Firm Profile > Gowling WLG > Paris, France
Gowling WLG Offices
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Gowling WLG advises clients across an extremely broad range of sectors including cosmetics, textiles, distribution, new technologies, food and beverages, pharmaceutical, and financial services. The team frequently assists clients from the technology and life sciences sectors. Céline Bey, who heads the practice jointly with Philippe Rousseau, is representing Children Worldwide Fashion, the exclusive worldwide licence for luxury children’s clothing brands, in trade mark litigation before the Court of First Instance in Marseille.
Notable clients from a wide range of sectors, including market leaders from the automobile, cosmetics, telecoms and banking industries, turn to Gowling WLG for assistance with their intellectual property matters. As well as representing clients in international trade mark and patent disputes, the team advises on non-contentious matters including trade mark portfolio maintenance and patent filing. Céline Bey, who jointly heads the practice with Philippe Rousseau, is representing an American company and its subsidiary, a leading developer of biocatalysts, in a patent dispute.
C.W.F Children Worldwide Fashion (C.W.F)
‘The team follows a practical approach to cases’.
‘Frédéric Derueux has very strong expertise. He is responsive and highly practical’.
MAN Truck & Bus
Gowling WLG > Firm Profile
The firm: Home to some of the leading names in the French legal market, the firm offers a partner-led service tailored to clients’ organisation and its commercial imperatives.
The teams work alongside French and international clients, including companies, banks, investment funds, property companies, mezzanine lenders and private clients.
Areas of practice: Innovative solutions: Innovation means finding solutions where others see only problems. In Paris, the team of renowned and seasoned specialists assists all client projects in order to define the solutions that are best adapted to the situation.
Speaking your language: With a bilingual team at the clients’ service, they can be sure of working with lawyers who speak their language. As well as language skills, the firm’s lawyers pride themselves on getting to know clients’ organisations. As part of a team, they can provide advice that suits every need.
The firm also keeps things simple, making sure lawyers avoid legal jargon. This might be interpreting bilateral tax treaties, restructuring a leveraged buy-out or acting in very tight time frames to obtain measures of conservation in the clients’ favour. Whatever the issue, clients can be sure of receiving clear, practical advice that meets their commercial needs. Gowling WLG is an international law firm created by Gowlings, a leading Canadian law firm, and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (WLG), a leading UK-based international law firm.
Gowling WLG was built to provide clients with legal services at home and around the world, and to help its clients succeed no matter how challenging the circumstances.
The firm structure is explained in more detail at www.gowlingwlg.com/legal
|Banking & Finance||Danhoé Reddy-Girardfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33 (0)1 42 99 35 45|
|Banking & Finance||Antoine Pampouilleemail@example.com||+33 (0)1 42 99 35 73|
|Commercial||Frédéric Dereuxfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33 (0)1 42 99 35 35|
|Commercial / Intellectual Property||Philippe Rousseauemail@example.com||+33 (0)1 42 99 35 67|
|Corporate: M&A/Private Equity||Barbara Jouffafirstname.lastname@example.org||+33 (0)1 42 99 35 00|
|Corporate: M&A/Private Equity||Simon Loweemail@example.com||+33 (0)1 42 99 35 75|
|Employment||Gaëlle Le Bretonfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33 (0)1 42 99 36 01|
|Intellectual Property||Céline Beyemail@example.com||+33 (0)1 42 99 35 44|
|Real Estate||Sylvain Canard-Vollandfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33 (0)1 42 99 35 71|
LanguagesEnglish French German Spanish
MembershipsABA (American Bar Association) Association des investisseurs pour la croissance (AFIC) AIPPI (Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property) APRAM (Association des Praticiens des Marques et Modèles) IBA (International Bar Association) EELA (European Employment Lawyers Association) INTA - International Trademark Association
United Kingdom: Intellectual Property
Published: August 2019
Authors: Jenny Davies Elwin Morgan
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Intellectual Property laws and regulations that may occur in United Kingdom.
Germany: Intellectual Property
Published: August 2019
Authors: Manuela Finger Ines Lin Lars Schönwald
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Intellectual Property laws and regulations that may occur in Germany.