Yves is renowned for his extensive experience in patent litigation.

Yves is the partner who leads our Intellectual Property group in France. He is based in our Paris office.

With more than 25 years' experience in IP, Yves has extensive experience in litigation. He has dealt with some of the most significant, cross border, patent cases in the fields of pharmaceuticals, electronics, telecommunications and mechanics.

Yves also led the establishment of our Lyon office in 2006, making Bird & Bird the first Anglo Saxon law firm to practice in Lyon.

Before joining us, Yves was an IP partner at Lamy Véron & Associés.

He is a Professor at CEIPI (Strasbourg), a lecturer at Centre Paul Roubier and regularly teaches at Montpellier Law University.

Yves is a member of many professional organisations such as APEB, EPLAW, APRAM, GRAPI and AAPI, where he is President of honour of the AIPPI French Group and was previously vice-President of the AAPI.

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  1. The team is known for Recognised practice advising on all aspects of IP. Focuses on patent law as well as on IT and media. Advises clients in different industry sectors including financial services, life sciences and retail. Acts from the firm's Paris and Lyon offices.

    Chambers Europe 2017
  2. The ‘excellent’ Bird & Bird is involved in high-profile global and domestic patent cases in several sectors, although the firm is particularly strong in healthcare, food, IT and electronics. The full-service IP team attracted many new clients in 2016 and also obtained great results in several cases. Practice head Yves Bizollon has ‘high expertise’ and is ‘easy to talk with’.

    Legal 500 Europe 2017
  3. "Yves Bizollon’s stellar track record in complex litigation speaks for itself"

    IAM Patent 1000 2017