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Best IP Advisor – France

Innovation & IP Awards – Leaders League/Les Décideurs

// Gold Award (2018 and 2019)

// Silver Award (2020 and 2022)

IP Firm of the Year – France

Managing Intellectual Property

// Awarded in 2010, 2014, 2017


One of the Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms

Financial Times

// 2019

// 2020

// 2021

// 2022


Legal 500 EMEA / Legal 500 Paris

// Top tier Firm – France (2023)

Patent and Trademark Attorneys

// Tier 1 – France (2023)

Intellectual Property / Patent And Trade Mark Attorneys

Leaders League/Décideurs Juridiques

“Leading” (2022)

// Intellectual Property – Patents (general)
Intellectual Property consulting – France

// Intellectual Property – Physics, mechanics anc contruction patents
Intellectual Property consulting – France

// Intellectual Property – Electronic telecommunications patent & new technologies
Intellectual Property consulting – France

“Excellent” (2022)

// Intellectual Property – Brands, designs and models
Intellectual Property consulting – France

// Intellectual Property – Chemistry, biotech and life sciences patents
Intellectual Property consulting – France

IAM Patent

// France / IP Firms : Prosecution (2022)
Highly recommended

« With 200 IP professionals on deck, all of whom are at the top of their game, Cabinet Beau de Loménie sits among the crème de la crème of French patent prosecution outfits, standing as one of the country’s leading patent filers and one of the highest filers continent-wide. Its multi-disciplinary team is drawn from across Europe, meaning collectively the group has all the language facilities necessary to handle issues wherever they come up. Continuing to receive recognition are Didier IntèsPierre BalestaFrançois Delumeau and Philippe Hubert. Intès has been with the firm for 30 years and a partner for almost 20 – he manages a team focused on industries, including mechanical engineering and aerospace and is known for his patent protection and pre-litigation strategies. Lille branch office head Balesta brings commercial insight from his time working in finance and is sought out for his infringement and validity opinions and star turns before the EPO. Delumeau benefits from time spent working in research for telecommunications and computing products and heads up a department of attorneys working around similar technologies; Hubert has been with the ensemble since 1987 and heads up a group focusing on the life sciences. Entering the IAM Patent 1000 alongside this line-up in 2022 is Pierre-Louis Désormière, who leads a team specialised in aeronautics, aerospace, medical devices and energy. He joined the practice in 1998, and since then has been relied upon for his commercial strategies. » – (2022)

// France / Individuals: Prosecution (2022)
Philippe HUBERT, Didier INTÈS, François DELUMEAU,  Pierre-Louis DÉSORMIÈREPierre BALESTA.


// France / IP Firms : Agencies (2022)
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“With 70 IP specialists and a total staff of almost 200 people on deck, Cabinet Beau de Loménie is one of the largest and most prominent IP attorney firms on the French market. It practises with assurance across the entire continent thanks not only to strong connections with other European outfits, but also to its own outposts in the United Kingdom and Germany. It manages more than 73,000 trademarks and designs and files circa 5,000 new applications and renewals each year for a varied clientele which includes major film studios, famous retail outfits and well-known food and drink brands. Its practitioners – whom clients observe are “reliable, professional and takes their work seriously” – enjoy inspiring leadership from European and French trademark and design attorneys Aurélia Marie and Emmanuelle Machinet. Benefiting from an additional qualification as a barrister, Marie has been a partner at the firm for almost two decades and has called it her home for the best part of three; while Machinet made partner in 2021 in her 18th year at the firm, having spent the early part of her career working in the oppositions department (2022)

// France / Individuals: Prosecution & Strategy (2022)
Aurélia MARIE

Emmanuelle MACHINET

Managing Intellectual Property / IP Stars

// France / Patent prosecution (2021)
Tier 1

// France / Trade mark prosecution (2022)
Tier 1

// France / IP Stars (2022)
Patent stars : Philippe HUBERTDidier INTÈS / Trade mark star : Aurélia MARIE

// France / Top 250 Women in IP (2021)
Aurélia MARIE

// France / Notable practitioner (2021)
Olivier BOURA

Juve Patent

// France / Patent Filing (2022)

Recommended fields of expertise:

  • Mechanics, process and mechanical engineering
  • Digital communication and computer technology
  • Electronics
  • Pharma and biotechnology
  • Chemistry

Recommended individuals:

Didier INTÈS & François DELUMEAU

Leading individual:

Didier INTÈS


Main contact:

 Julien MAZEL (Communications officer) :

Additional contacts:

Pierre-Louis DÉSORMIÈRE (Partner – patents) :

Emmanuelle MACHINET (Partner – trademarks/designs) :

Grégory INGRAND (Partner – trademarks/designs) :

Pierre BALESTA (Partner – patents & branchs) :