Partner at Laurent & Charras
Julien Scicluna is a European trademark and design attorney with a master’s in business law from Strasbourg University. He also studied at the London School of Economics and is a graduate of the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies, where he obtained a diploma in higher specialised study of agreements and intellectual property.
Mr Scicluna leads a team of trademark and design attorneys and paralegals, and focuses his practice on helping domestic and overseas clients to secure, defend and monetise their IP rights in Europe. His numerous trips to China and Japan have enabled him to adapt his practice to meet the expectations and legal approach of Asian clients.
Mr Scicluna is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the Rhône-Alpes Group of the French Association of the AIPPI and the International Trademark Association. He is also an active member of the European Communities Trademark Association Membership Committee and Professional Affairs Committee.
He teaches at Lyon II Law University on IP strategies, particularly in emerging countries, and also lectures at EMLYON, a top-tier business school. His investment in the academic field has led to him speaking at events of important institutions such as the University of Osaka (Japan) and the Dom Helder Business School (Brazil).
Mr Scicluna was secretary of the French Institute of Patent and Trademark Attorneys (2011-2016); as such, he was in charge of disciplinary matters for the French patent and trademark law profession.