Nicolas Le Pays du Teilleul


Nicolas du Teilleul has been advising clients on intellectual property and unfair competition matters, both in consulting and in litigation, for over ten years.

He has developed a recognized expertise in transactional matters: i) negotiation and drafting of contracts (license, assignment, coexistence, transaction, merchandising etc.); ii) conducting complex due diligences; iii) development and implementation of intellectual property policies in the context of financial transactions (M&A, PE and LBO). Nicolas also defends artists (tattoo, visual and street artists), as well as architects and companies before the French civil and commercial courts and European intellectual property offices. Nicolas began his career working for an investment fund in France and the United States on technology development and patent licensing issues. He has been trained as a lawyer by leading IP firms such as McKool Smith, Gide, Armengaud-Guerlain, D’Ornano + Co.

After launching his own boutique firm with an associate, Nicolas joined Squair as a partner to expand his activity and offer his clients more transversal support. Nicolas holds a Master 2 from C.E.I.P.I. (Center for International Intellectual Property Studies) and an LL.M. (Queen Mary University of London). He is an active member of the Licensing Executives Society, for which he regularly speaks at conferences and is the current co-chair of the French Young Members Congress. IP expert for all HEC incubators, he is also a visiting lecturer with business schools.

Legal500: “talented lawyer” (2019 and 2020); “Nicolas Le Pays du Teilleul is an excellent lawyer who provides a quick, clear and effective response” (2023)


> Industrial property
> Literary and artistic property
> Unfair competition

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