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Alexandre Rudoni



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Alexandre Rudoni



Alexandre se spécialise en droit de la propriété intellectuelle, notamment en matière de droits d'auteur et de marques, tant en conseil qu'en contentieux, il intervient également très régulièrement sur tous les aspects liés à la réglementation pharmaceutique. Alexandre a été détaché à mi-temps pendant 6 mois chez Novartis en 2010.

Copyright star 2021
Managing IP - France (Intellectual Property)

Trade mark star 2021
Managing IP - France (Intellectual Property)

"Alexandre Rudoni joins the rankings following a raft of praise from market sources, who report him to be a "very talented" practitioner. He assists technology clients with trade mark litigations as well as contentious and non-contentious copyright mandates."
Chambers Global/Europe 2021 - France (Intellectual Property: Trade Marks & Copyright)

"It’s always a pleasure to work with Alexandre and his team: he possesses the perfect mix of technical precision, business understanding and finesse to achieve straight-forward and judicious legal advice."

"Alexandre Rudoni is top. Really nice and easy going, and at the same so knowledgable and responsive. He is especially strong for interactive entertainment and certainly France’s top lawyer for games."

"The strength of Alexandre Rudoni’s team is its in-depth knowledge of the industry, the sector and its major players, a big plus in adapting contracts to the business reality of our activity. I particularly appreciate the experience accumulated horizontally by each member of the team from which we benefit, all confidentiality preserved in addition."
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - France (Intellectual Property: Copyright)

Silver - Enforcement and Litigation 
Bronze - Prosecution and Strategy
WTR 1000 2021 - France (IP/Trademark)

Trade mark star
IP Stars - Rising Stars 2020/2021 - France (Trade mark contentious)

"Grand avocat de demain"
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 - France (Droit d'auteur)

"Alex Rudoni entretient des liens très étroits avec l’industrie du jeu."
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 - France (Droit d'auteur)

Grand avocat du marché
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 - France (Marques, dessins et modèles)

"Alexandre Rudoni (associé), Andrea Dufaure (collaboratrice), tous deux dotés de grandes compétences en droit, et très bons en anglais. Facturation très claire et transparente."
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 - France (Marques, dessins et modèles)

Copyright star 2020/21

Trade mark star 2020/21

"Alexandre Rudoni, who heads the brands practice in Paris and continues to represent Nintendo in all aspects of its anti-piracy campaign in France." Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - TRADEMARKS & DESIGNS)
"Leading Individual." Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - TRADEMARKS & DESIGNS)
"Alexandre Rudoni knows perfectly the video games industry and has been of great help providing us with advice on how to protect our IP." Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - TRADEMARKS & DESIGNS)
"[...] a pleasure to work with and highly competent in their field of specialty. Their litigation advice and strategy is always client focused and forward looking, and they make it easy to trust in them." Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - TRADEMARKS & DESIGNS)
"Next Generation Partner." Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - COPYRIGHT)
"Alexandre Rudoni, who has a particular expertise in the video games and electronic entertainment space, where he represents an enviable client roster." Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - COPYRIGHT)
"Extremely well connected in the games industry." Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - COPYRIGHT)
"Alexandre Rudoni is absolutely outstanding! He knows the games industry better than any other French lawyer, delivers the quality you’d expect from A&O, but is much more approachable and hands-on than what you’d have thought of an A&O partner." Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - COPYRIGHT)
"Alexandre Rudoni is a dedicated lawyer. He is able to make himself available quickly when necessary and to facilitate a team around him by leaving them the freedom to move on without micromanaging them, which in my opinion is a rare quality." Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - COPYRIGHT)
Alexandre Rudoni ranked Bronze for Enforcement and Litigation (2018), as well as Prosecution and Strategy (2018-2020) by WORLD TRADE MARK REVIEW
Alexandre Rudoni anchors both the Parisian brands team and his own practice, which deals primarily with gaming and entertainment matters. He is known as an elite operator in this particular niche." WORLD TRADE MARK REVIEW 2019 – France
“Top-tier unit” LEGAL 500 EMEA 2018 – France (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY)
Alexandre has been named “Trade Mark Star” by Managing IP (2016-2019), and recognised by World Trade Mark Review: Bronze (2018). Client say that “Alexandre Rudoni continues to blaze a trail with exciting contentious and non-contentious work.” WORLD TRADE MARK REVIEW 2018
“Allen & Overy LLP’s lawyers are ‘very responsive and extremely knowledgeable about clients’ business needs, the industry and the technology space in general’.” Legal 500 EMEA 2018 – France (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: PATENTS)



Intellectual Property


Consumer and Retail

Communications and Media



52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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Avocat au Barreau de Paris - 2004

Avocat au Barreau de New York - 2002


LL.M. US legal Studies - Whittier Law School, Californie - 2001

Maîtrise en droit des affaires - Université Paris Ouest (Nanterre – La Défense) - 2000

DEJA/MIEJA - Droit anglais et Droit américain des Affaires - Université Paris Ouest (Nanterre – La Défense) - 2000

Expériences Pro Bono

  • Assistance de l'association "Autistes Sans Frontières"

Travaux publiés

  • GDPR will hinder luxury’s fight against fakes, say executives, Financial Times, May 2018
  • INTA paper, Legal-Up! Implications of Video Games in the 21st Century, May 2018
  • Interview on French national radio about an on-going copyright infringement matter, 7/9 de France Inter Radio Show, September 2017
  • La Loi DADVSI en matière télévisuelle : Trois pas en arrière pour les titulaires de droits ?, Legipresse - mai 2007, co-écrit avec Laëtitia Bénard
  • Rights owners and users fail to agree on reform, Managing Intellectual Property – juin 2006, co-écrit avec Laëtitia Bénard
  • Entrepreneur d'une société de biotechnologie, comment vous préparer à une cession de votre entreprise, Bio Futur - octobre 2005, co-écrit avec Laëtitia Benard