Norton Rose Fulbright develops Paris Intellectual Property practice with of counsel hire

Global Press release - People February 2019

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright welcomes Clément Monnet as of counsel in the Paris office Technology and Innovation team headed by Nadège Martin to develop its "Industrial property" practice.

Clément Monnet focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law (trademarks, patents, copyrights, designs and models, Internet), both in consulting and litigation. He also deals with related matters such as unfair competition cases.

His practice covers criminal litigation procedures, both civil and criminal. He also handles cases before industrial property agencies (EUIPO, INPI) and the European courts. He also drafts contracts (licensing, assignment of intellectual property rights, Internet contracts, e-commerce) and participates in intellectual property rights audits.

In addition, Clément has developed a particular experience in sports law. He assists his clients from the sports industry in terms of image contract, partnership agreement, equipment supplier agreement, data protection, Ambush marketing, sport bets, lottery/gambling, Evin law, contractual litigation and trademark law.

Nadège Martin comments: "We are delighted to welcome Clément in our Technology & Innovation team. His arrival marks an important step in the construction of an Industrial Property practice in the Paris office. Thanks to Clément’s experience, we will be able to offer our clients all the necessary assistance, both in terms of advice and litigation, in the fields of copyright, trademarks and patents. His perfect knowledge of these practices together with his specific expertise in sports law will foster synergies with our offices around the world. "

Norton Rose Fulbright's Technology and Innovation team in Paris is one of the most innovative in France. The arrival of Clément Monnet will complement our service offering now covering all areas of intellectual property, new technologies and personal data. Norton Rose Fulbright’s international intellectual property team counts over 250 lawyers across five continents.

Prior to joining Norton Rose Fulbright, Clément Monnet worked in the Intellectual Property, Technology and Communications team at Dentons in Paris, where he was promoted to counsel in 2016 and started his legal career in 2008.

Lawyer at the Paris Bar, Clément holds a Master 2 in Literary, Artistic and Industrial Property Law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University (2006), a Master in International Business Law and Management of Essec (2007) and a Master 2 in Sports Law from Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne University (2014).

For further information please contact:

Carole Guettier, Senior business development manager, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Tél: + 33 (0)1 56 59 52 75

Charles Billiard, Communication Executive, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Tél: + 33 (0)1 56 59 52 96

Notes for editors:

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has more than 4,000 lawyers and other legal staff based in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East.

Recognized for its industry focus, Norton Rose Fulbright is strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Through its global risk advisory group, the firm leverages its industry experience with its knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.

Norton Rose Fulbright operates in accordance with its global business principles of quality, unity and integrity, aiming to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of its offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

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