Me Dariusz Szleper

Member of the Bar

Industrial property law

Patents | Trademarks | Designs | Unfair competition

Me Darius Szleper

Member of the Bar

Industrial property law

Patents | Trademarks | Designs | Unfair competition

Experience and activities

Dariusz Szleper is a member of the Paris Bar and has over thirty-five years of experience in the field of intellectual property litigation. After having worked for fifteen years with the Mathèly Law Firm, from 1998 to 2013 he was a partner in the firm of Gaultier Lakits Szleper.
In 2013, together with Guillaume Henry, he founded a new law firm, SZLEPER | HENRY Avocats, which specialises in complex industrial property disputes.

Intellectual property disputes

Dariusz Szleper handles primarily patent and trademark cases, but also continues to litigate disputes concerning designs and unfair competition. In particular, he has handled numerous matters concerning infringement of intellectual property rights, including temporary injunction proceedings. He also has extensive experience in disputes about employee inventions. In addition, he handles trademark and design infringement disputes, in particular in connection with major sporting events.

Teaching and research

In addition to his work as a lawyer in Paris, for twelve years Dariusz Szleper was a member of the AIPPI International Bureau, first as Assistant Reporter General, and then as Deputy Reporter General. He directed the work of numerous committees, leading to the adoption of various AIPPI resolutions. He is a Member of Honour of the AIPPI.

From 2000 to 2006, he was the Secretary of the AAPI) (French Intellectual Property Lawyers’ Association) and has been its Vice-President since 2016.

Between 1998 and 2013, he taught a patent law course at the CEIPI (International Centre for Intellectual Property Studies) in Strasbourg.

He is an editor of the Industrial Property Annals, which have published several of his commentaries.

Dariusz Szleper’s expertise is systematically highlighted by the leading industrial property law guides for lawyers and experts.