Florence Chapin

Trademark Attorney

Bordeaux office
agence-bordeaux@novagraaf.fr
+33 (0)5 56 81 00 21

A Trademark Attorney, Florence Chapin focuses on both the creation of and adding value to, IP rights (filing, portfolio evaluation, contracts) and in defending them (formal notice, opposition, confiscation, pre-litigation procedures, negotiations, administrative disputes, counterfeiting). She specialises in the areas of winegrowing and winemaking at the Bordeaux office.

Career history

Florence holds a Masters degree in the Law of Intellectual Creations from the Université Montesquieu Bordeaux and is a graduate of CEIPI (Université de Strasbourg). She has been an IP consultant (trademarks and designs) and a Trademark Attorney at the EUIPO since 2014. Florence started her career in IP in 2008 at an IP office in Bordeaux and subsequently joined the Novagraaf office in 2018.

Languages

  • French
  • English

Areas of expertise

  • Contracts
  • Trademarks
  • Designs and models
  • Copyright
  • Unfair competition
  • Domain names

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Lack of conceptual similarity, by itself, weighs against existence of likelihood of confusion, finds General Court

A recent judgement by the General Court provides a useful reminder of the tests for assessing likelihood of confusion, as well as the evidentiary requirements for establishing the distinctiveness of a disputed mark. Florence Chapin sets out the case. 

By Florence Chapin,
Lack of conceptual similarity, by itself, weighs against existence of likelihood of confusion, finds General Court

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