The Team

Tania Kern, Partner

Tania Kern is a member of the Paris Bar since 1997. She graduated from Strasbourg University where she studied Business and European Union Law. She also has a certificate of English legal studies from Leicester University, a master degree in English and American Business Law from the Sorbonne University and a master degree in Intellectual Property Law from the Assas University.

She acquired the title of Intellectual Property Specialist in 2002.

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Claire Weyl, Partner

Claire Weyl is a member of the Paris Bar since 1999.

She graduated in private law and has a post-graduate degree (DESS) in industrial property (CEIPI - international intellectual property studies center).

She started her career in London within British Telecommuications’ IP department, than practiced with a specialized IP lawyer at Salès Vincent et Associés (now Denton Wilde Sapte), before joining the intellectual Property group of Baker & Mc Kenzie, where she has worked during more than ten years.

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Giulia Cortesi, Partner

Giulia Cortesi is a lawyer admitted to the Bar of Rome since 2006 and to the Bar of Paris since 2010.

She earned a french-italian Ph.D. in Law of Economy and Business comparative and uniform commercial law from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Her thesis explored “The evolution of IP rights, market and competition law in France and in Italy”. She also holds a french Master degree in Intellectual Property.

She practiced for a few years in Italy within an International law firm in the field of intellectual property before continuing practicing in France.

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Florence Houisse, Avocat

Florence Houisse has integrated the law firm in 2013. She is a member of the Paris Bar since July 2014.

She has a post-graduate degree (Master II) in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Paris II. She wrote a Master thesis on "The scope of application of the Council Regulation (EC) n°1383/2003" concerning customs action against goods suspected of infringing intellectual property rights and the measures to be taken against goods.

She also obtained the Certificate in Intellectual Property Law from New-York University.

She speaks French and English.

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Marie Auger, Avocat

Marie Auger has integrated the firm in 2018.

She has a post-graduate degree (Master II) in Intellectual Property Law and New Technologies  from the University of Grenoble Alpes, and a licence en in foreign languages (Langues Étrangères Appliquées - LEA) in Engish and Italien from the Universities of UPMF and Grenoble.

Before joining Kern & Weyl is has made several interships in law firms in France and Italy, and in the IP department of a luxery perfume house. 

She speaks French, Italian and English.

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