Founded in 2005 by Vanessa Bouchara, Cabinet Bouchara - Avocats, with offices in Paris and Lyon, is a firm specialized in all aspects of Intellectual Property, Industrial Property and New Technologies.
Since its creation, the firm has experienced a steady level of growth with a team of dynamic lawyers who are always ready to respond to the needs of their clients. Cabinet Bouchara & Avocats has regularly been ranked among the best law firms in the fields of Intellectual Property, Trademarks and Designs.
The lawyers at Cabinet Bouchara - Avocats act both as advisors and representatives in litigation, and remain continuously up-to-date with the latest developments in French, European and international case law, as well as knowledge of new legislative developments.
A firm with a truly international outlook, Cabinet Bouchara - Avocats is part of the INTA.
The firm has extensive expertise in all areas relating directly or indirectly to intellectual property, including : trademark and other distinctive signs of a company, designs, authors’ rights and copyright, domain names and IT law, data protection, personality rights, advertising, distribution, unfair competition and free-riding.
The firm advises, assists and represents its clients in all these domains, whether in the pre-litigation phase as well as in the litigation phase or as a consultant.
The philosophy of Cabinet Bouchara - Avocats is to provide its clients with the highest quality of service possible across all matters relating to intellectual property.
With an acute sense of how the law applies to the wider commercial context, its team of lawyers is dedicated to providing its clients with a service adapted to their needs and one which meets their expectations.
As an independent and niche law firm, what makes it stand out is its ability to give each of its clients the tailored approach that they require, while at the same time remaining constantly available and responsive.
Pinsent Masons' international IP team comprises over 80 IP specialists globally, delivering award-winning, multi-disciplinary expertise through a range of technical backgrounds (some to PhD) and experience drawn from industry.
At the heart of our practice are long term relationships with many world leading businesses across a range of industry sectors, including: life sciences, technology, energy, financial services, sport, retail and leisure. With a shared passion for innovation, and belief that diversity of thought results in better solutions for business, together we harness IP law to drive positive change, access new markets and disrupt the status quo.
Our IP advisory team advises on rights and commercialisation strategies, cutting edge collaborations and IP rich cross-border transactions that redefine the commercial landscape. More than just applying lawyers to solve legal problems, we deploy a range of professional disciplines, enabled by process and technology and informed by data. Not only does this empower us to develop solutions and ensure successful outcomes for our clients, it enables us to do so more efficiently and cost effectively.
Our peerless IP disputes team deploys litigation as a strategic tool to help businesses achieve their business goals, rather than simply navigating risk. Working as a seamless extension of in-house legal and management teams, we're focussed on positive outcomes, whether that is achieving market access for a new product or service, or retaining competitive advantage against those ready to challenge them.
We have a reputation for taking on the most difficult cases and winning them, often making new law in the process. We regularly act in the highest profile IP litigations before the EPO and EUIPO as well as the national courts and registries. Our success rate is second to none.
Recent IP awards include:
Winner UK (England & Wales) Contentious Patent Law Firm of the Year (Managing IP Awards 2020)
Winner Impact Case of the Year - Actavis v ICOS (tadalafil) (Managing IP Awards 2020)
Shortlisted European Contentious Patents Firm of the Year (Managing IP Awards 2020)
Shortlisted UK Practitioner of the Year - Charlotte Weekes (Managing IP Awards 2020)
Shortlisted UK (Scotland) IP Transactions (Managing IP Awards 2020)
Shortlisted UK (Scotland) Contentious Patents (Managing IP Awards 2020)
Shortlisted TMT Team of the Year (Legal Business Awards 2020)
Winner Legal Strategy of the Year (Global Generics & Biosimilars Awards 2019)
Winner Impact Case of the Year Award (Managing IP Awards 2019)
Winner TMT and Life Sciences Team of the Year (British Legal Awards 2019)
Shortlisted TMT Team of the Year (Legal Business Awards 2019)
Winner Patent Litigation Firm of the Year (Corporate International Magazine's Award 2019)
Winner International Global Business Award 2019
Winner IP or IT team of the Year (Lawyer Awards 2018)
Winner Client Choice Award for Patent Litigation (Clare Tunstall) 2018
Winner TMT Team of the Year (British Legal Awards 2017)
Dreyfus is an intellectual property law firm that brings together a team of competent and experienced professionals who are passionate about their work. Dreyfus’ legal team leverage their multidisciplinary skills to provide clients with precise high quality advice. The team advises clients in France and around the world, in all areas relating to intellectual property and new technology.
Dreyfus & associés is listed in the most important international law firm rankings and is specialized on challenges of today's ever-changing digital economy. Each year, it receives legal awards, testifying to its well-known and recognized expertise in its field.
Dreyfus provides their clients with a complete range of services to protect and add value to intellectual property. The team is experienced in anticipating, securing and optimizing IP portfolios, which adds value to clients’ businesses. It has put in place tailored services allowing you peacefully benefit from the full value of intangible assets. Dreyfus' expertise covers the entire life cycle of IP projects from their creation to becoming a valuable brand and a genuine business asset.
By combining our knowledge of the digital world and the new technology sectors, the firm offer companies a dual approach that protects and enhances both traditional and digital intellectual property assets.
Dreyfus' IP rights and management services focus primarily on filing and renewal, strategy development, prosecution, pre-litigation, registrations, prior art search, valuation and audit.
Plasseraud IP is the leading group of intellectual property attorneys in France and a leader in Europe. Its leading position in the French market was consolidated by the merger, in November 2018, with EGYP, a highly reputed IP firm, particularly in the Biotech, Mechanical and Trademark domains.
It brings together more than 350 professionals, including 150 Patent and Trademark Attorneys (CPI), lawyers and engineers, including experts in mechanics, electronics, IT, biology and pharmaceuticals. In order to protect and enhance the value of intellectual property assets and to assist its clients in all issues relating to patents and trademarks, the group also includes experts in contract law, digital and personal data law, consultants acting in anti-counterfeiting seizures and lawyers.
Plasseraud IP supports international groups, mid-cap companies, SMEs, research organizations, public institutions, local authorities, start-ups and business leaders in their innovation projects, to protect their inventions, promote their ideas and defend their rights.
The group has offices in 9 French cities (Paris, Lyon, Lille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Angoulême, Grenoble, Rennes, Strasbourg) and 5 international locations (Shanghai, Prague, Madrid, Alicante and Munich). Our Attorneys are qualified in several jurisdictions including France, UK, Spain, Germany, Czech Republic, Japan, China, Korea, Colombia, USA, and Canada.