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Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media & Technology
Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier has been advising and assisting clients in disputes with regard to patents and trademark law, her practice’s primary focus, since 2001. In addition, she advises on copyright issues and unfair competition law for some of the world's leading brands, particularly in the luxury, jeanswear and consumer goods sectors. Over the years, she has gained significant experience in domestic and pan-European patent litigation (patent infringements and validity disputes), more specifically in Life Sciences (drugs cases, particularly with regard to supplementary protection certificates, as well as medical devices), on Technologies and Mechanics. Raphaëlle is a member of several professional associations: the APRAM (French Association for Trademarks and Models Lawyers), the INTA (International Trademark Association) and the AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property).
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.