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Olivier Boland

President – Trademarks, Novagraaf France

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Paris office
+33 (0)1 49 64 60 00

Olivier Boland is President of Novagraaf in France, and is an Intellectual Property Consultant (INPI) specialising in trademarks and designs. He has been a Trademark Attorney at the EUIPO since 1996. Olivier has led the France offices since 2008 and 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).

Career history

Olivier holds a Master of Economic Science degree from Paris II University. Olivier started his career in IP in 1978 in a Parisian IP office, which he managed from 1997. He then joined Novagraaf France in 2000 as a Team Leader.


Olivier is a member of the INTA (International Trademark Association), APRAM (Association of Trademark and Design Law Practitioners), the ECTA (European Communities Trademark Association), the PTMG (Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group) and the AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property).


  • French
  • English

Areas of expertise

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

Industry specialisms

  • Copyright
  • Designs
  • Trademarks & Domain Names
  • Strategy
  • Drinks/beverages
  • Fashion & textiles
  • Food & food technology
  • Luxury goods
  • Telecommunications


Olivier is recommended in the World Trademark Review WTR 1000 (2023 edition):

'Olivier Boland started his IP career in 1978. He now operates as the CEO of Novagraaf France.'

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