Elsa Malaty joined the Paris office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP in 2014 and is a member of the Intellectual Property team.
She works on all areas of intellectual property law with a focus on trademarks, copyright, patent litigation, anti-piracy and customs enforcement. Her transactional work includes contract drafting and negotiation in the same areas.
Elsa’s practice covers data protection and information technology. Within the framework of this activity, she has developed specific expertise in data protection and IT governances; with a focus on compliance audits (notably as part of anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, sanctions and terrorist financing programs), processing health data and international transfers of personal data.
Before joining Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, Elsa held a number of internships at law and intellectual property firms in Paris and the United Kingdom.
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
Association of Trademark Specialists (APRAM)
International Trademark Association (INTA)
Member of the Stanislas de Boufflers Institute
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
French Association of Information Technology (AFDIT)
Lecturer, DU data protection officer, University of Paris-Dauphine
Selected publications and presentations
"Quelle unité territoriale pour la Marque de l’Union européenne ?", Revue Francophone de la Propriété Intellectuelle, November 2019
"La "Fabrication additive" et ses enjeux juridiques", Plastilien Journal, Allizé Plasturgie, October 2019
“Le droit de la propriété intellectuelle et la fabrication additive plastique", Plastiques & caoutchoucs Magazine, June 2019
“Legal aspects of innovations: from intellectual property to data protection”, presentation at Supélec (École Centrale Paris; French graduate school of engineering), Paris Saclay, October 2018
“Les limites de l’intérêt légitime pour fonder une demande de communication de données. Arrêt de la Cour de justice de l’Union européenne du 4 mai 2017, Rigas, C-13/16”, Dalloz IP/IT, October 2017
“3D Printing and IP Law”, World Intellectual Property Organization Magazine (WIPO Magazine), March 2017
“Rules on Online Infringement Jurisdiction in US Law: A Good Lesson for Europe”, Revue Francophone de la Propriété Intellecturelle, October 2015 [in French]
"RGPD: les assureurs encore en transition," Mind health, July 2019 (in French)
"[Science Friction] Force et consentement," L’Usine Nouvelle, February 2019 (in French)
Module on “Enforcement under the GDPR and of the French data protection law“, Masters 2 European and International Business Law (Master 240) – University Paris-Dauphine, January 6, 2020
Module on “The determination of the legal basis for personal data processing”, DU Data Protection Officer - University Paris-Dauphine, January 10, 2020
Module on “The data protection compliance framework and anti-corruption compliance”, DU Data Protection Officer - University Paris-Dauphine, January 10, 2020