Laure Hadas-Lebel

Attorney
Laure is an attorney in the Washington, DC office.
Laure Hadas-Lebel, attorney

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.

Previous Work

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.

  • International
  • Languages
    French
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • District of Columbia Bar
    • New York Bar
  • Education
    The George Washington University Law School
    LL.M.
    ,
    2006
    Ecole de Formation Professionelle des Barreaux, Court of Appeal
    ,
    CAPA Diploma (Paris Bar exam) – Certificate of Aptitude for Legal Profession
    ,
    2003
    Universite Paris II Pantheon Assas, (Paris, France)
    ,
    Master’s graduate in intellectual property law (Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Specialisées)
    ,
    2003
    Universite Paris II Pantheon Assas, (Paris, France)
    ,
    Master’s graduate in communication law (Diplôme d’Etudes Appliquées)
    ,
    2002
    Universite Paris II Pantheon Assas, (Paris, France)
    ,
    Maîtrise in law (four-year degree, similar to master’s)
    ,
    2001
    University College of London
    ,
    study abroad