WTR 1000
Trademarks & Designs

Plasseraud IP is a gold tier IP law firm 2021 by WTR 1000


We are proud to announce that Plasseraud IP has been ranked as a gold tier IP law firm in France by World Trademark Review, in its 2021 edition of the WTR 1000.

“Long one of the country’s elite trademark firms, Plasseraud IP continues on its inexorable upward trajectory. […] Plasseraud IP offers an excellent level of service and demonstrates in-depth trademark knowledge. Its advice is solid and practical, and response times are rapid. In addition, the team is internationally oriented and communicates smoothly with other countries, making it easy for non-Europeans to understand the nuances of European trademark law.”

Four of our Trademark & Design Attorneys are also listed among highly recommended practitioners:
- Guylène Kiesel Le Cosquer, Managing Partner and Head of the Legal Department, ranked in two categories, “Enforcement & Litigation” – bronze tier (the only trademark attorney among lawyers in this category in France) and “Prosecution & Strategy” – gold tier (the only trademark attorney among lawyers in gold tier)
“Guylène is an amazing and engaged professional. She is always available, has a practical mind and has an appetite for digging deep to find out-of-the-box solutions. Furthermore, she is an extremely positive person; her legal knowledge is always up to date; and her advice is always concrete and business oriented.”

- Patrick Boyle, Partner and Co-head of the Legal Department, “Prosecution & Strategy” - silver tier
“Patrick Boyle has unique credentials as the only UK chartered trademark attorney who is also qualified as a French Conseil en Propriété Industrielle. Whether in enforcement or contractual scenarios, he always makes an impression: “Patrick is approachable, detail oriented, responsive and professional”

Guillaume Vermander, Partner and Trademark & Design Attorneys, “Prosecution & Strategy” – bronze tier
“Guillaume Vermander diligently manages the portfolios of consumer goods and retail companies, while also tackling database rights issues.” 

Laurent Nowak, Partner and Trademark & Design Attorneys, in “Prosecution & Strategy” – silver tier
“Sports law is another rapidly growing specialism at the firm, thanks to the efforts of newly appointed partner Laurent Nowak, who works with myriad sporting organisations to crack down on trademark infringement and counterfeiting.”

Congratulations to our Trademark team!

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 the complete ranking: WTR 1000 – 2021 edition

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