Firm Profile > Benoliel Avocats > Paris, France

Benoliel Avocats
118 LA BOETIE
75008 PARIS
France

Intellectual property: Patent and trade mark attorneys Tier 3

Boutique firm Benoliel Avocats is active in litigation, representing numerous clients, including popular European channel TF1, in trade mark infringement cases before French courts. The team has strengthened its practice by taking on a litany of new clients, from multiple industries, including aeronautics, automotive, fashion and engineering. Additionally, the group fields a non-contentious side caseload, including assisting clients with their trade mark strategies, IP rights protection and settlement negotiations. The key name to note at the practice is Sylvie Benoliel-Claux.

Key clients

GROUPE TF1

ETABLISSEMENTS GABRIEL BOUDIER

GROUPE FUNECAP TOPCO

LOLA JAMES HARPER

TECHNOPHARMA LIMITED

Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs Tier 3

The 'very strong' team at boutique firm Benoliel Avocats is made up of 'excellent legal experts'. The team acts for clients from sectors including entertainment, retail and cosmetics, providing 'pertinent advice that is also business oriented'. It handles trade mark infringement litigation and trade mark protection. Practice head Sylvie Benoliel-Claux represented Etablissements Gabriel Boudier before the EU Court of Justice concerning a preliminary ruling regarding alleged trade mark infringement on the part of the client.

Testimonials

Benoliel Avocats are excellent legal experts. They are serious, rigorous and persistent.

Sylvie Benoliel-Claux has a genuine talent for pleading.

This firm is fully dedicated to its clients and has in-depth expertise of IP litigation.

Sylvie Benoliel-Claux is not only an outstanding practitioner, she has personal qualities which make working with her a real pleasure.

Very strong team for IP matters particularly for Design Patent. Competent, quick to respond, dedicated, average price.

Everyone takes the time to listen to you and respond adequately to your problem. Sylvie Benoliel-Claux and Anne-Sophie Leroy are both truly dedicated to your case as if you were their only client. They give pertinent advice that is also business oriented. They have a wide knowledge on design matters.

Small set up that offers the same levels of expertise and service levels as large international firms, combined with direct partner availability and flexibility, and reasonable rates expected from a boutique.

Very available team.

Listen carefully and give real advice adapted to the structure of our firm. Very good reactivity.

Key clients

GROUPE TF1

ETABLISSEMENTS GABRIEL BOUDIER

GROUPE FUNECAP TOPCO

LOLA JAMES HARPER

TECHNOPHARMA LIMITED

Benoliel Avocats’ team, composed of one partner and two associates, is renowned for its dedication to IP law (trademarks, designs, patents, and copyright) and excels in advising prestigious French clients and international groups.

Thanks to its expertise in litigation and its strong practice of courts proceedings, Benoliel Avocats can offer sophisticated analytical and tactical solutions tailored to the clients’ needs and expectations.

Flexible, highly responsive, determined to embrace challenges, while always delivering consistent and uncompromising quality advice, Benoliel Avocats has a proven track record of achieving an impressive success rate.

Each year, the members of the team are involved in sharing their knowledge and expertise by giving IP Law classes for bachelor’s or master degree students at the prestigious La Sorbonne University (IAE Master), Pantheon-Assas University (Licence Pro “Sécurité des biens et des personnes”), at ICAN (school specialized in the creation and the animation of digital film) and they also contribute to the training of future attorneys at law at the Paris Bar School.

The firm holds a particular importance to each decision handed down by the French jurisdictions specialised in IP and by European Jurisdictions in order to stay at the forefront in its field.

Department Name Email Telephone
IP partner Mrs. Sylvie BENOLIEL-CLAUX sylvie.benoliel@benoliel-avocats.com +33145613800
IP lawyer Mrs. Anne-Sophie LEROI annesophie.leroi@benoliel-avocats.com +33145613800
IP lawyer Mrs. Clara VIGUIE clara.viguie@benoliel-avocats.com +33145613800
Office manager Mr. Thomas TORNIOR thomas.tornior@benoliel-avocats.com +33145613800
Photo Name Position Profile
Maitre Sylvie BENOLIEL-CLAUX  photo Maitre Sylvie BENOLIEL-CLAUX
Ms Anne-Sophie LEROI photo Ms Anne-Sophie LEROI Avocat au Barreau
Maitre Clara VIGUIE  photo Maitre Clara VIGUIE
French
English (fluent)
Spanish
International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
AIPPI (The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
APRAM (Association des Praticiens des Marques et Modèles)
AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers

CLIENT: Mrs. A. S.
COMPANY/FIRM: Corporate Counsel, International Media Company
TESTIMONIAL: “I have had the pleasure of working with Benoliel Avocats on both a transactional matter (an intellectual property licence) and a dispute (copyright infringement) so I have seen the breadth of their work. In both cases, we have received fast and thorough advice. Benoliel Avocats work well with international companies and have mastered the art of explaining the intricacies of French law to common law-trained lawyers, for which I was particularly grateful”.


CLIENT: Mr C. H.
COMPANY/FIRM: CEO of a UK design Company
TESTIMONIAL: “My experience with Benoliel Avocats was outstanding – they are professional, competent and experienced with regard to all matters of Intellectual property law. Working with Sylvie was both efficient as well as effective and her ability to communicate in fluent English a great advantage for international clients. I can highly recommend Benoliel Avocats to anyone that wants to get things done right”


CLIENT: Mr. D. K.
COMPANY/FIRM: German Lawyer
TESTIMONIAL: “I have worked with Sylvie on a number of trademark and counterfeiting matters for German clients. Her advice is always top-notch and it proves that she has a deep understanding of French IP law. On top of that, her command of the English language singles her out, especially in the French market. I can thus wholeheartedly recommend Sylvie Benoliel-Claux as an IP adviser and litigator in France”.


CLIENT: Mr. R. M.
COMPANY/FIRM: Founder of the brand LJH
TESTIMONIAL: “When you are an entrepreneur and an artist, every day that goes by the job is to make things happens and to know how to mix opportunities and how to gather the energies around it to get things done. But any move is related to intellectual property and how to protect and share it. I have the chance to know Sylvie for 19 years now and every step I take I have her on my side telling me where to be careful and where to feel free with no boundaries. It is a luxury to have an expert and friend at your side that is accurate focused and positive. She has that talent to set limits without stopping the game.”