Emmanuel Baud leads the Intellectual Property Practice in Jones Day's Paris office. He handles, together with his six-lawyer team, complex litigations for French and international clients in the field of intellectual property law including patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs, domain names, know-how, trade secrets, software, and geographical indications as well as unfair competition/passing off matters. He litigates these matters before national and European jurisdictions and institutions.Emmanuel regularly assists clients in the drafting and negotiation of IP/IT-related agreements. He focuses on cross-border transfer of technology and/or licensing within the context of national or international transactions for publicly or privately held companies and investment funds. He also advises clients on intellectual property prosecution and protection strategy involving trademarks, designs, advertising, and internet-related issues. In addition, he has extensive and recognized experience in the field of protected geographical indication (PGI) representing major beverage industry players and entities in charge of defending GIs in their contentious and regulatory matters. He works closely on those issues with the Firm's competition/antitrust and public law practices.