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Marianne Schaffner is a partner in our Paris office. She heads the Intellectual Property team in Paris and the Patent practice in Europe.

Marianne is a well-known intellectual property litigation lawyer. She is recognized for coordinating and managing complex national and transnational patent, trade secrets and trademark disputes in the healthcare, chemistry, technology and telecommunications sectors.

Credentials

  • Université Paris II - Panthéon - Assas, Paris, 1995, D.E.S.S., Intellectual Property Law
  • Université Paris II - Panthéon - Assas, Paris, 1994, DEA, Community Law
  • Université Paris II - Panthéon - Assas, Paris, 1993, Master, Corporate and German Law (Programme with Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich)

  • Paris

  • Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • Member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Member of the Association of Intellectual Property Lawyers (AAPI)
  • Member of the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW)
  • Member of the Association of Practitioners of European Patents (APEB)
  • Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Member of the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG)
  • Chairwoman of the Regulated Sectors Committee of APRAM.
  • Member of the Licensing Executive Society (LES)

  • Dutch
  • French
  • English
  • German

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized by Lawyer Monthly, Women in Law, IAM Patent 1000 in France and The Legal 500 EMEA
  • Ranked by Managing Intellectual Property as an “IP Star” in the trademark and patent since 2015
  • Listed in Who's Who Legal Patent and Who’s Who Legal France since 2007
  • Recognized as a leading lawyer by Best Lawyers France 2019 in IP Law
  • Awarded two consecutive years as the Best European Woman in Life Sciences in 2016 and 2018
  • Ranked in Band 1 in Chambers and Partners Global and Europe for several years