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Ludovic Timbal Duclaux de Martin

Firm: Ludovic Timbal Duclaux de Martin Avocat à la Cour - Barreau de Paris
Country: France

Practice Area: Intellectual Property

  • 22 avenue de l'Observatoire
Me Ludovic Timbal Duclaux de Martin is registered as an artists and authors agent (Mandataire d’artistes et d’auteurs) in the Paris Bar. He joined in August 2018 the GLE (Global Law Experts) legal network as the exclusive Intellectual Property Member. His practice includes:

- contract law (transfer of IP rights, know how);
- infringement of rights (including via Internet);
- criminal law; and
- settlement agreements.

He has the three following predominantly activities, registered as such in the Paris Bar:

- litigation, which includes mediation and arbitration;
- business law; and 
- European law.

Ludovic holds a master’s degree in business law, a master’s degree in International and European law (both from the University of Paris X – Nanterre) and an advanced master’s degree in contract law (DEA) from the University of Paris XI – Sud. He also holds a diploma of professional English from the University of London (British Institute in Paris). He holds a certificate in private law and contract enforcement in the United – States of America and in France (contracts and arbitration) from Yale University / Paris II – Panthéon – Assas.

Ludovic is generally praised from peers for his well-developed general legal background (both in private and public law) and, in some areas, his extensive knowledge. He is described as having an undeniable technical expertise with strong technical and drafting skills (French and English). The experience of Ludovic comes from magic circle law firms. He was sent to London in secondment within the framework of a specific programme, the European Associate Programme.

In 2015, Ludovic created his own law firm developping Intellectual Property. Between 2018 and 2019, Ludovic won numerous awards including the 2019 Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year Global Award (CorporateLiveWire) – France, the International Law and Business Lawyer of the Year Award – France from 1902 Media the professional sector network & the global business magazine. Ludovic also won the Global Law Experts 2019 Business Litigation Lawyer of the Year Award – France and is part of the Who's Who of Corporate INTL which also includes intellectual property. He is awarded the IP Lawyer of the Year in France 2020 by Leaders in Law

For a more personal presentation, he belongs to a family of jurists for two centuries: magistrate, professor of law (Professor Timbal at the University of Paris II – Panthéon – Assas), lawyer (bâtonniers, secretary of the conference) and notary.

He supports economic empowerment. He is described as a very dynamic lawyer, open minded, and contact friendly.

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