Intellectual Property Department

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What the team is known for Respected practice providing a wide range of services in the field of IP, with noteworthy activity in the trade mark space. Experienced in the technology, life sciences, telecommunications and fashion industries. Advises both domestic and international clients, frequently co-ordinating with its network to further assist with multi-jurisdictional issues. Acts on contentious and non-contentious mandates.

Strengths One source reports: "The lawyers are reactive, have good communication skills and a collaborative approach."

Interviewees also highlight the team's "strong technical expertise in IP law."

Work highlights Assisted Pierre Fabre with patent disputes against SPX Corporation.

Notable practitioners

David Masson is "pragmatic and business-minded," according to clients. He is experienced in contentious patent and trade mark matters, as well as anti-counterfeiting and unfair competition issues. He assisted Polaroid with its trade mark strategy and various enforcement issues.

According to sources, Isabelle Leroux is "pragmatic in her analysis" and "very reactive." She typically assists clients with trade mark and copyright infringement cases, as well as trade mark registrations.