Cornet Vincent Ségurel can provide assistance in registering your trademarks, designs and models in France, the European Union, and more generally, abroad in any and all French or international offices (INPI – “Institut national de la propriété intellectuelle” (National Institute of Intellectual Property – French patent and trademark office), OHMI – “Office de l’harmonisation dans le Marché Intérieur” – Office for harmonization in the internal market (EU), OMPI – “Organisation mondiale de la propriété intellectuelle” – WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization), USPTO (US Patent and Trademark Office), BOIP – Benelux Office of Intellectual Property, etc.): we assist our clients in implementing proposed filings and registrations of trademarks, designs and models (for example, with searches of prior art), we handle filing, follow-up, monitoring, surveillance and management of your portfolios of trademarks,designs and models (filing renewal, responses to objections of intellectual property offices, administrative proceedings in connection with third party oppositions).
We also help our clients with the preparation and review of agreements or proposed agreements relating to trademarks, designs and models, for example, co-ownership or co-existence agreements for trademarks, designs and models, granting or obtaining security interests in trademarks, designs, and models (for example, a pledge), and, more generally, in any type of transfer, assignment, management or exploitation agreement of such intangible assets.
We assist and represent our clients in litigation involving trademarks, designs or models (infringement, seizure of infringing goods, seizure retained by the customs authorities, customs proceedings, cancellation proceeding or declaring the right null and void, litigation challenging decisions by the INPI, etc.), in France and elsewhere (with the assistance, outside France, of correspondent attorneys specializing in intellectual property), in any and all domestic courts.