Beglinger Legal
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 Jacques Beglinger  D.E.S.S.
 Attorney-at-law
 Raemistrasse 5/7, P.O.Box 519
 8024 Zurich
 Switzerland
 Phone +41 44 250 49 91

 Fax +41 44 250 49 92
 E-Mail  office@beg.ch
 www.beg.ch

The Law Firm has a special focus on legal consulting and litigation in:
  • Technology law, in particular ITC-  and licensing law, outsourcing;
  • Data protection
  • Internet law, including  domain name disputes and compliance issues;
  • Legal aspects of research & development, including public funding;
  • E-Business law, including B-to-B, B-to-C, e-Recruitment, and E-Government law
  • Intellectual property law
Due to a change
in the type of work undertaken
no new mandates
will be accepted.

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The Law Firm is located at Raemistrasse 5-7, close to the Lake of Zurich, Bellevue square and Hohe Promenade Parking.

Take tramway lines 2,4,5,8,9,11,15 to Bellevue or S-Bahn 3,5,6,7,9,12,16,18 to Bahnhof Stadelhofen.
By car take directions City  and See  to reach Parkhaus Hohe Promenade. The Law Firm is only a few steps away.
Zurich Airport  Unique (Zurich-Kloten)  is 11 km  away; from there take S-Bahn Nr. 16 to Bahnhof Stadelhofen (15 minutes) or Taxi  (ca. 30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions).

Recent presentations:

Das EUR-Charts-Projekt / The Making of EC Law in Charts, Visualisierung eines Rechtsgebietes am Beispiel des Rechts der Europäischen Union,
Internationales Rechtsinformatik Symposion
University of Salzburg 2008
 
Transferring data outside the EU
Model contracts, safe harbour status, binding corporate rules - making the right choice'The Lawyer' Conference on Data Protection, London, 2008


EUR-charts.eu
Visualizing EU law in charts and diagrams


EU competition law
20 particularly important pieces of legislative material from the field of competition law (including in particular the Treaty provisions on competition, the Merger Regulation, the horizontal block exemptions, Regulation 2003/1 and secondary law on state aid) for individual download and search term retrieval.

J. Beglinger studied  in Zurich, graduated also in France with a  Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées in international commercial law  (1985) and received additional education at US universities. He passed the Zurich Bar exam in 1989. He participated in the build-up of the then Swiss Legal Database Swisslex  (1986 – 1989) and acquired in depth knowedge in ITC- and technology law  as a legal counsel to a large, globally operating Swiss technology group, where he ultimately assumed groupe-wide responsibility for legal matters of i.a. e-procurement, e-recruitment, information systems infrastrucure  and e-business (1991-2002). As of 1995, he also practiced law as  sole practitioner,  focusing on ITC-,  IPR- , technology law (including in particular R&D, licensing, IT services, domain name and e-commerce issues, with a special focus on EU legal development); counseling large companies as well as small technology firms. J.Beglinger served as an expert to Swiss federal lawmaking, is a frequent speaker at seminars and is a member to several industry commissions (i.a. ICC Commission on E-Business, IT and Telecom-TaskForce on Electronic Contracting, economiesuisse Expert Group " Informationsociety",  SWICO Expert Group "Legal Affairs") .  He is  listed with the ICC's List of Arbiters and is counseling on Corporate e-Governance issues, in particular legal aspects of document retention / records management (founding member ofSwiss Center of Competence for Records Management, Head of economisuisse Task Force on Document Retention) and data privacy (founding president of the Swiss Business Data Privacy Association (Verein Unternehmens-Datenschutz VUD ). He acts as a Task Force Rapporteur  to the ICC Commission on Commercial Law and Practice CLP-Task Force on Technology Transfer and co-drafter of the respective ICC Model Agreement. He has been nominated a Swiss delegate to the BIAC Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD  – Task Force Spam / Development of Best Practices for ISPs and E-mail marketers in 2005.

