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Anne Bourdu has been a lawyer at the Paris Bar since February 2000. She has worked in the IP/NTIC (New technologies of information and communication) department of the American law firm Latham & Watkins’ offices in Paris, following which she co-founded the law firm Alinea in which she was a partner. In 2011, she joined the law firm LMBE where she headed the IP department. In 2013, she was awarded the Golden Trophy in the Intellectual Property category in the ranking of business lawyers organized by the French legal gazette “Le Monde du Droit – Legal News”.

Anne Bourdu has developed a solid expertise in business litigation relating to the protection of intellectual property rights and to communication law. She provides legal assistance and represents French and international clients before courts in advertising matters, copyrights, trademarks, design and models, patents, digital law, expertise, business secrecy, unfair competition as well as in all economic law and distribution areas, more specifically relating to regulated products and activities.

Finally, Anne Bourdu is also a mediator, certified and recognized by the The Centre for mediation and arbitration of Paris (CMAP), and has therefore acquired a strong expertise in contractual negotiations and transactional management of conflicts.

Her English proficiency as well as her international network of partners has allowed her to support and assist international clients.

Areas of practice

  • Intellectual and industrial property
  • Libel and slander, Press Law, Privacy
  • Advertising, communication law
  • IT, digital law
  • Economic law, Regulatory
  • Competition, distribution, consumer law
  • Settlement of litigation, negotiation and mediation


  • Training to become a CMAP mediator (certified and recognized since 2012)
  • D.E.S.S. (Superior Studies diploma) in intellectual property and communication, University of Montesquieu, Bordeaux IV
  • Master in business law and judicial careers/legal professions, University of Paris II ASSAS


  • Recommended in the 2019 to 2023 editions of Legal 500 France for EU, Competition and Distribution and Intellectual Property (Trade marks and designs).
  • Business Law Firm Awards Edition 2017 ("Palmarès des Avocats") : "Rising star of the year" and Bronze Award in Intellectual Property.

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Other activities

  • Founding member of the mediation platform WIN WIN FATUM
  • Mediator certified by the CMAP (Center for Mediation and Arbitration of Paris)
  • Member of APRAM (Association of Trademark and Model Law Practitioners)
  • Member of AFEC (French Association for the Study of Competition)
  • Member of SYNNOV (committee for the innovation union)
  • Member of ECTA (European Trademark Association)


67-69 avenue Victor Hugo 75116 Paris
+33 1 83 75 80 00
+33 1 83 75 80 01

Spoken Languages

  • French, 
  • English

Réseau social

Our Offices

Le Mans office
2 rue des Gladiateurs - 72000 Le Mans - France
LEXT AVOCATS A.A.R.P.I., registered with the Le Mans Bar.

Paris office
67-69 avenue Victor Hugo - 75116 Paris - France
LEXT A.A.R.P..I., registered with the Paris Bar.

Rennes office
22 rue de l'Alma - 35000 Rennes - France
LEXT ASSOCIES, registered with the Rennes Bar.

Vannes secondary office
PIBS - Place Albert Einstein - 56000 Vannes - France
LEXT ASSOCIES, registered with the Vannes Bar.

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