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As a leading intellectual property stakeholder in France, Ardan assists all economic stakeholders in managing, protecting and defending their intangible assets. The close relationships we build with our clients and our pragmatic and creative approach are part of our identity.

Our firm

Ardan was born from the merger of two firms with similar values and ambitions.

Our holistic approach combines pragmatism and creativity. It is based on the close relationships we maintain with our clients, which allows us to be proactive and provide constant support.

Assist

Our aim is to assist our clients and enable them to gain new markets, partly through our actions.

Represent

As representatives of INPI (France), EUIPO (European Union) and WIPO (international), we represent our clients worldwide, supported by a select network of foreign partners.

Defend

Our firm also defends our clients’ rights when threatened.

Accelerate

As a true development partner our clients can rely on to accelerate their growth, we are constantly adjusting their strategies to protect and defend their assets.

Nurture

Our clients are talented. Their ideas create value.
Our business is to protect the legal grounds for their business development.
Our vision is that nurturing entrepreneurial spirit means, first and foremost, ensuring its approach to secure its growth.

Our firm deploys recognised expertise, both in France and internationally, in the areas of trademarks, patents, designs, domain names and copyright. The fight against counterfeiting, especially online and in cooperation with French and foreign customs, is one of our specialities.

Our offices based in

Paris Le Mans Perpignan Lyon Barcelona

enable us to have both local and global outreach.

Startups

Are you an innovative entrepreneur, designer or manufacturer? Secure the development of your project to ensure its success in an international and competitive environment.

SMEs

Is your SME investing in innovation? Develop your entrepreneurial ambition with a bespoke, international industrial property strategy.

Large groups

Does your group need to handle sensitive disputes or optimise relations between its subsidiaries? Make the best decisions based on in-depth, expert analysis.

We offer personalised support in all areas of industrial property: we analyse your needs, together with your company, and define the best strategy for it – both for the present and future – with your R&D, legal and marketing departments.

With this in mind, we assist you at every stage of your project to secure your assets. Our global network allows us to operate effectively within your strategic areas.

Ardan is regularly awarded as a leading firm.