Patent Law and Know-How in France


A patent protects an inventor against unauthorized exploitation of its invention, which would be considered infringement.

Filing for a patent secures your R&D and valorizes your investment. You will gain a competitive advantage on your market by gaining exclusivity on your invention.

Our law firm can assist you in any field of patent law and know-how issues, in France and internationally.

Patent Law and Know-How Advice

  • Patent portfolio management, strategy and audit,
  • Patent inscriptions on the Office registry : patent licensing, patent cession, patent limitation,
  • Drafting and negotiating of patent exploitation contracts (cession, sale and purchase, transaction following litigation, valorization, licenses, CIFRE thesis, consortia, cooperation contracts, NDA),
  • Employee invention issues.

Patent Law and Know-How litigation

  • Cease and desist letter,
  • Emergency actions (seizure for infringement, request to ban, information request),
  • Action for patent forfeiture, as a claimant or defendant, in first instance (TGI) or appeal (Cour d’Appel),
  • Patent infringement action, as a claimant or defendant, in first instance (TGI) or appeal (Cour d’Appel),
  • Unfair competition and parasitism action, as a claimant or defendant, in first instance (TGI) or appeal (Cour d’Appel).