Michael Kunz

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 contract law, intellectual property law, technology transfer, and intellectual property licensing. Furthermore, he is engaged in the area of FinTech and Digital Economy.

Business activities

  • Swiss and U.S. Contract Law
  • IT and Intellectual Property Law
  • Technology Transfer and License Agreements
  • FinTech and Blockchain Technology
  • 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 2017
Legal Associate at MME
2017
Attorney at Intellectual Ventures, Bellevue (USA)
2017
Attorney at Seattle Symphony, Seattle (USA)
2016
Legal Intern at Ninu, Inc. and 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)
2009-2011
Legal Intern in a Business Law Firm (SG)

Memberships

Washington State Bar Association (WSBA)

 

Soon: 

Swiss Bar Association (SAV)

Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)