Beau de Loménie Paris:
one of the pioneering IP firms in France
Beau de Loménie was founded in 1930 in Paris. Its head office is currently located next to place des Invalides in the area of the Eiffel Tower. It is accessible through public transports (regional express trains and metro) in less than 30 minutes from the main Parisian train stations and in slightly over an hour from the different airports and business districts around Paris.
Beau de Loménie Paris has currently over 150 professionals entirely dedicated to IP. It numbers 39 patent attorneys, 28 of whom are European patent attorneys and 25 of whom are French patent attorneys, as well as 7 French & European trademark and design attorneys. These teams of attorneys are backed-up by some fifty experienced paralegals who assist them at each stage of their clients’ IP rights life.
Paris is one of the most influential economic capitals in the world and its area is one of the main economic centre of Europe. All industrial sectors are represented in the region, not only energy, automotive, food industry, aerospace, aeronautics, defence, new technologies, health and biotechnologies, fashion and design, but also banking/insurance and finance, the media and entertainment. To meet their clients’ needs, the professionals in Paris have developed a wide range of technical expertise, particularly in aeronautics and aerospace, construction and public works, chemistry (organic, polymer, mineral), cosmetics, textiles, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, biotechnologies, materials and its technologies, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, physics, nanotechnologies, optics/photonics, electricity and electronics, semiconductors, telecommunications, telecoms and new technologies, and IT.
Today, our IP experts in Paris support private companies of all 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. Some of the clients of Beau de Loménie Paris are essential players or even leaders in their industry. And they have entrusted us with their IP rights for over 40 years already.
An experienced team of professionals with a complete range of services
Lead by 6 partners, Beau de Loménie Paris provides daily support to our clients for all IP matters (patents, trademarks, designs, copyright and domain names). Currently, Beau de Loménie Paris is composed of four patent departments (Mechanics, Metallurgy and Physics; Chemistry, Pharmaceuticals, Biology and Biotechnologies; Material technology, Instruments and Electrotechnics; IT, Electronics and Digital Technologies), one trademark and design department (trademarks, design, copyright, domain names) and several support services (monitoring/watch and research department, legal services and administrative departments specialised in IP for annuities or renewals and filings).
Our patent attorneys in Paris 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 Paris 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).