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Elif Keskes

Intellectual Property Lawyer

Her vision of intellectual property:
“Quality creations, quality rights

Experience

Elif has several years of experience acquired in an intellectual property specialized Swiss law firm, particularly active in the field of watchmaking. During her practice, Elif worked on the portfolios of large groups, SMEs and start-ups and was in charge of various proceedings relating to the trademarks of her clients both in Switzerland and internationally.

Having joined SEDIN in 2022, Elif provides her clients with strategic advice in order to protect their trademarks, designs, copyrights and domain names, in Switzerland and abroad. She performs trademark availability searches, files national and international trademarks and designs, responds to objections from the Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and other foreign offices. Her practice also includes drafting cease and desist letters, negotiating and drafting coexistence agreements and managing opposition, invalidation and non-use cancellation proceedings in Switzerland and internationally (also in coordination with local agents). She also takes part in various projects relating to the commercial development of SEDIN.

Education

Master - Innovation, Intellectual Property, SME - University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Languages

French, English, German (good knowledge), Turkish (good knowledge)