Julien Scicluna

Managing Partner
Experience

Julien SCICLUNA is an Industrial Property Attorney (trademarks and designs) and EUIPO Professional Representative. He has a Masters in Business Law from the London School of Economics and a CEIPI diploma (post-graduate diploma in Agreements and Industrial Property).

He began his career at FRANCE INNOVATION in Paris, then joined a Lyon Industrial Property Attorney firm.

He joined LAURENT & CHARRAS in 2006 and became a Partner in 2009. He is responsible in particular for the firm's international development and PR.

Since 2019, he has been an Expert at the European Observatory on Threats to Intellectual Property Rights.

He has been named:
- Recommended Individual, World Trademark review 2014-2019
- IPStar 2017/2018

  • Member of the Professional Affairs Committee
  • Member of the ECTA China Task Force (Group of 5 professionals advising the Management Committee on China-related issues)
  • Julien was secretary for the French Group at the 2018 Cancun conference on the issue of Partial Designs
  • Julien was Secretary of the CNCPI (National Council of Intellectual Property Attorneys) from 2010 to 2016.

Languages spoken
  • French
  • English

Teaching
  • Lyon II University - Lecturer on international protection of intellectual property rights as part of the 2-year Masters – Design Law – Course on international strategy for IP rights and design law)
  • EM Lyon, business school - Lecturer on intellectual property law
  • Participation in the work of the French Intellectual Property Association (AFPI) to improve the standing of French intellectual property law abroad, participating in university conferences organized in Brazil (2013 – Rio and Belo Horizonte), Japan (2015 - Universities of Tokyo and Osaka), Colombia (2016, Universities of Bogota and Medellin).


Publications
  • Ce que la forme n’est pas – Exclusions de protection en droit de l’Union européenne; AFPI Review 06/2017, republished in the AIPPI Japanese section review, 06/2018
  • Designs 2019, A Global Guide, France, World Trademark Review
  • SPE, Conseils en propriété industrielle et libre prestation du professionnel communautaire: une cohabitation à risques, Journal des Sociétés, September 2017

News
  • 06/03/2019 : Teaching, Paris - Cours sur la déontologie de la profession de Conseils en Propriété Industrielle
  • 27/03/2019 : Conferences, Paris - IPBC Conférence
  • 04/04/2019 : Conferences, Saint Etienne - Biennale du Design - Animation table ronde
  • 09/04/2019 : Where we'll be, Alicante - Réunion du Comité d'experts de l'Observatoire européen des atteintes aux droits de propriété intellectuelle
  • 22/04/2019 : Where we'll be, Japon - Visite d'entreprises, de clients & de confrères
  • 18/05/2019 : Conferences, Boston, Congrès de l'INTA
  • 26/06/2019 : Conferences, Edinbourg, ECTA
  • 08/07/2019 : Where we'll be, Shenzhen & Hong Kong - Visite d'entreprises, de clients & de confrères
  • 10/07/2019 : Conferences, Shenzhen & Hong Kong - Séminaire sur les modèles communautaires en collaboration avec le service économique de l’Ambassade de France
  • 14/09/2019 : Where we'll be, Pekin - Visite d'entreprises, de clients & de confrères
  • 15/09/2019 : Conferences, Londres - Congrès de l'AIPPI
  • 17/10/2019 : Where we'll be, 77ème réunion du Conseil ECTA - Chypre
  • 31/10/2019 : Where we'll be, Transfert de technologies - CHINE
  • 18/11/2019 : Where we'll be, Japon - Visite d'entreprises, de clients & de confrères
  • 17/06/2020 : Conferences, ECTA - Conférence annuelle - Copenhague [Postponed]
Professionnal Associations
AIPPI Conseils en propriété industrielle Ecta Grapi IP Stars WTR