Founded in 1992, Paris-based Gilbey Legal has continually provided legal assistance and expertise to clients worldwide for the protection and defence of their industrial property and IP assets (other than patents). Although firm founder Richard Gilbey retired last summer, the unchanged team have been assuming his mantle, and ensuring the continuing quality in services.
Gilbey Legal advises French and international clients and associates, including many multinational corporations in the pharmaceuticals, animal health, tobacco, food and beverages, alcoholic products, cosmetics, electronics, IT and social media, multimedia, consumer products, apparel, design and luxury goods industries in all aspects of management, exploitation and enforcement of industrial property and IPassets.
As a boutique firm, Gilbey Legal is a member of the Paris Bar and provides complete and personalised legal services, encompassing the entire lifecycle of IP rights, including:
• clearance and protection of trademarks, designs, domain names, geographical indications (GIs) and other distinctive signs and enforcement thereof;
• centralised worldwide coordination of IP portfolios and litigation through our extensive network of selected associate firms; and
• expertise in customs surveillance and enforcement, providing both domestic and international clients with strategic anti-counterfeiting solutions.
Gilbey Legal is recognised by its peers and the industry at large in major rating organisations for the quality of its services, its reactivity and its pragmatic, hands-on approach to problem solving. We pride ourselves on our policy of providing high-level services for equitable fees, and we always strive to meet our clients’ budgetary and management requirements.renewal, recordal) in France and abroad. The three members of her team hold – or are studying to obtain – the certification for trademark paralegals delivered by the French Trademarks Office.