Nathalie Denel is an intellectual property (IP) lawyer with more than fifteen years experience in this field, both in private practice and in-house.
Working at Sedin since 2017, Nathalie advises brand owners from various industries about the IP risk and the protection and defense strategies for their trademarks, designs, copyrights and domain names, in Switzerland and abroad, with a global and business oriented approach.
Before joining Sedin, Nathalie held different legal positions in several international companies including Nestlé.
Nathalie is a member of APRAM, AROPI, INTA and MARQUES (member of Geographical Indications Team).
English, French, Spanish (Basic knowledge)
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, 18 February 2021
Strategic combined approach to trademark and domain name protections, World Trademark Review, 17 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, 16 July 2020
Revision to the Swiss Copyright Act, World Trademark Review, 18 June 2020
The challenge of protecting shape marks in Switzerland, World Trademark Review, 28 May 2020
Protecting geographical names in Switzerland, World Trademark Review, 27 February 2020
Apple lost against the trademark “Tick Different" of Swatch, Lexology, 14 May 2019
World Trademark Review WTR 1000 2021 edition