Mark McNeill is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration Group in Paris. He has fifteen years of experience representing companies and States in international arbitrations, both ad hoc and institutional, with a focus on intellectual property and technology cases. He has handled disputes in the pharmaceutical, chemical, aviation, nuclear construction, mining and reinsurance industries.
|Dispute Resolution Experience and Training
Recent or pending arbitrations in which Mark McNeill has appeared as counsel include the representation of:
|Professional and Other Activities
New York University School of Law, J.D., 1998
|Professional ExperienceFounder 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 TrainingSince 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.
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|Academic QualificationsCentre 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.