Laure works primarily on trademark and copyright matters, including domestic and international trademark and copyright protection. She also concentrates on commercial real estate acquisitions. Further, Laure assists with a variety of business transactions, including formation of business entities, focusing on French-speaking clients.
Prior to joining Arent Fox, Laure was a legal intern for the office of the general counsel of the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Previously, she was a legal intern in the economic department of the French Embassy in Bangkok. Laure has also worked as a law clerk with intellectual property firms in Paris and with the Conseil d’Etat (French Administrative Supreme Court).
Publications, Presentations & Recognitions
Laure’s publications include:
- “‘Non-commercial use’ defence unavailable in TTAB dilution cases,” World Trademark Review, May 4, 2010
- “Ninth Circuit unanimously reverses injunction in dispute over Bratz brand,” World Trademark Review, September 7, 2010
- “Title of single work is not registrable,” World Trademark Review, January 24, 2012
Life Beyond the Law
Laure is fluent in French and has a degree in art history. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling the world.
Bar & Court Admissions
- District of Columbia Bar
- New York Bar
The George Washington University Law SchoolLL.M.2006Ecole de Formation Professionelle des Barreaux, Court of AppealCAPA Diploma (Paris Bar exam) – Certificate of Aptitude for Legal Profession2003Universite Paris II Pantheon Assas, (Paris, France)Master’s graduate in intellectual property law (Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Specialisées)2003Universite Paris II Pantheon Assas, (Paris, France)Master’s graduate in communication law (Diplôme d’Etudes Appliquées)2002Universite Paris II Pantheon Assas, (Paris, France)Maîtrise in law (four-year degree, similar to master’s)2001University College of Londonstudy abroad