Yves is renowned for his extensive experience in patent litigation.
Yves is the partner who leads the firm’s intellectual property group in France. He is based in our Paris office.
With more than 25 years' experience in IP, Yves has extensive experience in litigation. He has dealt with some of the most significant, cross-border patent cases in the fields of pharmaceuticals, electronics, telecommunications and mechanics.
Yves also led the establishment of the firm’s Lyon office in 2006, making Bird & Bird the first Anglo Saxon law firm to practice in Lyon.
Before joining Bird & Bird, Yves was an IP partner at Lamy Véron & Associés.
He is a professor at CEIPI (Strasbourg), a lecturer at Centre Paul Roubier and regularly teaches at Montpellier Law University.
Yves is a member of many professional organisations such as APEB, EPLAW, APRAM, GRAPI and AAPI, where he is president of honour of the AIPPI French group and was previously vice-president of the AAPI.
Practice head Yves Bizollon is a strong patent litigator and a professor at the Strasbourg Centre for Intellectual Property.
Chambers Europe (2016) says: “Clients praise ‘the level of analytical ability he was able to bring’, as well as his ‘commercial sense of how the legal questions we were asking him might affect our business’.”
Legal 500 EMEA (2016) says: "Practice head Yves Bizollon is a ‘high-quality’ adviser."
IAM Patent 1000 (2016) says: “Yves Bizollon is ‘brilliant in court – really eloquent and convincing’.”
WWL says: The “superb” Yves Bizollon in Paris deals with significant cross-border patent litigation across Europe. He has over 25 years of experience in the area.
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