Matthieu Dhenne

Attorney-at-Law (Paris Bar)
Ph.D. in Law (Pantheon-Assas Paris II University)
Affiliated Researcher (Max-Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition)

Matthieu Dhenne is an Attorney-at-Law specialized in intellectual property, with a strong focus on patent law.

Matthieu devotes most of his practice to national and transnational patent litigation (electronics, mechanics, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, etc.). He has assisted companies as diverse as Electronics Arts, Marathon Patent Group, Alpinestars, Mylan, or Wahl GmbH, for example. Matthieu also benefits from in-depth legal skills enabling him to advise his clients on procedural issues (in particular seizure of counterfeit goods), on all aspects of rights management (contracts, employee inventions, etc.), and on trademark law, design law and copyright (especially software copyright).

In parallel to his practice as a lawyer, Matthieu is an affiliated researcher at the Max-Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich, he directs the Stanislas de Boufflers Institute (a think tank dedicated to the valorization and protection of innovation), and he teaches computer law in the Master 2 Industrial Property at the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas.

Matthieu is also the author of numerous articles on intellectual property law, in particular on patent law, in renowned French and international legal journals. He co-edited a book on computer-implemented inventions (Inventions Implemented by Computer: Issues, Practices and Perspectives) and is the author of a book entitled Technique et droit des brevets. L’invention en droit des brevets (Technique and Patent Law. The Invention in Patent Law).

Matthieu speaks French, English and German fluently.

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