SEDIN is pleased to announce that the firm has been named as a leading trademark firm in Geneva by World Trademark Review (WTR). Isabelle Bruder and Nathalie Denel have also been named among the world’s top trademark practitioners for 2022.
WTR’s research revealed that clients and peers recognize SEDIN’s expertise in the trademark area, especially in the fields of prosecution and strategy. It was notably pointed out that “SEDIN is super-responsive and quick – choosing it for trademark work was an easy decision” and that “communicating with the team is a wonderfully smooth process: they are very knowledgeable and timely in their support, and well networked too.” Filing strategies and opposition proceedings are outlined as particular strengths.
Isabelle is recognized for the first year for his prosecution and strategy practice. 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. It is underlined that “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.”
Nathalie was recognized for the second consecutive year, named for her skills in both prosecution and strategy. Nathalie advises Swiss and international companies about the infringement risk and the protection and defense strategies for their trademarks and other intellectual property rights, in Switzerland and at international level. Brand owners recognize Nathalie as being “super-precise in her approach and understanding the world of corporate counsel really well”, “great to collaborate with” and express that “we always feel safe entrusting her with our work.”
The WTR 1000 listing recognizes firms and individuals considered outstanding in the area of trademark law. The selection process includes extensive telephone interviews and correspondence with attorneys and clients involved with trademarks. WTR 1000 remains the only standalone publication to recommend individual practitioners and their firms exclusively in the trademark field, covering 70 jurisdictions globally.
Founded in 1976 and based in Geneva, SEDIN partners with clients to protect, enhance and defend their trademarks and intellectual property assets in Switzerland and abroad. The team counsels clients ranging from individuals to small and medium-sized businesses, start-ups, multinational companies and foundations as well as leading law firms and trademark agents on behalf of their domestic clients, based in Switzerland and overseas. SEDIN’s services cover various industries including, among others, aeronautics, agro-food, business services, catering services, charity, chemistry, cosmetics, e-gaming, energy, finance, food and beverage, garments, humanitarian, insurance, IT solutions, jewellery and watchmaking, media and entertainment, pharmaceutical, sports and leisure goods, transport, wealth management and family office, wines and beers.