Nathalie Dreyfus


Nathalie Dreyfus

Nathalie Dreyfus

Law office of Dreyfus & Associés, Paris, Ile-de-France, FR (France)

Additional Language(s) : French, German

VanIAC Panel(s) : Domain Name Disputes

Practice Areas : Corporate Commercial, Intellectual Property and Licensing, Technology

Professional Experience

Founder of Dreyfus & Associates, Nathalie Dreyfus is a specialist in Intellectual Property Law and French and European trademark attorney. She is a renowned expert consultant of the Court of Appeals of Paris, as well as of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre and the National Arbitration Forum (NAF). She is also an expert in issues related to the Internet and new technology.

Dispute Resolution Experience and Training

Since 1992, daily practice of intellectual and industrial property law (trademarks, designs, copyright, patents, software, contracts), Internet domain names disputes, e-commerce, unfair competition and competition law, new technologies law, distribution and licensing, protection and domain name registrations;

Strategy in relation to the protection and defence of intellectual property rights on the web, including settlements, counterfeiting, transfers, cancellations, UDRP procedures, out of court actions, follow up of court actions;

Adjunct professor at the University of Strasbourg and at the National School for the Judicial Profession, and regularly speaks at conferences in France and abroad;

Numerous conferences in France and abroad;

Mission of the European Commission in Georgia for the development of Intellectual Property.

Professional and Other Activities

Expert or Panelist:

  • Expert before the Court of Appeals of Paris;
  • Expert before WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center;
  • Expert before the National Arbitration Forum (NAF);
  • Expert before the Belgian Center for Mediation and Arbitration (CEPINA);
  • Expert before the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Center (ADNDRC);
  • Expert before the Czech Arbitration Court (.eu and gTLDs);
  • Panelist in the Paris Mediation and Arbitration Center (CMAP).


  • International trademark Association (INTA);
  • “Internet” commission of the French Association of Practitioners in Trademark and Designs Law, (APRAM);
  • President of the “Designs commission” of the French Association of Practitioners in Trademark and Designs Law”, (APRAM);
  • Friend of CEIPI (AACEIPI);
  • International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI);
  • National Institute of French Industrial Property Agents (CNCPI);
  • European Community Trademark Association (ECTA);
  • French Association of Information and Telecommunication Law (AFDIT);
  • Association of Industrial Property Attorneys (ACPI);
  • Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG)
  • Association of French IT law experts (Cyberlex)
Academic Qualifications

Centre d’Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CEIPI), trademarks, designs and competition law, 1996;
Postgraduate (Intellectual Property Law), University of Paris II, Panthéon-Assas, 1991;
Masters in Law, University Robert Schuman Strasbourg, 1990;
Certificate in English Legal Studies, University of Leicester, United Kingdom, 1989.
French chartered Intellectual Property Attorney, trademarks and designs, registered with the French National Institute of industrial property;
Community Trademark Attorney registered with OHIM.