About the firm

With more than twenty years of experience, Cabinet Zeller has a transversal expertise in intellectual property law and international distribution law.

Cabinet Zeller advises and assists its clients in the protection, valorization and defence of their intellectual property rights, such as copyrights, trademarks, designs and patents. Stéphanie Zeller has an extensive practice in the applied arts sector, in design, fashion and luxury goods, and has also developed an expertise in the art market sector (management of artistic funds, successions, litigation).

Cabinet Zeller helps you define and implement the best strategy for the protection, licensing, and management of your IP rights (trademarks, designs and models, copyright). Cabinet Zeller defends your interests in administrative proceedings (opposition, invalidation, cancellation) before the French and European trademark office (INPI & EUIPO) and represents your interests before the courts in matters of infringement, unfair competition and distribution issues.

Cabinet Zeller is also an expert in setting up and management of exclusive and selective distribution networks.

About us

Stéphanie Zeller,
Founding partner, Lawyer at the Paris Bar
Certified specialist in IP law
The Firm was founded in 2001 by Stéphanie ZELLER, a Franco-German lawyer admitted to the Paris Bar since 1996.

Stéphanie holds a Master degree in Intellectual Property law from the University Paris II, Panthéon-Assas (France) and holds a certificate of specialization in IP law delivered from the French National Bar Association.

She regularly advises on the protection, valorization and defense of its clients' IP rights. As a Franco-German lawyer, she is perfectly acquainted with the practices of both countries, and frequently intervenes in cross-border disputes on IP rights.

Stéphanie leactures intellectual property law in design and fashion school (PARIS COLLEGE OF ART, Paris) and at the University of Artois in the Master 2 of Museography.

Stéphanie is a member of professional associations dedicated to intellectual property, such as AIPPI, ALAI and APRAM, as well as the German IP associations GRUR and VPP.

She is also a member of the Franco-German Business Club (CEFA) in Paris and the German think tank The Tönissteiner Kreis in Berlin, Germany.

She is fluent in French, German and English.