Pierre Véron
Honorary President
European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW)

Pierre Véron is a member of the Paris Bar.
He is partner of Véron & Associés with Isabelle Romet, Thomas Bouvet, Sabine Agé and Amandine Métier.
This 12-lawyer firm, with offices in Paris and Lyon, deals solely with patent litigation, with a special emphasis on international cases. It obtained the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2015 Managing Intellectual Property Award for the French Law Firm of the Year and the 2003, 2007, 2009 and 2014 Décideurs Award for the Best Intellectual Property Law Practice in France.

Pierre Véron is the honorary president of the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), which he founded in 2001 and of the French associa-tion of patent litigators. He has taught European patent litigation at the International Centre of Industrial Property Studies (CEIPI) in Strasbourg.
Between 2007 and 2012 he served as an expert with the European Commis-sion for the creation of the Unified Patent Court in Europe. He has then been a member of the Drafting Committee of the Rules of Procedure of this court. He now serves as an expert in the Expert panel advising the Preparatory Committee of the Unified Patent court.

Pierre Véron is the editor of Saisie-Contrefaçon, published by leading French publisher Dalloz (3rd edition, 2012) and in a trilingual (DE, EN, FR) version in 2015, and of Concise International and European Intellectual Property Law, published by Kluwer Law International (3rd edition, 2014). He is also the author of more than 70 other publications on patent litigation.