France: Patent Attorneys 2019

This year 18 patent attorneys are recognised for their excellence in preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications.

Most Highly Regarded
1. François Pochart August & Debouzy, Paris
2. Didier Intès Cabinet Beau de Loménie, Paris 

 Cabinet Beau de Loménie performs very well in this chapter with three practitioners identified.
Didier Intès is one of the most prominent patent attorneys in the country. He gains international recognition for his excellent work on a range of patent law matters such as contracts, litigation and prosecution.
Pierre-Louis Désormière is a superb patent attorney who stands out for his strong engineering background. His clients span the aviation, power electronics, and medical industries.
François Delumeau is highly commended for his work as a patent attorney. He has specialist knowledge in the areas of networks, telecoms systems and computing.

LAVOIX sees two excellent practitioners listed here.
Bertrand Domenego draws high praise from market sources for his top-notch patents practice as well as his impressive handling of complex litigation proceedings.
Damien Colombie is an excellent patent attorney with impressive experience in the field advising on litigation and prosecution matters.  

Two leading lawyers from Santarelli are identified in this chapter.
Luc Santarelli is a very highly regarded patent attorney who handles a range of complex patent matters, such as patent oppositions and infringement. He works with clients in the areas of electronics, software, mechanics and telecoms.
Thierry Caen is recognised for his first-rate patents practice. He works on a variety of related matters within the areas of biotechnology, pharmacy and chemistry.

Laurent Charras sees two outstanding practitioners recognised.
Stéphane Palix is described by respondents as “extremely smart and great to work with”. He stands out for his specialist knowledge in the fields of IT, electricity and electronics.
Eric Denjean is “very well thought of” by peers for his work managing, drafting, as well as defending clients’ patents portfolios.

François Pochart of August & Debouzy is a “big name” in the field according to sources. He offers expert advice on patent regulation and protection issues.

Frederic Gaillarde of FGIP “stands out” for his excellent work in the field of patents say sources. His practice encompasses a wide array of related matters from filing to litigation and prosecution proceedings.

Stéphane Agasse of Germain & Maureau is widely recognised as an outstanding patent attorney who is known for his excellent work across the chemistry, pharma and life sciences sectors.

Laurent Nuss of Cabinet Nuss is commended for his wealth of experience advising clients involved in patent opposition and appeal proceedings.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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