INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
SERVING YOUR SUCCESS

SEDIN helps you to protect your valuable business assets from the creation of your ideas until the launch of your products and services in the market. We deal with all aspects of defining, protecting, defending and optimizing your IP rights in the best, most cost-effective way.

Where does your project stand and what actions do you need to take? Follow our checklist !

Concept

  • Protect your creations with a confidentiality agreement
  • Keep proof of your creations
  • Determine the distinctive and protectable features of your product, service, website, trade name, etc.
  • Conduct a search to make sure you are free to use them
  • Review your existing portfolio of IP rights
  • Identify your competitors as well as their IP rights

 

Development

  • Create unique brands, logos and taglines to distinguish yourself from the competition
  • Keep proof of your creations
  • Determine the distinctive and protectable features of your product, service, website, trade name, etc.
  • Conduct a search to make sure you are free to use them
  • Acquire copyrights from agencies or creators

Pre-launch

  • Conduct a search to make sure you are free to use the distinctive characteristics of your product, service, website, trade name, etc.
  • Establish the protection strategy according to your target markets, products, services and budget
  • Acquire copyrights from agencies or creators
  • Protect your assets through trademark, design, patent and domain name applications

Launch

  • Conduct a search to make sure you are free to use the distinctive characteristics of your product, service, website, trade name, etc.
  • Acquire copyrights from agencies or creators
  • Protect your assets through trademark, design, patent and domain name filings
  • Use your trademark properly
  • Respect third parties’ IP rights

Post-launch

  • Use your trademark properly
  • Respect third parties’ IP rights
  • Increase your profits by considering licensing or franchising your IP rights
  • Monitor and defend your IP rights
  • Watch your competitors
  • If you launch a new product or service, change their distinctive elements or export them into a new market, conduct searches and protect your new IP rights
  • Manage and optimize your IP rights portfolio

SEDIN, your experts in intellectual property.

43

years of experience

753

clients since 1976

10

associates

1429

trademarks filed

360

degrees: a global vision of your needs

 

AT THE SERVICE OF OUR CLIENTS

We represent both Swiss and foreign clients ranging from freelancers, start-ups, foundations, small and medium-sized businesses to multinational companies. We also provide assistance to leading law firms and trademark agents on behalf of their domestic clients with Swiss IP matters. Our services cover various industries including, among others, food and beverage, packaging solutions, charity, chemicals, oil and gas, pet food, baby care, jewelry, construction and building materials, sports equipment and fashion.

  • "Our startup develops simultaneously many brands with a view to launch them on the national and/or international market. SEDIN is assisting us since our creation and is involved on all aspects relating to the protection of our trademarks.
    We are delighted with our cooperation with the entire team, which demonstrates professionalism, agility, responsiveness and reliability. We can only but recommend them."

    Viridi Unit
  • "After having worked with other companies, we found a quality of listening and an efficient responsiveness at SEDIN. We recommend this company for all matters relating to the protection of trademarks."

    Fromagerie Le Maréchal
  • "Working with SEDIN is, first, a real pleasure, but above all, a guarantee of security, trust and responsiveness, three vital factors for entrepreneurship."

    Bao Canteen
  • "We are a start-up for which transparency and flexibility are qualities that we seek from our partners and SEDIN completely fulfills our expectations in this regard. In addition, their expertise in the field ensures clear recommendations that allow us to make well-informed decisions in a quick way."

    Lymo
  • "I always appreciated the straight advice received from SEDIN at a reasonable cost."

    HEAD Technology
  • "We had a great contact with SEDIN team. They were very professional through the whole process and took the time to advise us on what we needed. They are extremely knowledgeable and follow up quickly. Highly recommended."

    St Clair Brewing
  • "SEDIN always acts with rigor, professionalism and efficiency, and enable to peacefully handle the most difficult situations. I definitely recommend them."

    Dépannage Informatique Genève
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