Eva Cellina

Dr. Eva Cellina is a Swiss qualified attorney-at-law specializing in contractual law, data privacy, and intellectual property. She obtained a PhD from the University of Geneva in 2019 with a thesis on personal data commercialization, aspects of contractual law, and personal data protection. She spent a semester as a visiting researcher at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

She co-founded swissprivacy.law,which publishes free legal insights and commentaries on data protection and transparency.

Dr. Eva Cellina currently works as Legal Counsel at STMicroelectronics, advising on intellectual property licensing.


Obligation of a contracting party to act against its own interests?

The general principle of good faith does not establish an ancillary obligation requiring the seller in a real estate transaction to act against his or her own interests or prevent the buyer from needing to pay tax on the sale.