Associate

Admitted to the Paris Bar Association in 2010

PRACTICE AREAS

Intellectual Property ››

Media/Communications/Advertising ››

Litigation ››

NEWS

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CONTACT

T +33 (0) 1 40 53 09 90

mandre@sbl.eu

EDUCATION

Université de Poitiers: Professional Master’s II in Intellectual Property, with a specialisation in Business Law (2005)

Université de Poitiers: Master’s in Information Technology and Communication Law (2005)

LANGUAGES

French, English

ASSOCIATIONS

APRAM (International Association of Intellectual Property and Patent Specialists)

EXPERIENCE

Marie André-Nivet began her professional career in 2005 as a Legal Advisor in RTL Group’s Radio Division, then as Project Director for the CSA (French Audiovisual Regulation Board).

Drawing on this corporate experience, she began offering practical legal advice to the firm’s clients, based on their individual constraints and expectations in terms of proactiveness and efficiency.

In 2010, Marie André-Nivet joined the Intellectual Property Department of Schmidt Brunet Litzler & Associates, providing Advisory as well as Litigation services alongside Delphine Brunet-Stoclet and Maria Luisa Arce-Torrecilla, with a pre-trial and trial-oriented approach to the cases assigned to her.

BUSINESS CASES

  • In her previous positions in a radio media group…

    …Marie was responsible for drafting several radio host agreements, copyright transfer agreements, exchange and partnership agreements, and official contest rules.

  • She contributes daily to the management of brand/design portfolios and the domain names…

    …an international company operating in detergents, home cleaning and beauty products, and glues – Marie advised and assisted operational staff on matters relating to advertising, distribution and consumer law, and business law in general.

  • In the course of a months-long assignment with the Legal Department of one of the firm’s clients –

    …an international company operating in detergents, home cleaning and beauty products, and glues – Marie advised and assisted operational staff on matters relating to advertising, distribution and consumer law, and business law in general.

  • In publicity law, she has developed solutions enabling clients to overcome problems…

    …created by laws, regulations, market practices, and competitive/uncompetitive practices, by reviewing and drafting general terms and conditions of sale and distribution agreements.

  • Marie André-Nivet assists the marketing and communication teams of the firm’s clients…

    …advising them on their products in development, verifying the licitness and legality of their presentation methods and general packaging, while ensuring the compliance of disclaimers published in press, radio, TV, POS or other media.

  • She was involved in a lawsuit for breach of privacy and image copyright…

    …opposing an artist against a magazine.

  • She defended a company whose name incorporated …

    …the founder’s family name, which had been subject to counterfeiting and unfair competition.

  • Marie André-Nivet put together a case on behalf of the beneficiary of a writer and cartoonist

    … for submission to the ADAGP (French Graphic and Plastic Arts Copyright Association) and the SGDL (French Writers Association), to ensure that the beneficiary in question would collect the associated copyright levies. She is assisting this beneficiary with the necessary formalities to respect the artist’s work and authorship of said work.