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Dr. Kornélia Kroepflné Wayda

Attorney-at-law, US Patent Attorney,

European Lawyer

Pharm.D., Ph.D., J.D., CPVA

Kornelia WaydaDr. Kornélia Kroepflné Wayda studied law in Europe and in the US and has been practicing as an intellectual property attorney since 2006.

She holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree, a Masters degree in Pharmacy and a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Clinical Medical Science.  She is a licensed attorney in California, a US registered patent attorney, a solicitor in England and Wales and a lawyer in Hungary. She is also a Certified Patent Valuation Analyst.

Prior moving to Switzerland, Dr. Kroepflné Wayda worked for intellectual property law firms as Intellectual Property Attorney in California, USA.  In Switzerland, she worked as a Patent Attorney for Nestlé in Vevey and as a Senior Patent Attorney for Bristol-Myers Squibb in Steinhausen.

Dr. Kroepflné Wayda’s technical background and experience is in the fields of pharmacy, law, biotechnology, chemistry, and genetics as well as in the food industry.  Her main practice focuses on international , US- and European  intellectual property law including management of global patent portfolios, advising and counselling on patentability of inventions, on infringement and validity of patents, on patent strategy and conflicts, as well as  preparing and prosecuting US and European patent and trademark applications.

She is also versed in preparing legal agreements in the IP-field, such as secrecy agreements, cooperation and license agreements.

Her working languages are English, German and Hungarian.