Lausanne

Brahim KERKAR


Senior Patent Agent

Experience

Brahim holds a PhD in Chemistry from University Paris XI Orsay , titled «Towards the total synthesis  of Taxol and its derivatives, in the search of new antitumoral derivatives » and is a graduate of CEIPI Patents, Trademarks and Designs, with more than ten years of experience in both research and intellectual property. He successively held the positions of Patent Engineer until the one of Intellectual Property Manager in multinationals companies, responsible for managing an entire IP portfolio. Brahim intervenes in the acquisition of intellectual property rights, ranging from the drafting of patent applications until their grant and the defense of these rights. But  he also advises its clients on aspects of freedom to operate, patent infringement, or acquisition of IP portfolios or companies. Brahim also provides IP courses in Universities or scientific foundations, to teach and promote intellectual property. Brahim joined the Gevers Group in Neuchatel and Lausanne, in charge of supporting start-ups and SME-type companies, in the acquisition of intellectual property rights and the implementation of a coherent IP strategy enabling them to create added value and support their business activities. Brahim is active in: organic&medicinal Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Pharmacy, Cosmetics, Anti-Counterfeiting solutions, Inks and security inks, Track and trace solutions, Brand protection.

Industries

  • Benelux Trademarks & Designs
  • Chemistry
  • Cosmetics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Polymers

Education

  • PhD in Chemistry, University Paris XL Orsay
  • CEIPI Patents, Trademarks and Design

Languages

  • English
  • French