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Marie specialises in litigation and advisory work involving all types of intellectual property rights, including trademarks, patents, designs and copyright, as well as unfair competition law and misleading and comparative advertising. Marie has extensive experience drafting intellectual property rights transfer, licensing, and coexistence agreements. She also has experience in M&A deals, both during the due diligence stage and drafting agreements and negotiating representations and warranties. Marie's practice also focuses on personal data protection issues. Marie often acts for well-known French and foreign companies active in the cosmetics, clothing, watch, agro-food, digital security, and video games sectors, as well as investment funds.
- Association des Praticiens du droit des marques et des Modèles (APRAM) - International Trademark Association (INTA) - International Bar Association (IBA)
University of Paris V (Masters, 1998), University of Paris II (Panthéon Assas) (Law, 1997)
France: Intellectual property
Trade marks, designs and copyrights
Within: Leading individuals
Marie Georges-Picot - Hoyng Rokh Monegier
Within: Trade marks, designs and copyrights
Hoyng Rokh Monegier is ‘highly competent in national and cross-border issues, always straight to the point and focused on its clients’ outcome’. The firm represents many leading companies, including top luxury goods clients, handling high-profile litigation and transactional mandates. Recent successes include defending BIC’s Crystal pen 3D trade mark. L’Oréal, Canal+, Chanel and Insight Venture Partners are also clients. Practice head Sophie Micallef is ‘experienced in setting up and structuring complex IP matters, has thorough analytical skills and is an excellent performer in custom seizure issues’. Also recommended are Denis Monégier du Sorbier and Marie Georges-Picot, who ‘has outstanding knowledge and eminent experience, and is impressively problem-oriented’.