Our expertise

WIPLAW specializes exclusively in intellectual property law, concentrating particularly on:

WIPLAW offers since 2012 its clients high-value counseling and a strategic approach, with great response.

The activities of WIPLAW are based on a sophisticated proprietary software program that provides its clients with a complete and easy-to-use tool for managing their industrial property rights.

In 2017, WIPLAW joined the EUIPO "Key User Programme" acknowledging the firm as a valuable and privileged user of the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

WIPLAW is a EUIPO Key User Programme user

The team


Eric Le Bellour

Trademark and design attorney, founder

Founding partner of WIPLAW in 2012, Eric LE BELLOUR has 20 years of experience in the field of intellectual property law.

He started his career as an examiner at the French Office, then acted as trademark and design attorney for 10 years in one of the oldest industrial property law firms of France, managing the Trademark & Design Department.

He advises major companies such as L'OREAL, TOTAL, OMEGA PHARMA, THE BODY SHOP, etc.

He gratuated from CEIPI (Center for International Intellectual Properties Studies) in Strasbourg and from the University of Nantes with a Master's Degree in Intellectual Property Law.

He is an active member of various professional associations (APRAM, INTA, Union-IP), regularly gives conferences and contributes to the 360° Database of Lexis Nexis.

Languages: French, English


Thomas Lewaite

Trademark and design attorney

Registred French and European Trademark and Design Attorney, Thomas Lewaite holds a Master of Law from Université Libre de Bruxelles (2011) and LLM in Intectual Property rights from KU Leuven. He joined WIPLAW in 2012.

He practices in the different areas of the Intellectual Property, especially trademarks and designs, both at the French, Benelux, European Union and international levels.

Thomas Lewaite is also member of professional organisations (CNCPI, APRAM).

Languages: French, English, Dutch


Anne Verron

IP consultant

Anne Verron has worked in the intellectual property field for 15 years.

She started at the French Industrial Property Office (INPI), Opposition Division. She then moved to intellectual property-related international and european negotiation, in Paris and Brussels (INPI, French Permanent Representation to the EU and EU Commission). She also contributed to the organization of IP conferences.

She joined WIPLAW as a Consultant in 2015.

Languages: French, English

Christelle VARLEZ

Christelle Varlez

IP lawyer

Christelle Varlez gratuated from Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis in 2015 with a Master's Degree in Intellectual Property Law and New Technologies.

As a lawyer at WIPLAW since 2016, she works in the different areas of intellectual property law, in particular trademarks, designs and contracts regarding IP matter.

Languages: French, English

Pénélope BROUSSE

Pénélope BROUSSE

IP lawyer

Pénélope graduated with a Master in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Nantes. She joined WIPLAW in January 2019.

She works in the various fields of intellectual property, notably copyright law, trademark law and design law, whether in France, Benelux, the European Union or internationally.

Before joining the team, Pénélope had experience in the legal department of a Parisian advertising agency.

Langues: French, English, Spanish

Stéphanie VELGHE

Stéphanie VELGHE

Financial consultant

Graduated with a management and accounting Degree, Stéphanie has been counseling her clients for 20 years to ensure their accounting and financial follow-up and to optimise the efficiency of their business.



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European IP Attorneys
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French IP Attorneys
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