Unified Patent Court
A single patent court for Member States of the European Union
Camille Lignieres joined the Judiciary in 1994 after having graduated in Political Science and Private Law. She was in charge of civil, commercial and enforcement law matters for 19 years. In 2013, she joined the Paris Court of First Instance, in the Chamber specialising in Intellectual Property law, where she chaired as Presiding judge of a 3 judge-panel. In 2019, she was appointed at the Paris Court of Appeal, in the Economic Law Chamber, in charge of Competition and Distribution Law disputes.
Camille Lignieres is currently a Legally Qualified Judge at UPC Paris local Division.
She is a lecturer at EU Seminars and Conferences such as the Circle of European Trademarks' Judges (CET'J), ERA (Trier), UCL IBIL (London), Expert patent judges workshops (London, UPC premises), IP mock trials (ECTA annual Seminar, Athens), UP and UPC conferences (EPO, Munich). She is also a lecturer as an IP expert at Pantheon-Assas Paris II University and the French National School of Judges.