Foley Hoag has developed a top-tier practice in the field of intellectual property and advises a range of prominent clients, including several research institutions and universities.

The team in Paris is led by Catherine Muyl and counsels a client base consisting principally of international corporations operating in the industrial sector (including the electronics, pharmaceuticals, aeronautics, and energy sectors) and the services industries (media groups, telecoms, research groups, software designers, etc.) on all matters relating to the protection, defense, and development of intellectual property rights.

Foley Hoag’s lawyers advise and represent their clients on matters concerning licensing agreements, unfair competition, infringement litigation, rights holders’ claims, and contracts, whether they relate to brands, designs and models, copyrights, or, finally, patents.

Consistent with their transversal and global approach to their clients’ needs, Foley Hoag’s lawyers are also active in the field of information technology law, in particular in relation to IT contracts, litigation, and personal data protection.