Located near to Nice airport in the South of France, Sophia Antipolis is an industrial park with many research laboratories, both from public research organisations and high-tech industries.
Marks & Clerk France's Paris office was founded in 2005 by a team of seasoned attorneys that had developed their practice within the in-house IP department of a major French defence and aerospace group.
The office has particular strengths in inventions relating to signal and image processing, motion control, robotics, Internet, physics, materials and clean-tech technologies, for major industrial groups, SMEs, start-up companies and public research organisations. It has also developed a strong practice in due diligence, audit, licensing and contentious consulting work, as well as in trade mark oppositions and customs seizures.
Marks & Clerk France's Sophia Antipolis office was opened at the beginning of 2013 and is staffed by three seasoned attorneys with strong industry experience.
The office has particular strengths in inventions relating to software and medical devices for corporates, start-ups, public research organisations and international clients. Its attorneys support their clients both in French and English.