Fields of expertise
LEGRAND LESAGE-CATEL law firm has a 35 year history of specialization in Intellectual Property law.
Our skills and reputation are highly acknowledged.
LEGRAND LESAGE-CATEL covers all fields of intellectual property law from patents, trademarks and distinctive signs, to designs and models, literary and artistic property rights, Internet and domain names.
Our law firm also assists and counsels its clients in France and the European Union on the granting and exploitation of industrial property rights.
We also specialize in legal disputes over the validity and infringement of intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, designs, models and copyright), as well as in issues of unfair competition, redress and representation of clients before French and EU jurisdictions. We are also involved in Customs disputes bearing on the law on intellectual property, and provide legal opinions, advice and certificates of custom when claiming such rights under foreign jurisdictions.
LEGRAND LESAGE-CATEL carries out intellectual property audits with a view to the assessment and valuation of corporate intellectual property assets.
The traditional legal work of LEGRAND LESAGE-CATEL is enriched by its substantial caseload in the market for artworks, whether in public auctions or private sales, including advising and representing clients in disputes involving auction houses, private treaties, authors, artists and purchasers.
A further field of expertise is inheritance law, notably the specialist areas of gifts and life assurance including a particular focus on associations and foundations.
The quality and effectiveness of the services rendered by LEGRAND LESAGE-CATEL is backed up by a close-knit and structured team organization that ensures rapid and relaxed access to the specialists assigned to each case and by a clear fee rationale that factors in affordability.