Charlotte Montaud is a Partner and Head of Contracts & Valuation at Plasseraud IP. She is a French and European Trademark and Design Attorney. As an expert in contract engineering, Charlotte advises SMEs, start-ups, large groups and research institutions in negotiating, drafting and reviewing their agreements related to R&D and valuation of IP rights. She also assists them in pre-litigation, litigation follow-up and disputes settlement. Her work focuses on all IP-related contracts including collaboration or consortium agreements, licensing agreements, technology transfer agreements, assignment agreements, co-ownership agreements, NDAs, letters of intent, MOUs, as well as drafting clauses for incorporation in shareholder agreements or employment contracts, etc. Charlotte started her career as a lawyer in patent litigation and has more than 15 years of experience in intellectual property. She is President of the Contracts subcommittee of the CNCPI and has just been elected member of the Board of Directors of LES France. Her mandate as a member of the GRAPI steering committee will end by the end of 2021. She contributes to many publications, conferences and trainings about contract engineering in France and abroad. Charlotte joined Plasseraud IP in 2018.