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Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media & Technology
Arnaud Michel is a partner within Gide’s Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media & Technology practice group. He headed the Firm’s Brussels office from 1986 to 1993, and specialises in trademark and patent law, as well as in European law. Arnaud is a member of several professional associations: the AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property); the AAPI (French Association for Intellectual Property practitioners); the APRAM (main French association for trademarks and models, where he was a former board member and Chairman in 2000 and 2002); the LES France (Licensing Executive Society France), where he was board member and Chairman from 2002 to 2006; and the LESI (Licensing Executive Society International), where he is Chairman of several working committees, e.g. European Committee, Mediation Committee, Trademark Committee, Copyright Committee. Arnaud served as Vice-President and member of the LESI board in 2011-2012. He shall be the association’s President-Elect in September 2013 and its President from June 2014.
France: Intellectual property
Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. has strong patent litigation expertise, especially in the pharmaceuticals industry, and regularly acts for new entrants. The 19-lawyer IP team has also been involved in obtaining key results in a high-profile telecoms dispute on behalf of Nokia Siemens Networks. The firm also successfully defended La Maison du Café at first instance to cancel some of Nestlé’s patents on Nespresso coffee machines capsules. The practice is led by the highly regarded Grégoire Triet, Arnaud Michel, Emmanuel Larere and Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier.
Trade marks, designs and copyrights
Within: Trade marks, designs and copyrights
Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. advises prominent French and international brand owners including Pernod Ricard and BMW. The 19-lawyer team handles litigation and is experienced in new product launches. Arnaud Michel, Grégoire Triet, Emmanuel Larere and Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier lead the practice.