Béatrice Martinet

Sideman & Bancroft (San Francisco)
Of Counsel

Béatrice Martinet is Of Counsel at Sideman & Bancroft since March 2014. Béatrice Martinet’s practice focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation, arbitration and transactional work for clients in a wide range of sectors, including in the computer, technology, software, publishing, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and fashion industries. Ms. Martinet graduated with honors from the University of Paris II (France) and Libera Università Degli Studi Sociali (Rome, Italy) and continues to collaborate with Stanford University as a Transatlantic Technology Law Forum (TTLF) Fellow. Her TTLF thesis, “Internet Intermediaries’ Liability for Copyright and Trademark Infringement : Reconciling the US and EU approaches” is posted at the Stanford Law School site. Prior to joining Sideman & Bancroft, Ms. Martinet practiced for ten years in France, notably in the Paris intellectual property departments of two large international law firms, Salans (now Dentons) and Bird & Bird. Ms. Martinet’s native languages are French and Italian ; she is fluent in English, and conversant in Spanish as well.


780 Bulletin

Béatrice Martinet The UK High Court finds trademark infringement since a reasonably well-informed and reasonably observant internet user was not enabled to ascertain the actual source of flower delivery (Interflora/Marks and Spencer)


UK High Court finds for Interflora in the long running AdWords dispute with Mark & Spencer* On 21 May 2013, the UK High Court of Justice handed down a long awaited decision in the long running dispute between Interflora and Mark & Spencer (M&S). In this case, Interflora had (...)

Béatrice Martinet The US Court of Appeals for 9th Circuit finds an operator of several BitTorrent websites liable for contributory copyright infringement on an inducement theory (Columbia Pictures/Gary Fung)


U.S. Appeals Court for the 9th Circuit finds BitTorrent operator liable for contributory infringement on an inducement theory (Columbia Picture v. Fung)* On 21 March 2013, the U.S. 9th Circuit affirmed in part and vacated in part the California Central District Court decision that Gary Fung, (...)

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