Dagmar Claudia Kaya

  • Senior IP Consultant
  • Director
  • Head of Turkey Desk
  • Trademark and Design Consultant (certified), Patent Engineer
  • MSc Eng. Chemical Engineering (TU Dortmund)
  • Degree in Interior Architecture and Decoration (HAF)
+41 41 767 3638

Main focus

Claudia Kaya acts as managing IP consultant by leveraging her experience and expertise with domestic IP issues, international business as well as legal and social communities to help provide efficient IP services to foreign clients. She is managing international IP portfolios of exclusive clients by providing strategies for obtaining and defending trademark and patent rights. With empathy she keeps developing relationships with international existing and potential clients to improve business growth.

She relies on strong and friendly conversations to build better business relationships. Creating and implementing new business opportunities is one of her main targets. Due to her many years of experience in Turkey, she has a particularly strong background in Turkish IP.

Technical focus

Practice areas are patents, industrial designs ad trademarks focusing on industries of chemical and mechanical engineering as well as medical engineering and plastics engineering and interior equipment.


German, English, Turkish

Career steps

  • Since October 2022

Director at Dormann IP

  • 2016 – 2022

Branch Manager of the Swiss subsidiary of the same Turkish IP company

  • 2011 – 2016

Managing IP consultant in Turkey at a Turkish full-service IP office

  • 2004 – 2011

Consultant and draftsman for interior architecture planning and design in a graphic design office

  • 2004 – 2011

Founder and operator of a multilingual translation office

  • 1989 – 2004

Chief production engineer and manager at a Turkish branch of an international chemical group. Responsibilities included handling of trade secrets and process specific know- how

  • Post-graduation:

Research and technical assistant for the project on optimizing the control and measurement technology in a coal processing plant

  • Apprenticeships:

Research assistant in the department of process technology. Research assistant in the department of polymer technology and material science. Trainee for medical engineering and science of blood rheology at Europe’s largest blood bank in Hagen


German Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and the German Copyright Law

German Association of Patent Engineers and Patent Attorneys

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property

European Communities Trademark Association

Pharmaceutical Trademark Association

International Trademark Association

Swiss Association for Intellectual Property

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