Firm ranking in Intellectual Property

03/01/2019
  • Legal 500 Paris

Laude Esquier Champey is ranked in Tier 1 in the field of intellectual property : trademarks, designs, models, and copyright.

Laude Esquier Champey  ‘is clearly a major and renowned player in intellectual property. Sophie Havard Duclos ‘stands out for her high degree of responsiveness, her availability, and her strategic talents which are based both on an in-depth knowledge of the legal landscape and her deep pragmatism.’ She regularly handles cross-border infringement proceedings for media and luxury sector clients. She also represented a French client in a trademark infringement suit following a customs seizure. Victor Champey and Olivier Laude are also involved in certain matters.”

http://www.legal500.fr/c/paris/propri-t-intellectuelle/marques-dessins-et-mod-les-et-droits-d-auteur

 

  • Legal 500 EMEA

Trade, marks, and designs – ranked: tier 1

« Clients can be ‘fully confident of finding professional skills, an analytical approach and outstanding quality of advice’ at business litigation boutique Laude Esquier Champey. The main name to note is Sophie Havard Duclos, who ‘clearly listens to the needs of her clients and always provides added value to any case’. The firm’s steady flow of trade mark infringement cases occasionally spread to the criminal courts, but the mainstay of Havard Duclos’ work is the unlawful abuse of trade mark law and the associated competition issues. Associates Pauline Casanova and Sophie Genet are also key contacts within the team. »

Copyright – ranked: tier 1

« The litigation specialists at niche firm Laude Esquier Champey have substantial capabilities in the contentious intellectual property arena, where the ‘very skilled and highly renowned’ Sophie Havard Duclos ‘always provides clear and business-oriented advice’ through her ‘creative and pragmatic approach’. The practice is representing Christian Dior at the appeal stage of a copyright and community design infringement action against a host of retailers following a favourable decision in the Paris District Court. »

https://www.legal500.com/firms/14374/offices/18710

 

  • Chambers Global guide :

Sophie Havard Duclos : Band 2 of the Ranked Lawyers

Sophie Havard Duclos of Laude Esquier Champey is best known for her work on trade mark law and IP litigation. She acts for well-known clients from sectors including fashion, IT and food and drink. Clients value her capacity to be “client-oriented and to offer a high level of expertise.”

https://www.chambersandpartners.com/86/34/editorial/2/1#profileEditorial_854189

 

  • From the Chambers Europe guide:

Sophie Havard Duclos : Band 2 of the Ranked Lawyers

Sophie Havard Duclos of Laude Esquier Champey is best known for her work on trade mark law and IP litigation. She acts for well-known clients from sectors including fashion, IT and food and drink. Clients value her capacity to be “client-oriented and to offer a high level of expertise.”

https://www.chambersandpartners.com/86/34/editorial/7/1#profileEditorial_854189

 

  • Leaders League

Laude Esquier Champey is ranked among the “Leading Firms” in intellectual property – Brands, designs, and models – Ranking 2019

https://www.leadersleague.com/en/rankings/intellectual-property-brands-designs-and-models-ranking-2019-law-firm-france

Laude Esquier Champey is ranked in “Highly recommanded” in intellectual property – Patent litigation – Ranking 2018 – Law firm – France

https://www.leadersleague.com/en/rankings/intellectual-property-patent-litigation-ranking-2018-law-firm-france

 

  • Best Lawyers

Sophie Havard Duclos is ranked among the “Best Lawyers” in intellectual property law.

https://www.bestlawyers.com/current-edition/france

 

  • Managing intellectual property (IP stars)

Laude Esquier Champey is ranked in Trade Mark & Copyright Editorial  2019 FRANCE :

« Laude Esquier Champey’s IP department is led by Sophie Havard Duclos. The firm is recommended for soft IP disputes and advisory work. Duclos is supported by a team of associates including Constance Percevaux and Sophie Genet. Recent case studies show the team advising a range of clients on trade mark and copyright issues. For example, Duclos advised Bruichladdich Distillery in the PORT CHARLOTTE trade mark dispute which reached the CJEU. »

COPYRIGHT – 2019: Other Notable Firms

TRADE MARK CONTENTIOUS 2019: tier 3

https://www.ipstars.com/firms/laude-esquier-champey/f-401#/rankings

 

  • World Trademark Review

RANKINGS (WTR 1000) – 2020

Targeted, high-quality dispute resolution work is Laude Esquier Champey’s forte. The meticulous French boutique punches well above its weight, supplying contentious trademark services to a remarkable list of top-tier technology, retail and fashion patrons at a reasonable price. It is, as one client states, a “major and reputable player” on the French scene. Internationally trained attorney at law Sophie Havard Duclos is at the center of the firm’s nexus. “She stands out for her responsiveness, her availability, the quality of her advice and her refined sense of strategy. Her advice is sharp, both legally and operationally.

https://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/directories/wtr1000/rankings/france

 

  • Trophées du Droit

TROPHÉES D’ARGENT 2018

AWARD FOR BEST SPECIALIZED TEAMS

Attorneys: Trademarks: Laude Esquier Champey

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