The team at CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats can assist you with your patent law issues. Our team of lawyers based in Paris is well experienced in the following fields:
Litigation: “Saisie-contrefaçons” counterfeit seizures, Infringement actions, in particular in summary proceedings, unfair competition and parasitism, disputes related to trade secrets, Actions for patent/SPC invalidation or declaration of non-infringement and Litigation related to employee inventions.
Advice and drafting contracts: R&D contracts, relationships with inventors, Filing strategy, portfolio audit, valuation, technology transfer, Assignment, licensing or co-ownership agreements.
Most of the matters have cross-border aspects and require close coordination with actions carried out abroad.
Our team is used to working in several technical fields, in particular in the pharmaceutical and health products fields (also has good knowledge of the regulatory framework applicable to these products), but also in the fields of electronics, mechanics or consumer products.
This experience complements an excellent knowledge of other complex disputes such as trade secrets infringement (particularly technical know-how) or unfair competition and/or parasitism.
Our team is part of the CMS network of over 150 lawyers, legal experts and specialists advisors in 33 countries. It allows us to propose a global strategy in adequacy with the needs of our customers. This particular know-how is set to become more importantwith the arrival of the Unified Patent Court and the Unitary Patent.