Hélène Lecornu


Hélène Lecornu is a French and European Trademark and Industrial Design attorney, with a Master’s degree in Business Law (Lyon III), and a DESS in Intellectual Property Law (Paris II).

Hélène is a lawyer who has specialized in intellectual property since 1991, first in an agri-food corporation then, for nearly 15 years, in two of the largest Paris IP firms, before founding her own firm with a partner in 2005, specialized in trademarks, industrial designs and copyrights.

Hélène then returned to being an in-house attorney as Director of Legal Operations for a major alcoholic beverages company, before becoming a senior IP lawyer for a foreign group in the luxury goods/fashion/perfume industry.

Hélène joined Santarelli in July 2014.



49, avenue des Champs-Elysées
75008 Paris

T: +33 (0) 1 40 55 43 43
F: +33 (0) 1 42 67 56 29




  • French
  • English




  • European Trademark and Design Attorney
  • French Trademark and Design Attorney


  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Community law
  • Contract law
  • Contracts
  • Copyright
  • Customs surveillance
  • Design searches
  • Designs
  • Domain names
  • IP assignment
  • IP portfolio enhancement
  • Intellectual property audits – due diligence
  • Licensing
  • Literary and Artistic Property
  • Registration
  • Trademark oppositions
  • Trademark searches
  • Trademark, Design litigation - China, Asia
  • Trademarks
  • Unfair competition
  • Worldwide management of IP portfolios for local and foreign clients

The Team