Sophie Boinnot Senior Associate

Speaks:  English, French

Admitted: 2016 - Paris Bar

Primary office:  Paris

Sophie Boinnot

Sophie is a Senior Associate in the IP/IT team based in Paris and is registered at the Paris Bar.

She graduated with two Master degrees, one in Intellectual Property Law from the University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, and one in International Business Law from the University Paris V Descartes. 

She also graduated from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) with a LL.M specializing in Entertainment, Media and Intellectual Property Law.

Her practice encompasses advice and litigation in the fields of IP (trademarks, patents, designs, software and copyright), IT (data protection, domain names and e-commerce), image right, know-how and unfair competition.


  • Successfully represented retail companies in trademark litigations before French courts as well as French and EU IP offices.
  • Assisted and advised an amusement park in a copyright litigation before French courts.
  • Assisted and advised retail companies in the drafting of terms and conditions.
  • Assisted and advised press companies in the creation of a collective management organisation.
  • Assisted and advised clients in the review of IP portfolio and IP-related documentation within the framework of merger & acquisition operations.
  • Assisted and advised clients in the drafting of IP-related agreements (e.g. assignment, license and coexistence agreements).
  • Assisted and advised e-commerce companies with respect to data protection policies and in the drafting of related documentation.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2022

    • Career
      October 2022
      Gowling WLG, Senior Associate
  • 2017

    • Career
      January 2017
      Jeantet, Associate
  • 2016

    • Career
      January 2016
      Clifford Chance, Trainee
    • Education
      Bar Training School of Paris (EFB), Professional Lawyer's Certification
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Admitted, Paris Bar
  • 2015

    • Career
      September 2015
      Dechert LLP, Trainee
    • Education
      University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), LL.M. program specializing in Entertainment, Media and Intellectual Property Law
  • 2013

    • Career
      July 2013
      Bird & Bird, Trainee
    • Education
      Paris V Descartes, Master degree "International Business Lawyer"
  • 2012

    • Education
      University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master degree "Artistic and Industrial Property"