Santarelli has again been recommended as a “Top-Tier IP firm – France” by The Legal 500 EMEA 2018
Independent ranking analysis :
Managing partner Luc Santarelli and Eric le Bihan head Santarelli’s patent and trade mark teams, respectively. Counting Kering, Nestlé, Canon and Fnac among its clients, the group assists with both contentious and non-contentious matters. In the pharmaceutical space, leading companies such as Pfizer, Novartis and Bayer instructed the practice to file a number of supplementary protection certificates for their French patents; notable trade marks work included handling intellectual property due diligence in the context of corporate and M&A transactions, and the day-to-day management of multinational trade mark portfolios. Thierry Caen, François Lepelletier-Beaufond, Hélène Stankoff and Ghislain de Trémiolles are also noteworthy names.