Name: Nathalie Dreyfus
Firm Name: Dreyfus & associés
Jurisdiction: France
Practice Area: Trademark Law

Telephone: +33 1 44 70 07 04
Fax: +33 1 40 06 99 64

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Professional Biography:

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Founder and managing Partner of Dreyfus Law firm, an Intellectual Property Law Firm, Nathalie is a French and European Trademark Attorney.

In a career spanning over three decades, Nathalie has emerged as a leader in Intellectual Property with an experience encompassing all Intellectual Property areas, including trademarks, domain names, designs and models, copyrights, patents, software contracts, litigation, E-commerce, unfair competition, new technologies, Web 3.0 and NFTs as well as their protection, valorization and defense.

Nathalie is a renowned expert consultant to the French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) and the Paris Court of Appeal. She serves as a Panellist at the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center and the NAF (National Arbitration Forum). Her expertise lies in Trademarks, domain names and the broader Intellectual Property fields. Nathalie has built an unparalleled reputation for advising and assisting clients in safeguarding and strengthening their Intellectual Property rights in both the physical and digital realms. Her areas of specialisation include dispute resolution, anti-counterfeiting measures, technology transfer, and UDRP proceedings. Under her guidance, the firm has achieved great success in protecting and enhancing intellectual property rights.

Enlightened Leadership

Nathalie works as an adjunct professor at the French National School of the Judiciary because she loves to share knowledge. She authored four books and frequently contributes to legal publications catering to professionals in the field. As a skilled and compelling speaker, Nathalie is often invited to address both national and international forums. Her profound insights and ideas on Trademarks, domain names, patents, copyrights, Internet and new technology law have garnered recognition, leading to invitations to speak to various stakeholders at prominent international gatherings.

With a team of skilled, experienced and passionate experts who work hand in hand with an international network of equipped specialists, Nathalie ensures that clients ranging from luxury brands to start-ups are provided with the best solutions.

Nathalie enjoys the trust of domestic and International clients who rely on her in-depth comprehension of the industry’s crucial factors and the underlying scientific principles. Business-minded, cost-conscious and a thought leader, Nathalie is always ready to take challenges head-on and a shift paradigm.

Areas of Expertise

  • Trademarks,
  • Domain names,
  • Designs and models,
  • Copyrights,
  • Patents,
  • Appellation of origin,
  • Software,
  • New technologies,
  • E-commerce,
  • NFT Law.


  • Post-graduate degree, Center for International Intellectual Property Studies,
  • LLM, Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II),
  • University of Leicester.


  • WIPO,
  • NAF,

Awards and recognition

  • Awarded the “Intellectual Property Law Expert of the Year – France” trophy at the prestigious Corporate INTL Global Awards 2024.
  • Ranked “Excellent” by DECIDEURS magazine in the Industrial Property, Trademarks, Designs and Models category for 2024.
  • Listed among the top intellectual property professionals in the 11th edition of the World Trademark Review “WTR 1000” for 2024.
  • Nominated by “Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders France 2024” as one of the leading professionals in the field of Intellectual Property and Information Technology.


  • French,
  • English.

Firm Description:

Dreyfus Law Firm is a leading full-service Intellectual Property Law Firm, providing end-to-end tailor-made legal solutions across all facets of Intellectual Property and associated areas. Two Partners, with a team comprising of managers, IP/IT lawyers, paralegals and skilled interns, professionally manage the firm.

With offices in the heart of Paris, Lyon and Strasbourg, the team is able to focus on their missions and foster a close relationship with their clients in order to identify their needs while anticipating any dispute that could potentially undermine or obstruct their projects. Actually, Nathalie founded Dreyfus to create a more client-centric approach to Intellectual Property Law, where they prioritise the individual needs and goals of their clients above all else.

Leading Intellectual Property publications, industry organisations, enforcement agencies and clients have all widely acknowledge Dreyfus’ legal, scientific and technical expertise in addressing complex Intellectual Property challenges of all kinds.  Dreyfus regularly deals with the protection of Intellectual Property and contentious matters before different forums, including the Courts at all levels, Trademark Offices, the Copyright Office, the EUIPO and the WIPO. The team consists of experts in copyright, trademarks, industrial property, digital law and new technologies.

Its customer-oriented approach has enabled the firm to form close partnerships with its clients, which in turn has given the firm a stronger foundation. Whether it is protecting and developing clients’ Intellectual Property assets or defending their rights, reactivity, especially as regards Internet infringements, is one of Dreyfus main priorities.

It is paramount for Dreyfus to offer advice that best accommodates its clients’ needs, while keeping their budgetary limits in mind. Furthermore, the team is committed to being transparent with its customers.

In the face of unprecedented stakes brought by the Internet and new technologies, innovation serves as one of the firm’s key assets, which enables it to offer comprehensive and timely advice to its clients. To help its clients navigate the unforeseen threats introduced by new technologies, Dreyfus has chosen to surround itself with a team of experts that are able to anticipate the risks involved in your projects and propose optimal solutions.

Dreyfus balances commercial realities with legal pragmatism and offers creative solutions that tackle the root and not merely the symptoms of any problem. It is instrumental in paving the way for a stronger Intellectual Property regime and is committed to pushing the envelope when it comes to making change in substantive and procedural law and helping its clients monetize their Intellectual Property rights.

Awards and recognition

  • Nominated as one of the “Best Companies to Work ” by CIO Bulletin 2022,
  • Received a trophy in the category “Trademark Law Expert of the Year – France” at the prestigious Leaders in Law Global Awards Winner 2021,
  • Ranked “Outstanding” by DECIDEURS Industrial Property, Trademarks, Designs and Models magazine in 2022,
  • Nominated as IP Stars 2022,
  • Winner of the “Trademark Law Firm of the Year in France” category at the INTL Global Awards 2022.