Stanislas Roux-Vaillard is the partner in charge of the patent litigation team in the Paris office of Hogan Lovells LLP. He is mainly involved in national and multi-jurisdictional patent disputes, mediations and arbitrations, representing international clients, notably in the field of life sciences, telecommunications and chemistry.

He is involved in a number of pharma and biotech cases, helping clients make the most of their patent and SPC exclusivity. He represents clients in the telecoms industry in contractual defences to standard essential patents and in non-essential patent claims brought by non-practising entities.

Stanislas Roux-Vaillard is admitted to the Paris Bar and he is a Bar-certified intellectual property specialist. He is the author of a doctoral thesis on the comparison of US and French case law on patentability requirements (2001) and also holds a US LLM in intellectual property (2000). He regularly writes articles on intellectual property developments in France.

He worked for the Paris office of an American law firm from 2002 to 2004, then for a French boutique firm, specialised in patent litigation, from 2004 to 2006. Stanislas joined the intellectual property team of the Paris office of Hogan Lovells LLP in October 2006.

Stanislas Roux-Vaillard is an active member of IP-focused associations, notably AIPPI and he is the secretary of EPLAW.