Edouard Fortunet practices intellectual property law, advising national and international clients in the high-tech, biotech, and wine and spirit sectors. He assists clients in litigation matters; in activities relating to protecting, creating, enhancing, and enforcing IP rights; and on the IP aspects of IPOs, private placements, and cross-border M&A transactions.
Edouard regularly advises clients on domestic and cross-jurisdictional cease and desist efforts against alleged infringers and represents clients in opposition, cancellation, and infringement proceedings.
In the transactional area, Edouard has been involved in the IP aspects of numerous IPOs. He has worked on several complex French and international M&A transactions.
Edouard is particularly involved in the life science and pharmaceutical industries and is part of our multidisciplinary team to anticipate and respond to the new challenges facing this sector. He has represented major manufacturers, distributors, and users of medical devices, products and services in transactional, regulatory, enforcement, and litigation matters in the life science area.
Edouard is a member of APRAM, INTA, AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property), and AIDV (International Wine Law Association).
Revue des Oenologues, n°155. Rubrique Droit et jurisprudence du vin : "Appellation d'origine et revente à perte
EU Data Retention Directive Declared Null and Void: What is Next and How The Ruling Has Been Received in the Member States
- February 2020
Participation to the drafting of 2 Chapters of Thomson Reuters IP in Business Transactions Global Guide
- 30 mars 2017
Les rendez-vous de la propriété intellectuelle - 1er volet : Gestion des créations de salariés
- 17 novembre 2016
Atelier AFJE "Négocier un contrat de cession d'actions pro-vendeur"
- University of Paris II, Panthéon-Assas (Postgraduate Degree in Intellectual Property Law 2007; Law Degree 2006)
- Paris Bar (with a recognized specialization in intellectual property law)
Cited in Chambers Europe for intellectual property (since 2014)
World Trademark Review: bronze medal (enforcement and litigation; since 2014)
- French, English