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Laura Romestant's practice centers on patent litigation. She has experience working on contentious and noncontentious matters in France, the United States, and the United Kingdom involving the protection, enhancement, and enforcement of patent rights.

Laura's primary focus is on patent validity and infringement litigation (national or multijurisdictional) as well as on compensation for employee inventions. She regularly drafts and negotiates license, research, and technology transfer agreements, especially in the field of research and development (R&D) in the pharmaceutical industry.

Laura is a member of International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and regularly publishes on European patent law.

She is a lecturer at Centre Paul Roubier and at University Paris Descartes, where she teaches patent law in two master degree classes: health products industries law and new technologies law.


  • Sanofi sells infectious disease unit to EvotecJones Day advised Sanofi in the sale of its infectious disease unit to Evotec AG.
  • Naos defends patent infringement action in field of cosmeticsJones Day successfully represented Naos in defense of a patent infringement action relating to its sunscreen products.
  • UCB appeals French IPO expiry date for supplementary protection certificateJones Day successfully represented UCB S.A./N.V. in an appeal against a decision by the director of the French IPO, which refused to correct the expiry date of a supplementary protection certificate (SPC).
  • Star Fruits, WAAA fend off plant variety right revocation procedureJones Day successfully represented Star Fruits and WAAA in defending against a community plant variety right revocation procedure involving apples.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • 30 novembre 2017
      Les rendez-vous de la propriété intellectuelle – 4ème volet : La protection des secrets d'affaires