Cabinet Flechner

Succ. A. de Carsalade de Pont

We provide comprehensive advice and services on all aspects of trade mark choice, clearance, registration and management. Our trademark team, which includes attorneys having a double formation in Trademarks law and in Business administration, has considerable experience in trade mark matters in France, Europe and internationally and offers a full range of resources to cover all of our clients’trademark needs.

We aim in particular to provide a responsive, friendly, tailored high quality service at a competitive price. Details of our trade mark services are as follows :

  • Advice with choice of Trade Marks
  • Classification advice
  • Drafting specifications of goods and services
  • Clearance searches for use and registration
  • Advice and opinions on clearance search results
  • Trade Mark, Design and Domain Name Registration
  • Advice on choice of IP rights to register
  • Filing & Registration Formalities
  • Direct Representation before the French (INPI), EU and International (OMPI) Trade Mark Registers
  • Experience in Jurisdictions all over the world
  • Advice on Examiners' official objections
  • Obtaining and drafting Evidence of Use
  • Consent and Other Agreements
  • Attending Hearings
  • Appeals
  • Opposition, Invalidation, Revocation and Appeal matters
  • Obtaining and drafting Evidence, Pleadings,Written Submissions and Skeleton Arguments
  • Advice on and Preparation of Settlement Agreements
  • Management of Litigation and Litigation Support
  • Use Investigations
  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Infringement Actions and Defences
  • Domain Name Disputes
  • Due Diligence
  • Change of title recordals, including assignments and licensing
  • Advice and assistance with notarisation and legalisation
  • Monitoring of third party filings
  • Monitoring of internet use of trademarks (links, meta tags, ad words, etc.)
  • Pre-litigation procedures
  • Opposition procedures
  • Disputes/litigation


David Bilquey, ESSEC 1990, French and European Trademark Attorney