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ELÉONORE GASPAR
PARTNER
Specialist in Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property litigation and consulting (patents, trademarks, designs, author's rights), New Technologies, IT, Audiovisual Law, Unfair Competition

Langues : French, English, Italian
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Eléonore Gaspar specializes in intellectual property law and particularly in copyright law, design law, trademark law, and patent law, and offers both litigation and legal consulting services. Eléonore represents her clients before the French and EU Courts and before the trademark offices (INPI, EUIPO, WIPO). 

 

She advises them in all the IP aspects of their business activities, including in drafting their contracts and managing their rights. Eléonore’s clients are principally from the industries of cinema, production of entertainment, electronic commerce, clothes and fashion accessories, travel, luxury goods, aeronautics, and oil industry.  She has developed a special expertise in issues involving both trademark law and copyright law.

Eléonore is a graduate of the University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas. She has been a member of the Paris Bar since 1997, and was awarded a certificate of specialization in Intellectual Property Law and in New Technologies, IT and Communication Law, by the Paris Bar.

Professional experience:

Duclos, Thorne, Mollet-Viéville & Associés: partner since 2005 and associate from 1997 to 2004

Associations:

President of the French Group of AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property) since 2017

Chair of the Standing Committee of AIPPI on Trademarks since October 2014

Secretary of the French Group of AIPPI between 2013 and 2016

Member of the Communications Committee of AIPPI (2014-2017)

Member of the Board of Directors of APRAM (French Association for Trademark and Design law practitioners) (2012-2017)

Member of the Editorial Committee of INTA Bulletin (International Trademark Association) until the end of 2015

Member of the Copyright Committee of INTA (2016-2018)

Member of AAPI (French Association for Attorneys specialized in Industrial Property).

Presentations:

  • Implementation of trademark directive in France” – Trilateral seminar of AIPPI (France, Germany and Poland) – Paris – April 4, 2019
  • How to keep content safe when it travels to the European Union and in particular France?” – Los Angeles Copyright Society – Los Angeles – February 2019
  • Use it or lose it ! Genuine use of trademarks” – Moderator – AIPPI – Cancun – September 2018
  • The impact of Brexit on IP law” – CNCPI, CEIPI, Paris Bar & AFPI – Seattle – May 19, 2018
  • News on the Trademark Package” – Carrefour du Droit 2017 – Paris – December 2017
  • Copyright issues related to architecture and construction” – AIPPI – Warsaw – March 17, 2017
  • Bad faith trademarks” – AIPPI – Milan – September 2016
  • Trademark Package: main changes” – GRAPI – Lyon – January 12, 2016
  • Free-riding and parasitism” – AIPPI – Toronto – September 17, 2014
  • The new borders of design: between fashion and technique” – AFI DESIGN – Milan – March 20, 2013
  • Bainbridge on the Bridge” – Speaker – APRAM – July 3, 2012
  • Interplays between author’s rights and trademarks” – Moderator – INTA 2012 Annual Meeting – Washington – May 7, 2012
  • Conflicts between trademarks and titles” – Moderator – INTA 2010 Annual Meeting – Boston – May 25, 2010

Articles:

  • Genuine use of tradermarks” – AIPPI Law Series published by Wolters Kluwer – coauthor of the French chapter – September 2018 – https://lrus.wolterskluwer.com/store/product/genuine-use-of-trademarks/
  • Trade mark litigation in France : overview – Practical Law, global guide 2017 – November 2017
  • Various articles in the INTA Bulletin
  • Contribution for France to “Trademark Litigation” (second edition 2013)
  • Interplay between copyright protection and trademark protection in France” – INTA Bulletin – October 1, 2013
  • Can I quote this headline? (fair use)” – Managing Intellectual Property – September 2011 – France
  • “Does it matter if the judge laughs?” – Managing Intellectual Property – November 2010 – France

Lecturing:

Lecturer at CEIPI (Centre d’Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle):  trademark infringement action