About Marianne Schaffner

Marianne Schaffner is the European head of patent litigation and the national head of the IP group of Reed Smith. She is a recognised trial lawyer in national pan-European and international trade mark, patent and trade secrets disputes in the luxury, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, chemistry, electronics and telecommunications sectors. Marianne also advises clients on IP agreements, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and capital market transactions. She has handled a wide range of litigation and strategic IP matters for a diverse array of companies, which range from start-ups to Fortune 500 global companies. She is a member of AIPPI, EPLAW, INTA and LES, among others.


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