Claire Leonelli lawyer IP IT Data Intellectual Property Trademarks Copyrights Tech Distribution Pharma Media Advertising Distribution Franchising

Claire LEONELLI

FACTSHEET 

IP/IT EXPERT & LITIGATOR 

 Attorney registered with the Luxembourg Bar

 15y+ experience, joined /c in 2016 

Fluent in French and English 

 Former partner (IP, IT & Media) of a mid-size firm 

Works with international clients and institutions, local                   companies, SME’s and public entities

• Ranked as a leading individual by The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, WTR 1000 and as an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property

 Post-graduate IP Law, Paris II-Assas University, 2003  

 Post-graduate European Law, Paris I-Sorbonne University

 Keynote speaker in conferences and seminars 

 Lecturer at the Luxembourg University in IT law

 Regular author of articles and publications in IP, IT & Data law

 Member of the Luxembourg AIPPI, ECTA and the Commission on immaterial rights of the Luxembourg Bar

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (PROTECTION & LITIGATION)

 IP protection strategy advisor for global businesses and startups

 Trademarks clearance research, registration and prosecution 

 Well-regarded IP litigator (trademarks, copyright, unfair competition)

 License, assignment, coexistence, co-development agreements

Advisor in multiple copyright digitalisation projects  

 Global network of patent & trademark attorneys/agents

 Author of Intellectual Property Transactions in Luxembourg: Overview and Intellectual Property Rights in Luxembourg: Overview (Thomsons Reuters, Practical Law)

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & eCOMMERCE 

 IT contracts drafting and review (outsourcing, development, license, cloud/SaaS)

IT litigation (software infringement, contractual breaches, payment recovery)

 eCommerce compliance (Terms and conditions, legal notice, privacy/cookies policies, e-signature, website audit)

Domain names litigation (incl. UDRP proceedings)

 Lecturer on IT contracts

 Author, "Technology Disputes Law Review" (Luxembourg chapter, the Law Reviews)

DATA & PRIVACY 

GDPR compliance : due diligence, gap analysis, impact analysis

Data transfers agreements and joint controllers agreement

Privacy and information notices, data retention policies, processors agreements

 Data breaches : data subjects & DPA notifications, hacker prosecution, forensic investigations

Image rights : authorisation forms and litigation

NDA Agreements

 Author, “eDiscovery & Data Privacy” (Luxembourg chapter, Kluwer)

 Author, "Luxembourg - Data Breach" (OneTrust Data Guidance) 

TRADE PRACTICES, DISTRIBUTION, & COMPETITION

​• Distribution, agency agreements, licensing/franchise matters

 Trade practices compliance (pricing display, products regulatory, sales and promotions, etc.)

 Advertising: Legal clearance of press, OOH, online advertising campaigns & commercial documents

 Review of sweepstakes and skill-games TCs, gaming & gambling  

 In-depth knowledge of automotive, pharma & eHealth sectors 

 Advice & litigation on eReputation & press-related issues (libel, defamation)

 Represents clients before the Luxembourg Competition Authority

HEALTHCARE & PHARMA LAW

​• Medicines and medical devices regulatory issues

 Advertising for medicines and medical devices

 Assistance on private clinics setting-up

 Payments to HCPs disclosure requirements

 Advice on CBD products

 Author of Pharmaceutical IP and Competition Law in Luxembourg: Overview and Medicinal Product Regulation and Product Liability in Luxembourg: Overview (Thomsons Reuters, Practical Law)

Claire Leonelli ; lawyer ; IP ; IT ; Data ; Intellectual Property ; Luxembourg ; Tech ; Distribution ; Pharma ; Media ; Advertising ; Commercial ; Franchising ; Best lawyer

Claire LEONELLI 

Attorney-at-Law:Luxembourg/Paris Bars
(+352) 691 701 000 | cl@claw.lu | www.claw.lu
24 rue Jean l’Aveugle L-1148 Luxembourg 

CLAW
CLAW | The Luxembourg IP&IT Firm

Awarded "Trademark star 2021" for Luxembourg (MIP IP Stars)

"very knowledgeable about all aspects of IP law in both Luxembourg and internationally,"
as well as "very efficient."
(Chambers & Partners 2021)

“incredible and practical lawyer” (WTR 2021)

"impeccable advice; outstanding" (The Legal 500 2021)

"A sharp, strategic practitionner, a real player on the market" (WTR 2020)

"tough litigator, seasoned counsellor and keynote speaker" (WTR 2019)

"knows her subject matter very well"; "very good at analysing complex matters"
(Chambers & Partners 2018)

“media whizz, fabulous record of cross-border, biggest trademark disputes” (WTR 2015)

“very good, reactive, great expertise and creativeˮ (The Legal 500 2013)

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