Antoine Gautier-Sauvagnac > FTPA > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

75107 PARIS
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Antoine Gautier-Sauvagnac acts on Business Law matters and offers advice in terms of defining legal strategies to companies and corporate groups, both French and foreign, particularly in the media and retail sectors.

Antoine Gautier-Sauvagnac is a specialist in Intellectual Property, Industrial Property and Media Law. He has extensive experience of French and international law issues arising in licensing contracts, brands and copyrights protection, including licensing contracts. His expertise also covers patent matters, including coordination of cross-border litigation and patent infringement.

In addition, he advises international corporate groups, particularly based in the US and UK, for matters pertaining to Distribution and Consumer Products Law. He also assists them in their commercial litigation issues.

Antoine Gautier-Sauvagnac advises foreign individuals and families in their asset management and investments in France. This includes transfer, tax and separation matters.


French, English


  • Magistère (graduate diploma) in Business Law,
  • DJCE (graduate diploma) in Corporate Law
  • Master’s degree in Business and Tax Law (Paris II Pantheon-Assas University)
  • Paris Bar ( 1998)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs

FTPA’s IP practice boasts comprehensive expertise, underpinned by a strong focus on trade marks. They adeptly serve clients in both non-contentious matters, handling tasks like license agreements and rights assignments, and contentious matters, leveraging their formidable litigation capabilities before specialised French and European courts. The practice is led by Antoine Gautier-Sauvagnac, proficient in both English and French, and the team provides expert counsel to high-profile clients, including international players across diverse industries, such as fashion, transportation, luxury products, and heavy industries. Hélène Huet is a key figure, known for her strategic litigation prowess and negotiation skills. Notably, the team recently expanded with the addition of Arnaud Michel, an international IP specialist who joined as a partner in March 2023, a clear indication of the practice’s commitment to broadening its international footprint.