Plasseraud IP parmi les meilleurs cabinets de conseil en marques en France selon WTR 1000 2024
Trademarks & Designs

Plasseraud IP in the Gold band of French IP law firms by WTR 1000 2024

We are delighted to announce that Plasseraud IP has been ranked among the best IP law firms in France by World Trademark Review, in its 2024 edition of the WTR 1000. Graded in the “Gold” category and identified as "one of the most trustworthy agencies in Europe", the group and its experts are identified as “brilliant” by the review.

Patrons regard Plasseraud IP “as one of the most trustworthy agencies in Europe, due to its exemplary and professional services provided by its qualified staff. The practitioners at Plasseraud IP are brilliant. They offer very good, very professional advice on trademark and patent portfolios. They are very responsive, pragmatic and reliable. They are easy to work with and they have the capacity to handle fast-moving and large-scale portfolios. One notable aspect of Plasseraud’s approach is their balanced strategy in cases involving brands and domain names, always prioritising practical solutions that make business sense over prolonged legal battles. Their unwavering attention to detail and dedication to professional conduct always impress. Their knowledge and experience offer us assurance of specialised expertise […]

For the first time this year, WTR 1000 unveils the EUIPO rankings. Plasseraud IP is proud to be ranked in the Bronze category for this first edition of the ranking, based on firms identified as the main applicants to the Office.

9 of our Trademark & Design Attorneys and Attorneys at Law are also named among “Recommended Individuals”:

  • Guylène Kiesel Le Cosquer, Managing Partner and Head of the Legal Department, in the “Prosecution & Strategy” - Gold band - and “Enforcement & Litigation” - Bronze band - rankings

Guylène’s longstanding dedication to trademark and design matters makes her stand out in the profession. She has always given thorough advice which meets her clientele’s expectations. She is one of the most brilliant attorneys I have ever worked with. Her vast knowledge and experience are highly valuable assets to the legal domain. She displays extraordinary leadership and management skills. She has consistently been available to provide valuable input whenever required. Her extensive knowledge and experience in the field of intellectual property, notably in France and Europe, are instrumental in guiding effective trademark strategy. With her business-oriented approach, strategic view and innate leadership, she is an unparalleled opinion leader in trademark practice.

  • Patrick Boyle, Partner, in the “Prosecution & Strategy” ranking - Silver band

Patrick is a trusted adviser for trademark searches, EUIPO filings, trademark enforcement matters and agreement negotiations. Patrick has demonstrated the ability to adapt to the requirements of each client’s business. He maintains a calm and professional demeanour, and his responsiveness in managing the many challenges faced by patrons is noteworthy. His concise and approachable communication style has been appreciated. Furthermore, Patrick’s combination of legal and business expertise proves valuable in litigation and conflict resolution. Patrick’s professionalism and attention to detail are evident in every case, and his ability to seamlessly integrate international expertise into his work is impressive. Patrick’s professionalism and commitment guarantee that his clients receive the best representation possible. Additionally , his analytical approach enables him to identify innovative and successful legal strategies. He is exceedingly competent at providing pragmatic and strategic advice. He is commercially savvy and responsive as well as positive, while giving advice and getting the best results. He is charming, a delight to work with and an excellent relationship manager. He has obtained many great results for his clientele at reasonable cost. He has his finger on the pulse when it comes to developments and trends within the industry. He is a go-to associate for trademark matters in France.”

  • Laurent Nowak, Partner, in the “Prosecution & Strategy” ranking - Silver band

Working with Laurent Nowak makes everything easier. He is a very smart and professional attorney. He is accessible and always to the point, offering creative ideas aiming to protect clients’ rights on a fair budget. Laurent provides sound opposition advice and obtains swift and effective resolutions. He has also assisted on an infringement action, and his advice was clear and sensible. Laurent’s advice is always clearly and thoroughly presented. He manages all aspects of each case in an outstanding manner. He is always responsive and never makes us wait for any answers. He is a pleasure to work with.

“[Guillaume] Vermander is a specialist in IP valuation, who spent time in-house at a luxury goods company where he focused on protecting 3D marks.”

  • Frédéric Glaize, Partner, in the “Prosecution & Strategy” ranking - Bronze band

Rounding out the team in Paris is Frédéric Glaize, who is renowned across the market for his expertise in the design arena. He leads the firm’s design department, defending, managing and commercialising portfolios for businesses in a wide array of sectors. A thought leader, [Frédéric] Glaize maintains one of the oldest blogs dedicated to intellectual property, which has published more than 1,600 articles.

  • Charlotte Montaud, Partner, in the “Prosecution & Strategy” ranking - Bronze band

“[Charlotte] Montaud is the group’s head of IP contracts and valuation. She specialises in engineering precise, high-calibre contracts for SMEs, start-ups, international corporations and research institutions. A thought leader in the IP transactions space, she is the president of the contract committee of the CNCPI.

  • Philippe Picard, Partner, in the “Prosecution & Strategy” ranking - Bronze band

Philippe Picard’s wide expertise and experience in trademark, design and other legal matters stands out. His advice to patrons is precise and instrumental to achieving success. He takes a business-critical perspective on all issues.

  • Benjamin Fontaine, Partner, in the “Prosecution & Strategy” ranking - Bronze band

Holding down the fort in Alicante, Benjamin Fontaine is highly sought out for his expertise in geographical indications and is a very familiar face before the EUIPO.

  • Jean-Christophe Guerrini, Attorney at Law & Partner at Plasseraud IP Avocats, in the “Prosecution & Strategy” ranking - Bronze band

I would strongly recommend Jean-Christophe Guerrini. He is very intelligent, strategic and takes a thoughtful approach to cases. He does not limit himself to understanding the legal intricacies of each case but is also very keen to understand the business of the client and advises the best strategy based on their business model. His writing and oral abilities are quite impressive. He can easily present complex trademark issues in simple and brief terms. I would definitely recommend Jean-Christophe and Plasseraud IP.”

Thanks to our clients and partners for their trust, and congratulations to our Plasseraud IP Trademarks & Designs, Plasseraud IP Avocats and Plasseraud IP Contracts & Valuation Teams.

The WTR 1000 is an annual ranking publication, dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark legal services providers in over 80 global jurisdictions. Its methodology is based on an extensive four-month research process conducted by a team of analysts and on written submissions from firms.

Find out the complete ranking: WTR 1000 – 2024 edition

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