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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
Hoyng Rokh Monegier is ‘a go-to firm’ for patent litigation and ‘can handle national and international disputes’. The 11-lawyer team ‘has deep technical knowledge and good commercial understanding’ in many areas, but most notably in pharmaceuticals, where it is defending several blockbuster drug patents and advises on the development of biosimilars in strategic pan-European disputes. The firm is also representing Merck Sharp & Dohme Animal Health and Intervet International in patent infringement litigation against Bayer. The highly regarded Denis Monégier du Sorbier heads the practice jointly with Sophie Micallef, Marie Georges-Picot and Benoît Strowel, who is ‘hugely experienced and has a great understanding of clients’ needs’.
Trade marks, designs and copyrights
Within: Trade marks, designs and copyrights
The ‘very good’ 11-lawyer team at Hoyng Rokh Monegier advises high-profile French and international clients including top luxury goods brand owners. The firm successfully represented Nicopure Labs in a trade mark infringement case with VFP France. L’Oréal and LVMH are also clients. The practice is led by the highly regarded Denis Monégier du Sorbier, Sophie Micallef and Marie Georges-Picot, who is ‘very helpful for international clients’, as well as Benoît Strowel.