Guillaume Marchais
Guillaume Marchais
guillaume.marchais@marchais.com

Avocat au Barreau de Paris

Intellectual Property specialization certificate
Formerly French Industrial Property Attorney
Founder of the firm

Practice areas
Industrial property law (trademarks, designs, availability searches and filing strategies in France and throughout the world), copyright law, appellations of origin and geographical indications, winelaw, competition law, consumer law, due diligence.
Litigation in the field of trademarks, designs, unfair competition, UDRP proceedings.

Membership
Association des Praticiens du Droit des Marques et des Modèles (APRAM) – member of the board.
International Trademark Association (INTA).
Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group (PTMG)
Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA).
International Wine Law Association (IWLA).
European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA)

Recent publications

Propriétés intellectuelles n°53, october 2014 : Protection and enforcement of trademarks in China. Practical guide of the main changes and advantages of the new trademark law.
www.vitisphere.com, march 2015 : Encore du nouveau sur la protection des marques vitivinicoles en Chine.
– www.vitisphere.com, september 2018 “The difficult protection of the “mentions traditionnelles”.
– Journal Spécial des sociétés, Wine Law, Sept 2018 “wine marks and counterfiting : a ballad in our terroirs”

Teaching
Lecturer in Intellectual Property law at the Master 2 Design Law at the University of Lyon II and the DU of Wine Law of Université de Bourgogne.

Languages
French, English, German.

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