Recent Publications:

TOBLER/BEGLINGER/GEURSENEssential EUCompetition  Law  in Charts, with Companion website
75 charts, 143 p., HVG-ORAC, 20101,  ISBN 978-963-258-118-7
The volume has been produced within the framework of the EC Law in Charts Project (www.eur-charts.eu).  It is associated to the series of the E.M. Meijers Institute of Legal Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

TOBLER/BEGLINGER
Essential EU Law  in Charts

"The idea behind this book is that students, in-house lawyers, and practitioners alike could benefit from a comprehensive set of graphic representations of the “core” of EC law, in the form of charts, in addition to the existing legal literature.  This concept was developed through the combined professional experience of the authors, in academia and legal practice. "
278 charts, 363 p., HVG-ORAC, 2010,  ISBN 978-963-258-086-9
The volume has been produced within the framework of the EC Law in Charts Project (www.eur-charts.eu).  It is associated to the series of the E.M. Meijers Institute of Legal Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

TOBLER/BEGLINGEREssential EU Law  in Text
Companion publication to "Essential EU Law in Charts", 112  p., HVG-ORAC, 2010,  ISBN 978-963-258-087-6
The volume has been produced within the framework of the EC Law in Charts Project (www.eur-charts.eu).  It is associated to the series of the E.M. Meijers Institute of Legal Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

BORTOLOTTI/BEGLINGER/REUTTER et alt, ICC MODEL INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY CONTRACT
Commission on Commercial Law and Practice, ICC Publication No. 674, 2009 Edition., ISBN 978-3-033-01801-3, acting as co-drafter and Rapporteur to the Task Force on Technology Transfer  [order]

BEGLINGER/BURGWINKEL/LEHMANN/NEUENSCHWANDER/WILDHABER, Records Management
Praktiker-Leitfaden zur gesetzeskonformen elektronischen Dokumentenführung- und -archivierung, mit Mustern, Vorlagen und Checklisten - unter Einbezug des revidierten Datenschutzrechts [i.e. Practitioner's Handbook to legally compliant management and archiving of company data , including forms and checklists - including the revised data protection law], 2nd revised and enhanced edition  2008, 432 p., ISBN 978-3-033-01801-3  [order]

BRUN/BEGLINGER/TANNER,  Elektronisch Rechnung stellen - Ein Leitfaden für Unternehmen und Organisationen [Electronic Invoicing - A Guide for Companies and Organizations]
Published in parallel in the series of  economiesuisse Dossierpolitik Nr. 24, 12.2007  (French version / Italian version)  as well as in the journal 'Der Schweizer Treuhänder ['The Swiss Certified Accountant']  Der Schweizer Treuhänder 12|2007 p.965, et seq. (also  translated in French)

BEGLINGER, Elektronische Archivierung - die rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen [Electronic Archiving - the legal framework]
digma - Zeitschrift für Datenrecht und Informationssicherheit [i.e. journal for data law and information security, published by Schulthess, Zurich], 2005-2, pp.72, et seq.

TOBLER/BEGLINGEREssential EC Law  in Charts
"The idea behind this book is that students, in-house lawyers, and practitioners alike could benefit from a comprehensive set of graphic representations of the “core” of EC law, in the form of charts, in addition to the existing legal literature.  This concept was developed through the combined professional experience of the authors, in academia and legal practice. "
240 charts, 313 p., HVG-ORAC,
2007,  ISBN 978-963-7490-96-5 [Download Order Form, Download Sample Charts]
The volume has been produced within the framework of the
EC Law in Charts Project (www.eur-charts.eu).  It is associated to the series of the E.M. Meijers Institute of Legal Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

BRUN/BEGLINGER/TANNER,  Elektronisch Rechnung stellen - Ein Leitfaden für Unternehmen und Organisationen [Electronic Invoicing - A Guide for Companies and Organizations]
Published in parallel in the series of  economiesuisse Dossierpolitik Nr. 24, 12.2007  (French version / Italian version)  as well as in the journal 'Der Schweizer Treuhänder ['The Swiss Certified Accountant']  Der Schweizer Treuhänder 12|2007 p.965, et seq. (also  translated in French)