Ms Francine Le Péchon-Joubert > De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés
75008 PARIS
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Work Department

Operations Division: The transactional and litigation activities of the Operations Division cover industrial and commercial activities and more generally clients’ operations (sourcing, sales, promotions, concessions and public procurement contracts) and the defence and optimisation of their immaterial assets.


Firm partner, Francine Le Péchon-Joubert has developed in-depth expertise on all complex copyright, trademark and patent issues and in all types of contracts and proceedings in connection with intellectual property and data processing. She is also in charge of the optimisation and the protection of a vast portfolio of renowned brands worldwide. Francine Le Péchon-Joubert handled several disputes relating to the abrupt rupture of commercial relations and is active on issues of licensing and other distribution and trade agreements. Furthermore, Francine Le Péchon-Joubert is a certified specialist in intellectual property at the Paris Bar.


French, English, German.


Francine Le Péchon-Joubert was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1996.


Master’s degree in Media and Technology Law (Poitiers University, 1993); Postgraduate degree (DEA) in Intellectual, Artistic and Industrial Property (Paris-II University, 1995).

Lawyer Rankings

France > Intellectual property: Patents

The team at De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés is particularly active in the transactional field, with a strong emphasis on advising clients on transfer of technologies, joint ventures and the intellectual property implications associated with start-ups. Louis de Gaulle, who jointly heads the practice with Francine Le Péchon-Joubert, leads a team which is drafting various co-ownership and licensing agreements for Alstom relating to its a joint venture with Ademe. The group has recently expanded its client base in the manufacturing and biotechnology sectors, where new clients include Cahers and GenOway. Also notable are Blandine FauranJulien Horn and Cécile Théard-Jallu.

France > Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés‘s team inspires ‘a high degree of confidence in the firm’s trade mark expertise‘. Both contentious and non-contentious matters, including trade mark portfolio management and advice on the launch of new products or new advertisement campaigns, are handled ‘very collaboratively‘. The team acts for noteworthy clients in a range of sectors, including DreamWorks Animation/NBC Universal and UEFA. Serge Lederman, who jointly heads the practice with Julien Horn, successfully defended Mango against a design infringement and unfair competition action filed by the French fashion house Celine. Other key names to note are Louis de GaulleFrancine Le Péchon-Joubert and Sandra Strittmatter.