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Pierre Véron is a member of the Paris Bar.
His 12-lawyer firm, with offices in Paris and Lyon, deals solely in patent litigation, with a special emphasis on international cases. It obtained the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2015 Managing Intellectual Property Award for the French Law Firm of the Year and the 2003, 2007, 2009 and 2014 Décideurs Award for the Best Intellectual Property Law Practice in France.
Pierre Véron is the honorary president of the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), which he founded in 2001 and of the French association of patent litigators. He has taught European patent litigation at the International Centre of Industrial Property Studies (CEIPI) in Strasbourg. Between 2007 and 2012 he served as an expert with the European Commission for the creation of the Unified Patent Court in Europe. He has then been a member of the Drafting Committee of the Rules of Procedure of this court. He now serves as an expert in the Expert panel advising the Preparatory Committee of the Unified Patent court.
Pierre Véron is the editor of Saisie-Contrefaçon, published by leading French publisher Dalloz (third edition, 2012; trilingual version, 2015), and of Concise International and European Intellectual Property Law, published by Kluwer Law International (third edition, 2014). He is also the author of more than 70 other publications on patent litigation.
A former president of an arbitration centre and a former associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, he has been involved in several arbitration proceedings, either as counsel, arbitrator or chairman of the arbitration panel.
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