Boris Catzeflis is part of the Technology, Intellectual Property and Corporate/M&A teams. He regularly advises clients in the IT, Life Sciences and Space sectors on Technology, IP, Private Equity and Venture Capital transactions, as well as on Corporate Governance and Commercial contractual matters.


Boris Catzeflis specializes in technology, IP/IT, contractual and corporate law. He regularly advises Swiss and international clients in the IT, life sciences and space sectors, with a particular focus on IT, licensing, R&D and manufacturing agreements, incentive plans and investment contracts.

Prior to joining NKF, Boris wrote a PhD thesis on IP law and gained experience as a legal counsel for an incubator supporting hightech startups, as well as for a major IT company offering privacy-focused online services, including email, cloud and VPN services. He is a case editor for the sic! journal.

2022 PhD in Law, University of Geneva
2017 Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Professions, University of Geneva
2017 Master of Law in International and European Law, University of Geneva
2015 Bachelor of Law, University of Geneva
  • Geneva Bar Association (OdA)
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • International Wine Law Association (AIDV)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)




Deals & Cases


NewBiologix raises USD 50m in series A financing

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SWISSto12’s HummingSat product line secures strong support at ESA Ministerial Council

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