Marie-Clotilde SCHIES

Qualifications - Training

- European Trademark Attorney (OHIM)
- French Trademark Attorney (INPI)
- Monegasque Trademark Attorney
- Graduate in Intellectual Property and unfair competition
- Master degree in law

Legal expertise

- Investigations and reports on trademark availability and validity
- Trademark applications and follow-up in France and abroad
- Trademark watching briefs
- Trademark opposition before INPI and OHIM
- Registration of drawings and designs, revocation procedures
- Registration, follow-up and recovery of domain names

- Licensing, technology transfers, agreements of co-existence
- Non disclosure agreements
- Audits and commercial development of patent and trademark portfolios
- Industrial property and copyright consultations
- Trademark infringement and seizure procedures
- Unfair competition, free-riding and negotiation
- Audits - due diligence, evaluation of trademark and copyright portfolios

Marie-Clotilde SCHIES specializes in the acquisition of Trademarks, Designs and Domain Names in France, Monaco and worldwide.

She also handles oppositions to defend her clients’ IP rights and protect them against competitors.

Additionally, Marie-Clotilde SCHIES advises and assists her clients for litigation and contract drafting.

She provides counsels for multinational firms in various fields such as the food-processing industry, pharmaceutical industry, cosmetics, fashion, banking, real estate etc. She also deals with SMES, public institutions and individuals.


Marie-Clotilde SCHIES entered the profession by working in an Industrial Property Law Firm for over 5 years in Paris. She specialized in the acquisition and the defence of Trademarks, Designs and Domain Names.

She then completed her experience in a law office in Paris specialized in Intellectual Property through handling oppositions and contract draftings.

Language Skills

French, English