Basic facts about the department
- 4 partners
- 15 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Market-leading practice offering a full service in IP. The team is composed of experienced lawyers receiving ongoing training in order to adapt to developments in IP law. Advises clients in various industries including engineering, life sciences and retail.
Strengths "Great reactivity, very knowledgeable lawyers who are also pragmatic and have an excellent understanding of the clients’ needs."
Work highlights Defended Nokia against a patent infringement suit filed by the telecommunications company Highpoint.
Represented Piaggio in a patent infringement case against Yamaha for the alleged infringement of six patents concerning motorcycles and scooters.
Significant clients Johnson & Johnson, adidas, La Maison du Café, Samsung, Levi Strauss.
Grégoire Triet focuses on patents and trade marks, as well as copyright law. He handles cases at both the national and international level and mainly acts for clients in the automotive, life sciences and telecommunications sectors.
Emmanuel Larere specialises in trade marks, defending clients in a wide range of sectors including retail, luxury goods and sport. He is also skilled in patents, where he specialises in the life sciences sector. Peers describe him as a "very skilful advocate in court." He recently assisted Ono Pharmaceuticals and Bristol-Myers Squibb with the initiation of an action for patent infringement against companies owned by Merck Sharp & Dohme group.
Arnaud Michel has long-standing experience in IP. He mainly advises clients from the TMT sectors. He is also recognised for his academic activities. He recently acted on a matter related to patent infringement, defending Merck KGaA against Merck Sharp & Dohme.
Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier's practice covers mainly patent and trade mark disputes. According to market commentators, "Raphaëlle is a rising star in patent litigation matters in France. She has an excellent grasp of both technical and legal matters."