Since its establishment in 1974 WEIL & ASSOCIES is a law firm dedicated to the service of international companies.
Our firm is devoted to assist companies, international or small and medium-sized, in their commercial or industrial activities in France or abroad throughproactive legal advice as well as by the defence of our clients before courts and arbitral tribunals.
Business relationships of German and English speaking countries have always been a major part of our activity. Therefore, our firm has lawyers admittedat bars in France, Germany and the USA at the same time. Our involvement in the advice to and representation of international clients implies that all lawyerswrite and speak fluently German, French and English. In the course of time, our activity conducted us to broaden our horizon and to represent companiesfrom countries such as Japan, Korea and China.
Even though all lawyers are specialised, we believe in an enrichment of the juristic creativity by a large field of experience in legal advice and defence.
Our work is based on mutual trust with each and every client, international companies as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. Each client's activity,products and professional environment are carefully taken into consideration as our goal is to provide our client with tailor made solutions which takedue account of the client's specific business interests.
Thanks to the small size of our firm, we compose a team of dynamic lawyers who are acquainted to respond rapidly and with flexibility to the client's needs.We shall never forget that the essence of our work, be it legal advice or advocacy, is to achieve an economically valuable result for our client.Show more +
Being active since fifteen years as lawyer of mid-sized or international corporations which are present or active in France, Bruno Weil is your primary contact at our firm for any matter which deals with IP, IT or NTCs, his main field of expertise. As such, he intervenes as your advisor or counsel before courts for instances involving patent, trademark or copyright infringements, as well as any negotiation on license agreement or know-how transfer. In his capacity as counsel, he successfully represented several major US or German listed companies before French courts, notably in complex multimillion patent infringement lawsuits.
Former correspondent for France of the editor KLUWER LAW INTERNATIONAL, as reporter for the "patent" section of the "EU IP CASES" database published by KLUWER under www.kluwereuipcases.com, he is also member of several international associations dealing with IP and new technologies, such as Licensing Executive Society - LES - Germany, GRUR and ITECHLAW.
Bruno Weil is also active in other instances such as company restructuring or during takeovers. His day to day practice also involves court cases, for any business related lawsuits. His primary goal consists in successfully elaborating the soundest economical strategy for our client's interests to prevail.
Besides French, he is fluent in German and English.
Bruno recently published an article on the legal framework of trade secrecy in France:Show more +
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