Viviane Azard’s main areas of practice involve advising clients and conducting litigation in all matters of intellectual property, particularly cases relating to patent infringement and validity litigation before the French courts, as well as cases relating to designs, trademarks, copyrights and unfair competition.

Viviane Azard frequently handles cases in various technical fields, especially sports equipment and mechanical engineering. Her practice in the areas of design, trademark, copyright and competition law involve advising clients and conducting litigation in the luxury, fashion and jewelry sectors.

Viviane Azard particularly advises clients on developing, maintaining, evaluating and valuing trademark and design portfolios. She also provides advice and support in implementing strategies to combat counterfeiting, particularly with respect to customs and internet players.

Attorney-at-Law (Avocat), BARDEHLE PAGENBERG SELAS
Location: Paris
Languages: French, English
2009 - today

Associate at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Paris, France

2007 - 2009

Associate at Legrand Lesage-Catel, Paris, France


Paris Bar Examination; admitted to the Paris Bar as an attorney-at-law *(Avocat - Barreau de Paris)

2004 - 2006

Legal assistant at the Court of Appeal of Versailles, France

Trainee with two law firms specializing in industrial property and copyright, Paris, France


Postgraduate Degree (DEA) in Civil Law, University of Paris I, France