Magda Streuli-Youssef is a partner of the Swiss law firm Rentsch Partner. She represents parties before courts and state authorities in all kind of intellectual property, media and unfair competition law matters. She has a broad litigation practice including several landmark court cases in the field of copyrights, trademarks and unfair competition law. Her practice areas also include IP strategies, IP audits and licensing, drafting and negotiating all types of IP-related contracts and advising clients in intellectual property, media and unfair competition law matters.
Born in 1953, Magda Streuli-Youssef was educated at the University of Zürich (lic. iur. 1975, Dr. iur. 1978). Her working experience as an attorney stretches back to 1980; she was a lecturer at the University of Zürich and at various institutions such as SAWI in Bienne and the EMBA of the University of St. Gallen.
She was a member of the Federal Commission for the Exploitation of Copyrights and Neighbouring Rights and former Vice-President of the Federal Appeals Commission for Intellectual Property. She has been active in several professional associations, notably the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and the Swiss Institute for Industrial Property (INGRES). She publishes and lectures regularly on various IP topics.
Rentsch Partner is a leading Swiss attorney at law and patent attorney firm, advising and representing clients in all aspects of intellectual property law – transactions, proceedings and complex cases both in a domestic and a global context.
Magda Streuli-Youssef speaks German, English and French. She is registered with the Zürich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.