Partner

Admitted to the Paris Bar Association in 1991

Attorney at Law specialising in Intellectual Property Law 1995

PRACTICE AREAS

Intellectual property ››

Commercial/Consumer Affairs/Distribution ››

Media/Communications/Advertising ››

Litigation ››

NEWS

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CONTACT

T +33 (0) 1 40 53 09 90

dbrunet@sbl.eu

EDUCATION

Certificate of Specialisation in Intellectual Property Law (1995)

Université de Paris II: DESS (Advanced Specialised Degree) in Patent Law (1989)

Université de Paris X: Master’s in Business Law (1988)

LANGUAGES

French, English.

ASSOCIATIONS

International Trademark Association (INTA)

APRAM (International Association of Intellectual and Patent Specialists)

AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)

AFDIT (French Association of IT and Telecommunication Law)

EXPERIENCE

After spending eight years developing the Intellectual Property business of Paris firm Lafarge, Flécheux, Revuz, Delphine Brunet-Stoclet created the Intellectual Property Department at Schmidt Brunet Litzler (formerly Schmidt Brunet & Associates and member of SBKG & Associates).

As the partner in charge of the five-person Intellectual Property team, Delphine Brunet-Stoclet advises and defends the rights of clients in a broad range of sectors and professions such as industry, advertising and media, as well as fashion, design, furnishings and distance selling.

As a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), Delphine Brunet-Stoclet has actively participated in the work of the European Anti-Counterfeiting Committee and is currently a member of the Well-Known Registered Trademarks Committee.

She regularly hosts Intellectual Property awareness round tables aimed at consolidating the protection and development of rights asociated with creation and innovation in France and around the world.

BUSINESS CASES

  • Delphine Brunet-Stoclet notably established precedent in trademark law during the…

    …Belvedere v. British American Tabacco-BAT Group Poland case (Court of Cassation, 19 December 2006).

  • She also defended the interests of Dr. Luc Montagnier…

    … in a huge legal batter over the patent to the techniques used in his research.

  • She has successfully defended several major brands along with their designs and copyright :

    (Amanresorts, Vitry, Générik). Either as plaintiff or defendant, she has fought for the recognition of the validity and protection of these rights.

  • She has won many disputes pitting rival companies…

    …against one another in cases of unfair competition, parasitic copying and counterfeiting.

  • She has helped a number of start-ups and designers …

    .. set up and develop their businesses online.

  • She assists clients in negotiations, drafting contracts…

    …and agreements for the development and distribution of products or services via networks, licences, etc…

  • She manages disputes over the performance or termination of business agreements with :

    suppliers, distributors, agents, or product/service licence-holders.