Her vision of intellectual property:
"A legal and business engine in a global and strategic vision"
Nathalie is an intellectual property lawyer with more than fifteen years’ international experience in this field, in both the private practice and in-house.
Having joined SEDIN in 2017, Nathalie advises Swiss and foreign clients about the infringement risk and the protection and defense strategies for their trademarks, designs, copyrights and domain names, in Switzerland and on a global scale. Her areas of expertise are the availability searches, the building and the optimization of intellectual property rights (filings, responses to objections, reviews of portfolios, assignments) along with their defense (warning letters, negotiations, settlement agreements, oppositions, cancellation actions for non-use).
Her other duties are the coordination of the legal team’s work as well as the company’s business development.
Before joining SEDIN, Nathalie served several years in various international companies, in France and in Switzerland.
AIBL, APRAM, AROPI, INTA, MARQUES (member of Geographical Indications Team)
Master of Intellectual Property Law, Industrial Agreements, New Technologies Law – University of Grenoble, France
Business Law Degree – University of Lyon, France
Why a multifaceted approach is key to protecting jewellery designs in Switzerland, World Trademark Review, February 2021
Strategic combined approach to trademark and domain name protections, World Trademark Review, December 2020
Overview of appellations of origin and geographical indications in Switzerland in light of the forthcoming ratification of the Geneva Act, World Trademark Review, July 2020
Revision to the Swiss Copyright Act, World Trademark Review, June 2020
The challenge of protecting shape marks in Switzerland, World Trademark Review, May 2020
Protecting geographical names in Switzerland, World Trademark Review, February 2020
Apple lost against the trademark “Tick Different" of Swatch, Lexology, May 2019
Nathalie is recommended in World Trademark Review WTR 1000 2021 edition:
"Nathalie interprets even the most complex briefs, provides excellent reports and comes up with creative solutions in cases some may think are hopeless. Not only she is thorough, but she is great to work with and always willing to go the extra mile."