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Isabelle Bruder

Intellectual Property Lawyer

Her vision of intellectual property:
“The art to know how to protect one’s ideas”

Experience

Isabelle has fourteen years of intellectual property experience in private practice, including six years in Swiss renowned law firms, from which she has acquired an in-depth knowledge of Swiss and European legislation and practice. Over the years, Isabelle has advised a large number of clients and managed portfolios of internationally renowned groups, SMEs, start-ups and non-profit organizations.

Having joined SEDIN in 2019, Isabelle provides her clients with strategic advice for the constitution, maintenance and defense of their intangible assets such as trademarks, designs, copyrights and domain names, in Switzerland and internationally. She develops strategies for filing trademarks and designs, conducts audits of trademark portfolios, performs trademark availability searches, prepares and files responses to objections at a domestic and international levels, the latter through local agents, acts before the Federal Institute of Intellectual Property in opposition proceedings and in actions for cancellation of trademarks for non-use (in attack and in defense), drafts cease and desist letters, negotiates coexistence agreements, draws up intellectual property contracts, provides legal opinions in particular on the risks of infringement. She also takes part in various projects related to the business development of SEDIN.

Memberships

AIBL, APRAM, AROPI

Education

French Qualification for practicing the profession of Industrial Property Counsel
Master in Intellectual Property law, design law - University of Lyon, France

Languages

French, English

Publications

Trademark use requirements in Switzerland - What you need to know, World trademark Review, October 2021
Preventing trademark degeneration in Switzerland, World Trademark Review, January 2021
Revision to the Swiss Copyright Act, World Trademark Review, June 2020
Benefits of protecting business names as trademarks, World Trademark Review, April 2020
Recent developments in trademark law, LES - IPI, April 2016, in cooperation with Mrs Michèle Burnier (sic ! 7+8/2016, 414)
Recent developments in trademark law, LES - IPI, June 2013, in cooperation with Mrs Michèle Burnier (sic !11/2013, 724)

Distinctions

Isabelle is recommended in the 2022 edition of of World Trademark Review WTR 1000:
“Isabelle’s feedback is really valuable and she takes the time to explain matters at every stage. Her responses are timely and well thought out, and have all the information needed to make an accurate decision on next steps.”