Attorneys at Law

Rebecca Delorey’s main areas of practice include protecting, exploiting and enforcing trademarks, industrial designs and copyright. For almost eighteen years, she has been advising both large and small clients in a broad range of industries (automotive, electronics, pharmaceuticals, food & beverage, fashion and sportswear) with regard to protecting IP assets and defending them before the European Union Intellectual Property Office, national trademark offices and courts as well as the General Court in Luxembourg.


She has extensive experience representing and defending well-known brands in cases relating to counterfeiting, infringement, parallel imports and other acts of trademark misuse, helping them to develop and deploy the most suitable strategies for their business objectives. These include inter alia liaising with customs and law enforcement authorities, online policing, investigations and court litigation. Disputes relating to domain names and Community designs are also a key aspect of her practice.


In addition to her contentious practice, Rebecca is responsible for the management and prosecution of large trademark and design Portfolios.

 

Recommended in:

Managing Intellectual Property – MIP IP Star 2014 and 2015

WTR 1000 2015: “Rebecca Delorey boasts a ‘deep understanding of clients’ needs. We consider her a true partner and would rely on her for the most complicated trademark issues’.”

WTR 1000 2012: “Rebecca Delorey is ‘one of the best’, marrying a ‘practical, commercial and solutions-orientated’ style with ‘approachability and responsiveness’. She is hailed both in France and internationally for her work across a broad range of transactional and international trademark litigation issues.”

Who's Who Legal: Trademarks 2015: “ln Paris, Rebecca Delorey stands out for her "unparalleled knowledge” on CTM jurisdiction issues, damages awards by French courts and other dispute-related matters.” 

Who’s Who Legal 2012 -2015

Legal 500

Expert Guides “Trademarks” and “Women in Business Law”

Décideurs juridiques 2015, catégorie “Incontournable” en marques et modèles

Career

2012 – 2015

Partner at Bird & Bird, Paris, France

2004 – 2012

Partner at the IP boutique law firm Gilbey Delorey, Paris, France

2000 – 2004

Associate at the IP boutique law firm Gilbey de Haas, Paris, France

1998 – 2000

Associate at the corporate law firm Moquet Borde et Associés, Paris, France

Education

1998

“Certificate of aptitude to practice law” (CAPA)

1997 – 1998

“Diplôme d’études approfondies (D.E.A.)” in Private International Law and Law of International Commerce (with honors), Université de Paris I, France

1992 – 1997

“DEUG” and “Licence” in Law; “Maîtrise” in International Business Law (with honors), Université de Paris I, France

1993 – 1996

Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), France

Languages

French, English

Rebecca is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Association of Trademark and Design Patent Practitioners (APRAM), and the European Community Trademark Association (ECTA).

She regularly speaks on subjects such as anti-counterfeiting, CTM jurisdiction issues, damages awards by French courts, evidence and other trademark- and design-related issues.

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Recommended in

  • IP Star • 2014 (nur Bild)
  • Managing Intellectual Property • IP Star • World Survey 2014
  • The Legal 500
  • World Trademark Review • WTR 1000
  • Expert Guides • Trademark Law