Julien Delucenay


Areas of expertise

Patent & Trademark Attorney (specialising in Trademarks and Designs)
European Trademark and Design Attorney


Master 2 in Trademarks and Patents from the University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas
LL.M. ‘Innovation Technology and the Law’ from the University of Edinburgh

Julien first worked as a partner at Delucenay & Staeffen before co-founding Ardan with Stève Félix, a partner of Lambert & Félix, bringing the two firms together in a single entity.

Julien implements innovative strategies to protect, defend and manage global trademark, design and domain name portfolios. His experience enables him to provide his clients with a holistic approach to trademarks and patents and in-depth knowledge of legislation in various countries around the world.

Involved in the French and European IP ecosystem, Julien is currently President of APRAM. He plays an active role in the EUIPO’s consultations and work programmes.

Teaching and Associations

President of APRAM since 2024

Vice-Chairman of APRAM from 2020 to 2023

Former Chairman of the APRAM Committee on International and European Relations

Speaker at the patent and trademark attorney qualification exam preparation seminar organised by the CEIPI

Chairman of the APRAM-EUIPO conference from 2019 to 2022

IP and Pop Culture Conference 2022: Chairman of the round table on ‘Comics and Artificial Intelligence’

Auditor of EUIPO opposition decisions from 2017 to 2019 (SQAP programme)

Julien is also an active member of the following associations: INTA (International Trademark Association)
CNCPI (French Patent & Trademark Attorneys)


French and English

Latest publications

Brexit and opposition procedure: the General Court of the European Union’s judgment in the Basmati case – BLIP – Read the article

The TUE’s BATMAN ruling – Works of fiction put to the test of distinctiveness – BLIP- Read the article 

Meet the other team members


Clélia Venail

JuristeTrademarks & Patents Legal Expert

Charlotte Bologna

Trademarks & Patents Legal Expert

Chloé Guillet

Trademarks & Patents Legal Expert

Silvia Bertolero

Patent & Trademark Attorney

Pascale Lambert

Of Counsel

Emma Guilbault

Trademarks & Patents Legal Expert