L’Occitane: the perks of using specialist IP providers

Published, 7 May 2020

Choosing the right provider and delegate some of the responsible tasks

Ingo Dauer, Group Legal Director of L’Occitane (a French company of body, face, fragrances and home products) tells us how he managed and outsourced his Intellectual property work from trademark to portfolio administration issues?

Discover , how Ingo Dauer, freed his legal team from administrative burden to focus on what was most important to them and where they can make a difference.

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