Intellectual Property | 15 October 2019

The principles that preside over employees inventions in France are well defined by the law. Indeed, article L611-8 of the French Intellectual Property Code (IPC) clearly defines the rules of ownership of invention and remuneration, for various situations, which differ depending on whether the employee has an inventive mission or not. [Continue Reading]

| 05 July 2019

In France, parties have the sole power to delimit the scope of the disputes brought before the courts. In the absence of discovery proceedings, they are also tasked with providing the evidence to back up the demands brought before the courts. The judge may however take any legally admissible measure that appears necessary to the dispute at hand (such as requesting an expert’s opinion or compelling the parties to provide certain exhibits). [Continue Reading]

Intellectual Property | 03 May 2019

The collection of evidence in IP cases in France is a hot topic over the last two years or so. Several traps should now be avoided to have reliable evidence showing the alleged infringement before the courts. [Continue Reading]