Nathalie Denel is a lawyer with a strong expertise in intellectual property. She has over ten years of experience, having worked for several international companies including Nestlé. In her past position, she was responsible for the worldwide intellectual property portfolio of the Nestlé Waters business.
Now, in private practice, she is advising her clients on all aspects of risk assessment, protection and defense of their brand assets with a focus on generating a competitive advantage through intellectual property rights.
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
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