Julien Fréneaux represents clients before the French courts in all IP matters, including patents, trademarks, designs, copyright and unfair competition. His practice focuses on patent infringement and validity litigation, including appeal proceedings, before the French courts competent to hear intellectual property matters. Julien Fréneaux frequently handles cases that involve coordinating with teams of lawyers from other jurisdictions, as well as parallel litigation proceedings in different countries in a complex international litigation framework. He has handled many multinational patent conflicts concerning technologies such as medical devices and sports equipment, as well as technologies in the field of mechanical engineering. He also handles a number of fashion design infringement cases.
Julien Fréneaux also deals with licensing matters, technology transfer agreements and IP-related contracts. He has led and supervised teams of auditors conducting IP due diligence during large M&A transactions.
Julien Fréneaux graduated from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) at the University of Strasbourg, earning a professional degree in patent law, and from the University of Paris, earning a postgraduate degree in intellectual property law. He was admitted to the Paris Bar as a specialist in intellectual property and is a member of several IP professional associations including AIPPI, LES, and EPLAW. He is also the co-author of the French chapter of the book "Interpretation of patents in Europe: applications of Article 69 EPC".
Resident Partner of the firm (Paris Office)
Professional degree in patent law at CEIPI (Centre d'Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Industrielle), University of Strasbourg, France
Associate of the firm BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Paris, France
Associate of the law firm Moquet Borde & Associés, Paris, France
Associate of the law firm Legrand & Lesage-Catel, Paris, France
Paris Bar Examination, licensed to practice as an attorney-at-law (Paris Bar) [Avocat au Barreau de Paris]
Postgraduate Degree (DESS) in Industrial Property, University of Paris II, France
Master of Law, University of Paris II, France
Diploma from the Institut de Sciences Politiques of Paris (Faculty of Economics and Finance), France
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