Céline Schwarzenbach

Professional activity

Trademark Examiner and Trademark Opposition Attorney at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI; 2000 - 2002); Trainee Attorney in a Zurich law firm (2002 - 2004); Attorney in the IP team of a leading business law firm in Zurich (2004 - 2006), Legal Advisor in the IP/IT team in an international law firm in Sydney, Australia (2007 - 2009); since 2010 Attorney at Law and Trademark Attorney at Schneider Feldmann AG and Keller Schneider Patent- und Markenanwälte AG (Zurich).

Areas of expertise

  • Trademark, domain name and design law
  • Unfair competition law (UWG)
  • Advice on trademark portfolios
  • Planning IP strategies
  • Marketing and enforcement of trademarks and other IP rights

 

Career

2020Attorney at law and trademark attorney at Keller & Schneider Patent- und Markenanwälte AG (merger of Schneider Feldmann AG, Patent- und Markenanwälte with Keller & Partner Patentanwälte AG)
2010-2020Legal and Trademark Attorney at Schneider Feldmann AG
2007-2009Legal Advisor in the IP/IT team of an international law firm in Sydney, Australia
2007Master of international Business and Law MIBL, University of Sydney, Australia
2004-2006Attorney in the IP team of a leading business law firm in Zurich
2004Admitted to practice law in all Swiss courts
2002-2004Traineeship in a Zurich law firm
2000-2002Trademark examiner and trademark opposition attorney at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property
1999Graduation from the University of Zurich and Université de Liège, Belgium (lic. iur.

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