Partner at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG SAS SPE
Axel Munier is a French-qualified attorney who specialises in IP litigation – an area in which he has acquired solid experience. While his practice focuses primarily on design and patent law, he also frequently handles trademark, copyright and unfair competition cases.
Mr Munier advises on and assists a broad range of IP stakeholders, with a particular focus on international clients from various industry sectors, including design, automotive, electronics, fashion and sport.
Mr Munier has experience assisting clients in a variety of national and multi-jurisdictional disputes. He represents clients before the French civil, commercial and criminal courts, the French and European IP offices, as well as in domain name disputes. In cross-border disputes, he coordinates the actions of stakeholders involved on a national level in different jurisdictions.
Mr Munier also routinely advises clients on the full spectrum of IP issues, as well as on ancillary issues relating to consumer and distribution law, product regulatory requirements and customs duties.
A further area of his practice is anti-counterfeiting, in which he assists clients in designing and implementing effective strategies to combat product piracy.
Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars (Trademarks and Copyright, 2018) recommends him: “The ‘thorough and skilled’ Axel Munier is experienced in designs.”
WTR 1000 (2019) says: “Axel Munier is another litigation ace; he has broad expertise and is a confident handler of complex design, patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition cases.”
WTR 1000 (2020) adds: ““Strong, practical” attorney Axel Munier possesses skills and knowledge beyond his years. His sublime litigation and anti-counterfeiting counsel is fast making him one of the hottest commodities in the Paris IP scene.”