Firm Profile > Candé Blanchard Ducamp > Paris, France

Candé Blanchard Ducamp
75008 PARIS

Industry focus: Luxury goods Tier 1

IP boutique Candé Blanchard Ducamp advises an extensive list of top luxury brand names, including many of the world's most revered French and Italian houses, as well leading US and UK fashion brands. The firm, which has state-of-the-art IP expertise, assists its clients in fighting trade mark and design counterfeiting of their products. It is frequently acting in courts, launching judicial recourse towards various counterfeiter companies including major high-street retail chains, and also undertakes customs seizures. The six-lawyer team is co-headed by the highly recommended Patrice de Candé, Julien Blanchard et Claire Herissay-Ducamp.

Intellectual property: Patent and trade mark attorneys Tier 2

Candé Blanchard Ducamp's intellectual property team acts for a roster of clients from a variety of industries, focusing particularly on the fashion, cosmetics and luxury goods sectors. The firm is especially active in the litigious space, representing clients as both claimants and defendants in trade mark infringement proceedings. Key names include Patrice De CandéJulien BlanchardClaire Herissay-Ducamp and associates, Margaux Nègre-CarillonClarisse Tourneux and Anna Revidi.

Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs Tier 2

The team at Candé Blanchard Ducamp focuses exclusively on litigious intellectual property matters, and is recommended for 'excellent knowledge mixed with a rare ability to be very commercial'. The firm represents clients from a range of sectors, focusing especially on fashion, before both French and European courts. Claire Herissay-Ducamp is praised for her 'unparalleled knowledge, strong commercial understanding, valuable connections in the industry and relentless support'. Other key names to note are Patrice De Candé and Julien Blanchard, as well as associates Margaux Nègre-Carillon, Clarisse Tourneux and Anna Revidi.


Excellent knowledge mixed with a rare ability to be very commercial and understanding that in the commercial world, tough decisions sometimes have to be made.

Claire Herissay-Ducamp is outstanding – unparalleled knowledge, strong commercial understanding, valuable connections in the industry and relentless support make her stand out from rivals.

The firm: Candé Blanchard Ducamp, founded in 2012, is a law firm composed of attorneys-at-law at the Paris Bar, entirely dedicated to litigation in the field of intellectual and industrial property (trade marks, designs, patents, software, copyright, domain names, etc).

The three founding partners of the firm, Patrice de Candé, Julien Blanchard and Claire Herissay-Ducamp, have numerous years of experience in this field.

The team advises and assists French and foreign large-scale companies in industries as varied as the luxury industry (textile, leather goods, jewellery, watch-making, cosmetics, etc), to the pharmaceutical, building, insurance, banking and computer industries.

Areas of practice: The team intervenes in all proceedings aimed at defending clients’ immaterial assets (infringement or unfair competition actions; customs or arbitration proceedings, etc) with French courts (Civil Courts, Commercial Courts, Criminal Courts) as well as European courts, and with both the French Office (INPI) and the European Office (EUIPO).

Outside France, the firm has built up a network of specialised foreign colleagues recognised for their expertise and efficiency.

Candé Blanchard Ducamp places great emphasis on offering the most in-depth and most reactive service possible, while working very closely with its clients, in a cost-effective manner.

Department Name Email Telephone
Trade marks Patrice de Candé
Trade marks Julien Blanchard
Trade marks Claire Ducamp
Designs Patrice de Candé
Designs Claire Ducamp
Designs Julien Blanchard
Patents Patrice de Candé
Patents Julien Blanchard
Copyright Patrice de Candé
Copyright Claire Ducamp
Copyright Julien Blanchard
Number of lawyers : 5