Armfelt is composed of lawyers who have worked in some of the best known French and Anglo-Saxon firms in the Paris legal market and advises its clients at the various stages of their economic activities accompanying them throughout their operations whether by providing counseling or handling litigious disputes either in pre-contentious stages or during legal or arbitral proceedings.
The firm has considerable experience in all aspects of intellectual property rights, including patents (notably employee invention claims), trademarks, designs and models as well as domain names and the protection of know-how and copyright.
We are also highly regarded in the health sector covering through our expertise a wide range of subjects linked to the life cycle of pharmaceutical products involving both intellectual property rights as well as industrial risks and product liability.
The firm represents French and foreign corporations, particularly with regard to asbestos claims and more generally concerning defective product claims, in particular medicines.
We also advise “start up” enterprises in the biotech sector with regard to joint venture contracts and investment arrangements.
Whilst being an independent specialist practice, we have built up a wide network of relationships with law firms in France and abroad which enables us to represent clients in matters that are wider than our core expertise involving for instance antitrust regulatory law, competition law and international arbitration.