Loïc Lemercier focuses on patent litigation and all areas of intellectual property and know-how. For more than 10 years, he has advised clients in the pharmaceutical and telecom sectors on strategic legal developments related to patent infringement and/or nullity actions, unfair competition, and FRAND licenses. He was previously Head of the Intellectual Property practice of Clifford Chance as Counsel.

He holds a Master 2 in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Paris XII in 2008. He is also a lecturer in intellectual property law at the Paris Bar School (EFB). He is recognized as a Rising Star in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars ranking of 2020-2021.

“I am delighted by the arrival of Loïc and his associate Tom Blanchet, who will be joining us in a few weeks’ time.  With their proven IP track record, they will strengthen our service offering to the life sciences and telecom sectors,” commented Séverine Hotellier, France Managing Partner at Dentons. “Loïc’s recruitment fits perfectly with our strategy to attract and nurture young talent.”

“The arrival of Loïc will create a very happy synergy with my team dedicated to electronic communications networks and services and advanced technologies,” said Christophe Fichet, TMT Partner. “Loïc shares our ambition to create a full-scope Intellectual Property and Technology department which combines our complementary experience and will enable us to compete with the best teams in the market”.

“I am very pleased to join Dentons and to be able to contribute to the development of the Firm’s renowned Intellectual Property and Technology practice. I was attracted by the dynamism of the team and the ambitions that drive the firm. Tom Blanchet and I look forward to this new challenge and to working alongside respected lawyers such as Isabelle Leroux, Christophe Fichet and, more generally, Dentons’ teams around the world,” said Loïc Lemercier.

Dentons’ IP&T group is composed of more than 600 lawyers worldwide (US, Canada, South and Central America, UK, Europe, Asia and Australia).

About Dentons

Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, connecting talent to the world’s challenges and opportunities in more than 75 countries. Dentons’ legal and business solutions benefit from deep roots in our communities and award-winning advancements in client service, including Nextlaw, Dentons’ innovation and strategic advisory services. Dentons’ polycentric and purpose-driven approach, commitment to inclusion and diversity, and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client and community interests in the New Dynamic. www.dentons.com

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