Intellectual proterty


The law firm has a solid experience in intellectual property litigation. It represents its clients in proceedings related to patents, trademarks, designs and models, copyrights (e.g. invalidity, infringement, claim actions).

Quatrebarbes reprepesents its clients before the French courts, the French national office for industrial property (INPI) and the European Union Intellectual property office (EUIPO). It works with patent agents representing its clients’ interests before the European Patent Office.

Its lawyers are used to pan-european and international litigations as well as to complex and/or strategic cases. 

They work closely with clients to define, together, the most effective strategy to reduce the risks attached to litigation and their consequences.




The law firm offer its clients assistance to structure their projects related to intellectual property. Its lawyers work in close collaboration with clients in order to build solutions designed to optimize their rights or position and to reduce the risks of litigation and their consequences. The firm’s network provides support for the structuring and deployment of international projects.

The lawyers have extensive experience in negotiating and drafting contracts (e.g. research and development, technology transfer, assignment, licensing, confidentiality, partnership agreements).

The firm also offers monitoring services and defines trademark registration strategies.

Finally, the firm’s lawyers are regularly involved in the intellectual property aspects of larger transactions (mergers and acquisitions, setting up of franchises, etc.).

Recently our law firm advised:


One of the leaders of the packaging industry in a multi-jurisdictional patent infringement action;

An SME specialized in import/export in a complex case. It represented the SME in a patent infringement action and in a related action for disparagement. It also coordinated an opposition proceeding against the same title before the European Patent Office;

A start-up specialized in biotechnologies in the context of the acquisition of a patent portfolio essential to its development.


One of the leaders in the hearing protections business, in a revocation action against its flagship trademark, before the French courts and the EUIPO;

A French industrial group designing and manufacturing heating solutions to overhaul its brand protection policy.