Pearce IP is pleased to welcome Quentin Dequiret to our trade mark team. Quentin is a Registered Australian and New Zealand Trade Mark Attorney, and is a French Qualified Lawyer. Quentin is a trade mark specialist, and has managed contentious and non-contentious trade mark matters in Australia, New Zealand, France, and Germany. Quentin is registered as a lawyer and trade mark attorney in France, and has been registered as a Trans-Tasman trade mark attorney (ANZ) since January 2023. He aims to complete his Australian legal qualifications at the University of Sydney in 2024.
Quentin commenced his IP career as a Lawyer in Paris in 2017, and practiced as a European Lawyer in Berlin with MARS IP where he was involved in drafting and prosecuting European and international applications, as well as oppositions, non-use procedures, and enforcement disputes. Since moving to Australia in 2021, Quentin worked in the trade marks team of Thomson Geer before joining Pearce IP in September 2023.
Quentin is fluent in English, French and German, and conversational in Spanish.
Pearce IP CEO and Executive, Naomi Pearce says:
“I am very pleased to welcome Quentin to Pearce IP’s trade mark team. Quentin is joining Pearce IP at an exciting time with our trade mark footprint growing daily. Quentin is very well respected in his international network, and his significant European experience and language skills will serve Pearce IP’s global clients very well.“
About Pearce IP
Pearce IP is a boutique firm offering intellectual property specialist lawyers, patent attorneys and trade mark attorneys to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and life sciences industries. Pearce IP is the 2021 ‘Intellectual Property Team of the Year’ (Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards) and was shortlisted for the same award in 2022. Pearce IP is ranked in IAM Patent 1000 and Managing IP (MIP) IP Stars, in Australasian Lawyer 5 Star Awards as a ‘5 Star’ firm, and the Legal 500 APAC Guide for Intellectual Property. Pearce IP leaders are well recognised as leading IP practitioners.
Our leaders have been recognised in virtually every notable IP listing for their legal, patent and trade mark excellence including: IAM Patent 1000, IAM Strategy 300, MIP IP Stars, Doyles Guide, WIPR Leaders, 5 Star IP Lawyers, Women in Law Awards – Partner of the Year, Best Lawyers and Australasian Lawyer 5 Star Awards, Women in Business Law Awards – Patent Lawyer of the Year (Asia Pacific), Most Influential Lawyers (Changemaker), among other awards.
CEO, Executive Lawyer, Patent & Trade Mark Attorney
Naomi is the founder of Pearce IP, and is one of Australia’s leading IP practitioners. Ranked in virtually every notable legal directory, highly regarded by peers and clients, with a background in molecular biology, Naomi is market leading in the field of pharma/biopharma, biotechnology and animal health.
Underpinning Naomi's legal work is a deep understanding of the pharma/biopharma industries, resulting from 25 years' experience including as VP of IP in-house global pharma giants, Partner of a top-tier international law firm, and as the founding Principal of Pearce IP.