Jean-François Guillot, a member of the Paris and New York bars, has practiced law since 1996. Before joining Amar Goussu Staub in 2018, he had been a partner at major international and French law firms specialized in IP. He had previously worked as an associate in the early years of the firm that later became Amar Goussu Staub in 2017.
Jean-François is particularly involved in complex patent litigation, as well in trademark, design and other IP rights, and unfair competition litigation. He represents and assists his clients in national and transnational disputes, including infringement and interim injunction proceedings, proceedings seeking a non-infringement declaratory judgment, nullity proceedings, proceedings to claim ownership of inventions, relating to employee inventions, as well as proceedings following customs retention and seizures of counterfeited goods. He is also used to being involved in arbitration proceedings.
Jean-François also advises his clients in the strategy for protecting their IP assets, in drafting and negotiating IP and know-how licence and technology transfer agreements, as well as in the framework of audit and valorization of their IP rights, in particulier on the occasion of transfer or merger/acquisition operations.
His clients cover the various fields of industry, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, fashion, wines spirits and beverages, energy, mechanical engineering, electricity, electronics and telecommunications.
Jean-François graduated from Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II and from New York University School of Law (LL.M. 2002).
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