Emmanuel Baud leads the Intellectual Property Practice in Jones Day's Paris office. He handles, together with his six-lawyer team, complex litigations for French and international clients in the field of intellectual property law including patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs, domain names, know-how, trade secrets, software, and geographical indications as well as unfair competition/passing off matters. He litigates these matters before national and European jurisdictions and institutions.
Emmanuel regularly assists clients in the drafting and negotiation of IP/IT-related agreements. He focuses on cross-border transfer of technology and/or licensing within the context of national or international transactions for publicly or privately held companies and investment funds. He also advises clients on intellectual property prosecution and protection strategy involving trademarks, designs, advertising, and internet-related issues. In addition, he has extensive and recognized experience in the field of protected geographical indication (PGI) representing major beverage industry players and entities in charge of defending GIs in their contentious and regulatory matters. He works closely on those issues with the Firm's competition/antitrust and public law practices.
Emmanuel is a member of the Association des Praticiens du Droit des Marques et des Modeles (APRAM) and is its former president (2010-2012) and is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and the AIDV (Association Internationale des Juristes du Droit de la Vigne et du Vin - International Wine Law Association).
Abercrombie & Fitch seeks trademark advice regarding compliance with France's Toubon law
Major Japanese chemical company engages in multijurisdiction patent dispute
Honors & Distinctions
Cited yearly as one of the leading intellectual property lawyers in France in Chambers Europe, WTR 1000, International Law Office (ILO), and The Legal 500 EMEA