Jean-Baptiste Thiénot is Counsel in the IP/IT team of CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats. He mainly advises on industrial property law, particularly patent law.
His activity covers litigation (infringement and nullity actions, employee invention issues) as well as advice and drafting of contracts (R&D contracts, assignment and licensing, audit of rights portfolio) in various industrial sectors, particularly in the life sciences, mechanical and electronic fields. He is frequently involved in cases relating to products subject to specific regulations (health products, cosmetics, spraying, etc.).
Jean-Baptiste has also developed a particular expertise in the protection of business secrets/know-how (litigation, implementation of internal protection policies) and the regulation of health products (medicines, medical devices, etc.). He advises manufacturers in the health sector on their innovative projects, particularly in relation to e-health (telemedicine) and the compliance of their practices ("anti-gift" and "transparency" laws).
Jean-Baptiste Thiénot has been a lawyer since 2008. He joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 2018 after practising with the law firms Simmons & Simmons (2008-2011), Allen & Overy (2011-2013) and Bird & Bird (2013-2018).