José Monteiro

Jose Monteiro

Of Counsel

CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Cedex
France
Languages French, Portuguese, English, Spanish

José Monteiro joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in March 2017 as an of counsel with the intellectual property law team. He brings his expertise in the fields of trademark and industrial property law and contributes to development actions designed to promote the firm’s intellectual property practice. José Monteiro previously acted as Trademarks Legal Director for the L’Oréal Group for over 20 years and was with Sanofi prior to that post.

José Monteiro is also an Associate Professor at the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI – Centre d’Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle) at the Strasbourg Faculty of Law.

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Relevant experience

  • L’Oréal, Director of the Brands Department (1994-2017)
  • Sanofi, Head of the Brands Department (1989-1993)
  • Savencia, formerly the Bongrain Group, creation of the Industrial Property Department (1985-1989)
  • Union of Manufacturers for Industrial Protection (Union des Fabricants pour la Protection industrielle), legal expert (1982-1985)
  • Chairman of the Trademarks and Designs Group at Business Europe (formerly UNICE), Brussels (2000-2006)
  • Chairman of the Brands Group at Medef (1997-2003)
  • Chairman of the Association of Practitioners of Trademark and Design Law (APRAM – Association des Praticiens des Marques et des Modèles) (2002-2004)
  • Associate Professor at the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI – Centre d’Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle) at the Strasbourg Faculty of Law (since 1987)
  • Professor at the Paris Institute of Political Science (Institut de Sciences Politiques de Paris) (2007-2015)
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Education

  • Law degree, Strasbourg Faculty of Law (1980)
  • Master’s in business law, Strasbourg Faculty of Law (1981)
  • DESS in Agreements and Industrial Property, Strasbourg Faculty of Law, CEIPI (1982)
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Memberships

  • Knight of the Legion of Honour (Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur) (2006)
  • Comendador na Ordem do Infante Dom Henrique (2009)
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