Mme Catherine VERNERET > DS Avocats > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

DS Avocats
75116 PARIS
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Partner in Intellectual Property and Innovation Law


Catherine Verneret is particularly involved in trademark law, registered designs, copyright law and unfair competition and has built up a wealth of experience in the distribution, telecommunications and cosmetics and perfumes sectors. She is a lecturer at the University of Paris II Assas where she teaches European competition law and Intellectual Property law.


French, English


Member of the Paris Bar (1988), postgraduate degree in Industrial Property Paris II Assas (1987), postgraduate degree in European Law Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne (1984).

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France > Industry focus > Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet

DS Avocats recently acts for public sector entities on the implementation of regulatory and legal frameworks in heavily regulated sectors under the leadership of Thierry Granturco. Clients appointed the team to advise on the negotiation of contractual aspects pertaining to the implementation of software solutions in France and overseas. Catherine Verneret and counsel Gacia Kazandjian handled a number of GDPR compliance matters. Arnaud Tessalonikos heads the digital law and data privacy practice and is also a key name to note.

France > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs

DS Avocats provides day-to-day advice to the Louvre regarding the management of its brand portfolio, and recently acted for Électricité Réseau Distribution France (ERDF) on the trade mark issues arising from its name change to Enedis. In other highlights, Catherine Verneret assisted a major French retailer with three litigations pertaining to the revocation of an expired trade mark, and Frisquet appointed the group to advise on infringement proceedings. Other key names include Thierry Granturco and associate Mathieu Salvia.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Technologies de l’information, informatique, internet et télécoms

DS Avocats aide notamment des entités publiques dans la gestion de leurs problématiques réglementaires dans les secteurs réglementés, sous la direction de Thierry Granturco. Le cabinet assiste également ses clients dans leurs négociations contractuelles en lien avec des projets d’intégration de logiciels. Catherine Verneret et Gacia Kazandijan (counsel) ont traité récemment des problématiques RGPD. Arnaud Tessalonikos dirige l’ensemble.