attorney at Intellectual Ventures, Bellevue (USA)
2017
Attorney at Seattle Symphony, Seattle (USA)
2016
Legal Intern at CoMotion Innovation Center, Seattle (USA)
2013-2015
Attorney at a Swiss Legal Protection Insurance Company
2011
Law Clerk at the District Court of Wil (SG)

Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association (WSBA)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)