Ségolène LUHERNE

Qualifications - Training

- European Trademark Attorney (OHIM)
- French Trademark Attorney (INPI)
- Monegasque Trademark Attorney
- Graduate in Intellectual Property from CUERPI
- 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

Ségolène assists and advises her clients in their strategy for protection, value optimisation and defence of trademarks and other intellectual property rights.

She has a strong expertise in opposition of trademarks before the European (OHIM) and the French (INPI) trademark offices.


After acquiring experience from several specialized law firms in Paris, Ségolène Luherne joined the legal department of an industrial firm that gathers many famous companies in the shoes industry.

She has been a trademark attorney for Cabinet HAUTIER since 1999. She now heads the trademark department of Cabinet HAUTIER and advises multinational corporations as well as SME’s.

She lectures in trademark, design and copyright at the Business School in Nice, at the Polytechnical University of Sophia Antipolis and at the Business Management School (IUP MGE) of Sophia Antipolis.

Language Skills

French, English