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Best IP Advisor – France

Innovation & IP Awards – Leaders League/Les Décideurs

// Gold Award (2018 et 2019)

// Silver Award (2020)

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


Legal 500 EMEA / Legal 500 Paris

// Top tier Firm – France (2022)

Patent and Trademark Attorneys

// Tier 1 – France (2022)

Propriété Intellectuelle /Cabinet de Conseils en Propriété Industrielle

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 (2021)
Highly recommended

“Perhaps the foremost French firm that appears before the EPO”, according to competitors, prosecution shop Cabinet Beau de Loménie remains at the very top of its game. Four offices across France, complemented by additional bases in Germany and the United Kingdom, and close alliances with affiliated contacts across the continent ensure it can deliver a truly pan-continental service. Heading up the mechanics arm is Didier Intes, who devises prosecution strategies, supports litigation, drafts contracts and conducts patent portfolio due diligence with a hawkish eye. He has previous industry experience in the fluid mechanics field, which resonates with players in the area to this day. On the engineering side is Pierre Balesta, who holds a range of technical and legal qualifications and specialises in contentious matters and due diligence. Technical polymath Philippe Hubert heads up the chemistry, pharmacy, biology and new plant varieties group, and has provided future proofed advice on patent strategy for almost 40 years; while on the electronics front, computer scientist François Delumeau speaks the language of inventors after a decade working on the development of onboard computing systems in telecommunications products.” – (2021)

// France / Individuals: Prosecution (2021)
Philippe HUBERT, Didier INTÈS, François DELUMEAU, Pierre 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) :