02.21 – Lawyer : Aimé MANDEL – ENG

His activities
Aimé MANDEL is the founding partner of MANDEL & ASSOCIES. He has been admitted to the Paris Bar since 1973 and to the California Bar since 1975. He is in charge of the Corporate and Commercial law Department of the firm.
The prime focus of Aimé MANDEL’s practice has always been the representation of international clients, first in the field of estates and real property, and later in connection with foreign investments, their regulatory framework (French and European), companies incorporation, acquisition and administration.
Aimé MANDEL has been representing for over 40 years numerous public agencies and large Japanese or other foreign companies investing in France in various fields such as audio industry, embroidery machines, farming and construction equipment, golf, media, printing and sports articles.
He also represents French companies for their investments in Japan and abroad.
When acting as a litigator, Aimé MANDEL intervenes in the entire spectrum of commercial disputes, including bankruptcy. In this connection, he is admitted to appear before all French Courts.
In addition, Aimé MANDEL has an extensive administrative law practice representing clients before French Ministries and public agencies. Finally Aimé MANDEL has been sitting as Arbitrator in both French and international disputes (ICC).

Paris Bar (1973) and State Bar of California (1975). Admitted to appear before all French Courts and administrations. Admitted to appear before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1996). Admitted to appear before EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office – Alicante, Spain) and INPI (French Patents, Trademarks and Designs Office).

Law Degree from the University of Paris (1969), Economics Degree from the Institut, d’Etudes Politique of Paris (1969), JD from the University of California at Berkeley (1973)

Professional Associations
EUROLEGAL (European network of lawyers), French Chamber of Commerce in Japan, IABA (International Association of Boalt Alumni – UC Berkeley), IAJLJ (Israel), IPBA (Inter-Pacific Bar Association), Japanese Chamber of Commerce in France

Representative publications
Aimé MANDEL was guest speaker at various seminars organized in Japan by DATAR (AFII) and JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) in 1983, 1986, 1990 and 1997. Aimé MANDEL is also the author of :

« Protecting a Japanese Company’s Trademarks in France and Europe at large », in DATAR Japan Newsletter, No 92, March – May 2000

« Doing business in France », French American Chamber of Commerce, San Francisco, September 29, 1994

« The company facing business difficulties » (L’entreprise face aux difficultés économiques), Japanese Chamber of Commerce in France, April 20, 1994

« The status of the CEO in Japan » (Le statut du dirigeant au Japon), in Droit international de l’Homme d’affaires, a collective work published by Dalloz – Ordre des Avocats à la Cour d’Appel de Paris, 1994