French trademark and design attorney.

European trademark and design attorney (EUIPO).


Academic training:

Master in business law, Postgraduate degree (DESS) in Intellectual Property law (University of Grenoble).


Fields of expertise:

Trademark law, designs, domain names, copyrights, protection of software, legal counseling, contract law, commercial law.


Previous work experience:

Mrs. Darbouret joined IXAS CONSEIL in 2005 as a trademark lawyer and legal counsel, after having worked for 5 years in a Paris-based IP law firm. She is now a senior trademark, design and copyright specialist, and has also gained significant experience in contract law, technology transfer and IP litigation.



She is fluent in French and English.

August 2018 : LEGAL 500 Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) once again has recommended IXAS CONSEIL among eight other French Patent and Trdaemark Attorney firms. Here is the complete assessment published by LEGAL 500 : "IXAS Conseil provides ’top quality service’. In recent trade marks and designs work, Vanessa Darbouret advised Nawa technologies on research agreements. Patent (...)
July 2018 : Congratulations to our IP counsel Isabelle Daviot who successfully passed the European Qualification Exam ! She will be registered as a European Patent Attorney as soon as possible.
IXAS CONSEIL’s C.E.O. Dr Martin P Schmidt will attend the Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA) in Barcelona. Please send us a mail if you wish to arrange a meeting with him during the conference.