Mr Serge Lederman > De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés
9 RUE BOISSY D'ANGLAS
75008 PARIS
France
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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.

Position

Serge Lederman intervenes as counsel as well as in litigation in industrial property law in sectors as diverse as fashion, design and media and the food industry, and literary and artistic property law in the areas of art, media and communication. Recognised by his clients for his analysis of litigious matters and the stakes at hand, as well as his sharp grasp of litigious strategies, Serge Lederman advises companies and institutions on an international level and on domestic operations. He is a founding member of the Acteurs Avocats Associés Association at the Palais de Justice (Paris Courthouse) and also teaches at the Further Education Centre of Paris II-Assas University as part of the Art Work and Law (L’œuvre d’art et le Droit) course organised by the Art and Law Institution (Institut Art et Droit).

Languages

French, English.

Memberships

Serge Lederman was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1991.

Education

Postgraduate degree (DEA) in General Private Law (Paris II University, 1990); Master’s degree in Business Law (Paris I University, 1988)

Lawyer Rankings

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.

Paris > Propriété intellectuelle > Marques, dessins et modèles

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés est pourvu d’une équipe qui inspire « un haut niveau de confiance quant à son expertise en matière de marque ». Le cabinet gère des dossiers en conseil et en contentieux. Il s’occupe notamment de la gestion de portefeuilles de droits de ses clients et les assiste dans le lancement de nouveaux produits ou de campagnes publicitaires. L’équipe travaille de manière « très collaborative ». Elle assiste plusieurs clients de premier plan dans des secteurs variés, y compris DreamWorks Animation/NBC Universal et l’UEFA. Julien Horn codirige la pratique, aux côtés de Serge Lederman qui a défendu avec succès l’entreprise Mango dans un litige en contrefaçon de dessin et modèle et de concurrence déloyale engagé par le groupe de prêt-à-porter Céline. Interviennent également dans les dossiers Louis de GaulleFrancine Le Péchon-Joubert et Sandra Strittmatter.