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Jurisprudence

You will find here a selection of decisions of the French Courts, of the European patent Office (EPO) and of the European Union Intellectual property Office(EUIPO). Various teams of CASALONGA were involved in some of the cases handled. Other cases are quoted here in view of their particular importance.

Paris Appeal Court - BOURJOIS & al v/ L’OREAL & al

2003-04-25


The companies L’OREAL, LANCOME and GEMEY were represented by Pierre Véron, Lawyer, Isabelle Romet, Lawyer, assisted by Axel Casalonga, Patent Attorney. The Court recognizes that the L’OREAL invention was sufficiently disclosed in the patent and that the design duly covers the aesthetic aspect of the products. The decision obtained is entirely favourable to L’OREAL on patent and design infringement.

L’OREAL holds a French patent No. 86 16626 for "brush for applying mascara on the eyelashes" and a French registered design consisting of a makeup brush for eyelashes. Arguing (...)