SECTOR OF INTERVENTION VERon-15
INDUSTRY AND SERVICES SECTORS
OUR FIRM IS ACTIVE IN ALL SECTORS OF INDUSTRY AND SERVICES
MEDICAL, PHARMACEUTICAL, BIOTECHNOLOGIES
We represent proprietary pharmaceutical laboratories in actions for infringement or invalidity of patents against generic drug manufacturers, concerning, for example, treatments for hypercholesterolaemia, schizophrenia or hypertension.
In the sector of biotechnologies, we have intervened notably in disputes relating to HIV diagnostic kits or identification kits for a porcine respiratory disease, a method for gene replacement in the mouse to create model animals for research.
We also assist clients who manufacture medical devices, such as medical gases, urinary catheters, prostheses or x-ray medical devices.
We are also very active in the field of cosmetics, we bring our expertise to the market’s main players and have intervened notably in patent disputes relating to beauty creams, mascaras or cosmetic product packagings.
We also regularly assist research institutes, universities or hospitals, and are completely familiar with the specificities of these institutions.
Finally, we have developed expertise in the field of plant breeder’s rights, and represent breeders in disputes before the French courts as well as the Community Plant Variety Office concerning, for example, varieties of apples, strawberries, vegetables or roses.
ELECTRONICS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, COMPUTING
We regularly intervene in the sectors of electronics, telecommunications and computing.
We have represented notably parties in disputes over patents relating to smart cards, strong authentication methods for on-line payments, an interaction method between a home gateway and another device, and patents relating to road speed trap detection and warning apparatuses.
We also intervene frequently in the telecommunications field focusing in particular on standard-essential patents involving Frand licences issues.
We regularly intervene in the usual field of mechanics, in particular tool machines, caps for gas bottles, tool-carrier frames mounted on the front loader of a tractor or locking devices for sliding doors.
We assist players in the chemical industry and have worked notably on patents relating to catalytic compositions for automotive exhaust pipes, filtration ceramic supports, thickening polymers for topical compositions, a nylon manufacturing method, chromatograph apparatuses, insulation glass fibres.
We also assist research institutes and universities in these fields, and are completely familiar with the specificities of these institutions.
We have intervened in disputes over patents relating to domestic appliances, for example, patents protecting coffee machines with capsules, detachable handles for frying pans and saucepans, dry-fryers or food processors.
In the field of leisure, we have intervened in disputes over ski boots or smart toys.
We assist many industrialists in all fields in their patent-related disputes.
We thereby intervene in the field of aeronautics, for example, in matters concerning helicopter landing gears or aeroplane engines.
We also assist constructors or motor vehicle equipment manufacturers; as an example, we have also intervened in a dispute over elements of vehicle body and motorcycle engine.
We are involved as well in disputes over gabions, control mechanisms for circuit-breakers, electric cable supports, electrical systems for controlling a gate, or methods for injection moulding, for assembling floor covering or making tensile false ceilings.