Intellectual Property – IP/IT

The firm provides both strategic legal advice and litigation services in intellectual property (IP).

We assist our clients in negotiating and drafting contracts relating to IP rights.

We have acquired extensive expertise in trademark and design law, with a particular focus in the luxury and fashion industries.

We conduct analyses of the validity of rights and the risks of infringement.

We assist our clients in negotiating and drafting contracts relating to trademarks (assignment, licensing, franchise, and distribution agreements, etc.), designs, copyright and related rights (assignment, licensing, publishing and sponsorship agreements, etc.).

To protect our clients’ rights, we appear before civil and criminal courts in actions for infringement, unfair competition, or parasitism.

We also provide strategic legal advice and litigation services in copyright matters.

Philippe Bessis has been recognized for his expertise in IP – trademarks: litigation, by the Leaders League Guide for the 2023 edition.

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News

Ranking

Philippe Bessis recognized in the Décideurs Leaders League 2024 ranking in Trademark law – Litigation

03.11.2024

Analysis

Clause de résiliation et contrôle judiciaire

03.01.2024

Analysis

Termination of contract: no need for prior formal notice

12.22.2023

Dispute Resolution

Real Estate

Distribution and Franchising

Aviation and Transport

Corporate

Commercial Contracts

Employment Law

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Dispute Resolution

Commercial litigation - Corporate and financial litigation - International arbitration - Enforcement measures - White-collar crime - Mediation

Propriété intellectuelle - Bessis Avocats

Intellectual Property – IP/IT

Trademarks and Designs - Copyright and related rights - Patents - Protection and exploitation - Infringement - Unfair competition

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Real Estate

Commercial and professional leases - Property investment - Real estate development - Transfer of leasehold rights and business assets - Due diligence - Condominium and property management - Real estate litigation

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Distribution and Franchising

Setting up distribution networks - Negotiating franchise/concession/distribution/partnership agreements - Breach of contract - Litigation on termination of established commercial relations - Litigation on anti-competitive practices

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Aviation and Transport

Commercial contracts and partnerships - Charter contracts - Passenger litigation - Freight litigation - Enforcement measures - Technical expertise - Regulatory

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Corporate

Corporate transactions - M&A - Articles of association and shareholders’ agreements - Management and employees investment - Corporate restructuring - Company formation and corporate monitoring

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Commercial Contracts

Letters of intent - Partnerships - Subcontracting - Confidentiality agreements - General terms and conditions - Commercial relations litigation

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Employment Law

Employment relations - Dismissals - Negotiated terminations - Labour litigation - Restructuring