Sandrine Cugini

Sandrine Cugini

Senior Associate, French and European Trademark Attorney. Sandrine graduated in Law at the Strasbourg University-Master 2 in Industrial Property law (CEIPI). French Counsel in Industrial Property since 1997. Professional Representative before the EUIPO. Member of APRAM.

  • Languages:native French speaker, current practice in English and school level in German
  • Office:Paris
  • Area of competence:Trademarks, Designs

Work experience

After graduation in Law at the Strasbourg University-Master 2 in Industrial Property law (CEIPI), Sandrine joined the IP firm HARLE et PHELIP in Paris in 1993, in which she worked as a Trademark Associate, then as a Trademark Attorney since 1997. She has been dealing with all aspects of trademark and design law and non-contentious issues, assisting both domestic and foreign clients. In 2011, HARLE et PHELIP has joined the IP firm CORALIS in Paris, in which Sandrine continues to work as a Trademark Attorney. In 2016 and 2017, HARLE et PHELIP and CORALIS successively merged with the Italian IP firm JACOBACCI & PARTNERS, in which Sandrine continues to work as a Trademark Attorney in the French firm named JACOBACCI CORALIS HARLE in Paris.

Professional focus

Sandrine daily deals with Trademark and Design patent matters as well as various legal related issues. She has an intensive practice of pre-filing advice and strategy, drafting and prosecuting French, European and International Trademark applications and a large experience in managing trademark portfolio, conducting trademark availability searches, surveying trademark rights, handling oppositions and appeal proceedings before the French and European Trademark Offices as well as foreign Trademark Offices. She represents trademark owners and opponents both before the French Trademark Office and the European Trademark Office (EUIPO). She also daily assists her clients in drafting and negotiating IP Coexistence Agreements.

Areas of expertise

Sandrine has experience in French and European Intellectual Property Law. She deals with the development and handling of trademark and design portfolio of various French or foreign companies operating in different activities like cosmetics and perfumes, foodstuffs, pharmaceutical products, agricultural products, energy field, tourism services, transport services, tourism, high technology, providing advice and assistance in the trademark and design filing, protection and defense strategy.

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