Nicolas BOUCHE

Fields of expertise

  • French, European and international intellectual property law
  • Industrial property (patents, plant varieties, trademarks, designs)
  • Literary and artistic property (copyright and related rights)
  • International private law
  • IT contracts
  • Personal data protection (GDRP)

Business sectors

  • Industry
  • Trade
  • Services

Teaching responsibilities

  • Director of the Master’s in Intellectual Property, Lyon 3
  • Supervision of doctoral theses in intellectual property and private international law

Significant publications

  • Intellectual Property Law in France, Wolters Kluwer, 330 p., 4th ed. forthcoming, 2020
  • Lamy Droit commercial, 2019 part Patents
  • Annual column Un an de procédure en droit de la propriété intellectuelle (A year of intellectual property law proceedings), Procédures journal, since 2017
  • Annual column Un an de droit international privé de la propriété industrielle (A year of private international industrial property law), Propriété industrielle journal, since 2015
  • Monthly column Various protections, unfair competition, parasitism, Propriété industrielle journal, since March 2010 (monthly column)
  • Le principe de territorialité de la propriété intellectuelle (The principle of territoriality of intellectual property), thesis, L’Harmattan, Coll. Logiques juridiques, 2002, 617 p.

Main positions held previously

  • Consultant to Mr Jerry SAINTE-ROSE, Advocate General at the Court of Cassation, 2003-200


  • Doctorate in Private Law and Criminal Sciences (1999)
  • Diploma of Advanced Studies in Economic Law, with a specialisation in International Law (1992)


  • English
  • German

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