Beau de Loménie Lyon: over 45 years of innovation
Beau de Loménie has been established in Lyon since 1972. Ideally placed, the office of Lyon is located in a district that is equidistant from the main business districts of Lyon (La Part-Dieu, Lyon Confluence, Gerland) and its two main railway stations (Part-Dieu and Perrache, both less than 20 minutes away).
Beau de Loménie Lyon has currently 12 professionals entirely dedicated to IP: 2 European and French trademark and design attorneys and 4 European patent attorneys who 3 of them are also qualified as French patent attorneys. This team of attorneys is backed-up by 7 experienced paralegals who assist them at each stage of their clients’ IP rights life.
Lyon and its area have a rich and diverse industrial network: mechanical engineering, chemicals, textiles, pharmaceuticals and health, IT, nuclear engineering and the media. To meet the needs of its clients, Beau de Loménie Lyon has developed several technical fields of expertise, particularly in electronics, tracking technologies, electrical distribution, physical measurements, optical control, ultrasounds, mechanical engineering, packaging, biomedical, biomechanics, chemistry (organic, polymer), nanomaterials, composite materials, biochemistry, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
Currently, Beau de Loménie Lyon supports private companies of all of sizes (individuals, companies in the process of creation, start-ups, SMEs, industrial groups, multinational corporations, companies and incubators specialised in knowledge translation as regards research and innovation) and public institutions (research centres, universities, national agencies, regional authorities) in their processes for developing, protecting and optimising their IP rights.
An experienced team of professionals with a complete range of services
Lead by Jean-Marc THIBAULT, Beau de Loménie Lyon provides daily support to our clients for all IP matters (patents, trademarks, designs, copyright and domain names).
Our patent attorneys in Lyon provide our clients with support from start to finish, together with a strategic and global vision for the management of their patent portfolios (patentability searching and assessment, drafting patent applications, first filing procedures and extension procedures – FR, EP, PCT, worldwide -, prosecuting applications to grant, renewals, post-grant enforcement, opposition and appeal procedures before the EPO, direct representation before the French, German, British and American national offices, invalidity challenges, freedom-to-operate advice, expertise in pre-litigation / litigation / infringement seizure procedure, portfolio review, agreements – assignments and licences).
Our trademark and design attorneys in Lyon also offer a wide range of services including advice on strategy (audits, registration strategies and optimisation of portfolios), acquisition of IP rights (checking availability of trademarks for use and registration, risk-limitation strategy, administrative formalities, management of procedures), direct representation before the EUIPO and before the French, German, British, Belgian and Austrian national offices, use of rights (licence agreements, distribution agreements, assignment of rights and joint ownership agreements, co-existence agreements), management of IP portfolios (procedures for renewal and extension, budgetary monitoring) and enforcement of rights (monitoring/Survey, pre-litigation procedures, ADR, litigation).
A local service with the resources of a large organisation
Beau de Loménie Lyon works on a day-to-day basis with the firm’s central services based in the Paris head office and have access to all the firm’s databases and the firm’s information system via a secure IT network. Beau de Loménie Lyon’s experts thus have the support of the renewal department, the legal service (litigation and contracts), the searching/watch department (part of which is installed in the Lille office) as well as an international network of correspondents; enabling them to complete successfully the tasks assigned by their clients. Beau de Loménie operates as a fully integrated structure. Our clients have access to all the firm’s resources and skills across our full office network. The firm sets up multidisciplinary and multinational teams whenever a case requires it.