DEFEND

The litigation team of MARCHAIS & Associés essentially deals with industrial and intellectual property matters with both the IP Offices and the French and Community courts and provides assistance  in particular for :

  • Sending of Cease and Desist letters
  • Filing oppositions in France, with EUIPO and abroad
  • Counterfeiting court actions regarding patents, trademarks, designs, copyright,

    Unfair competition/parasitism actions,

    Internet litigation (cybersquatting, domain names recovery, litigation connected to Internet key-words…),

    • Litigation with European Community courts,

    Customs proceedings (customs action requests, assistance to owners during custom seizure proceedings),

    Request for emergency proceedings,

    Advice on litigation strategies,

    Negotiation and drafting of amicable settlements,