Michel-Paul ESCANDE, the law firm’s founder in 1971, first pursued a general activity, by pleading civil and criminal cases.
Afterwards he quickly specialized in intellectual property, area in which the ESCANDE law firm is almost exclusively devoted since 25 years.
Today he intervenes before French and European courts and in out-of-court procedures such as arbitration disputes and mediations.
As an expert in this area, Michel Paul ESCANDE lectures frequently, notably about parasitism and protected designations of origin.
For 15 years, he has been involved in the Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) Post graduate diploma (Master II) dedicated to Industrial Property.
He is also a regular member of the jury for the specialty examination in intellectual property.
He is a member of AAPI, APRAM, AIPPI and INTA.