Professionals

Practice Areas

Admissions

  • Registered IP Counsel and Trademark Agent, French Trademark Office (INPI), 2001-2002
  • Registered Trademark Agent, Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM), 1996-2002
  • Registered Trademark Agent, Benelux Trademark Office (BBM), 1991-2002

Education

University of Connecticut School of Law, LLM in U.S. Legal Studies, 2012

Robert Schuman University of Legal, Political and Social Sciences (Strasbourg, France), Master’s Degree in IP Law (French Diploma of Specialized Advanced Studies in Industrial Property and Contract Law), 1985

Robert Schuman University of Legal, Political and Social Sciences (Strasbourg, France), Master’s Degree in Business Law, 1984

Robert Schuman University of Legal, Political and Social Sciences (Strasbourg, France), Bachelor’s Degree in Law, 1983

Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
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Ariel D. Rothschild

Senior Paralegal
Hartford
860.286.2929
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Ariel Rothschild has been managing worldwide trademark portfolios consisting of thousands of global trademarks for more than 20 years. He has extensive experience in domestic and foreign trademark clearance, prosecution, and counseling for clients across a broad range of industries, including consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, fashion and apparel, food and beverages, appliances and lighting, automotive products, music, entertainment, publishing, engineering, and telecommunications. In addition, Ary performs due diligence work on intellectual property (IP)-related aspects of corporate transactions and drafts assignments, licenses, letters of consent and coexistence agreements. Ary is involved in enforcement proceedings, including multi-country oppositions actions, and also handles the trademark watch services and legalization process for the trademark group. Prior to joining the firm, Ary was the Head of the Center for International Franchising Studies at the Center for International Industrial Property Studies in Strasbourg, France, and he later held positions as IP Counsel and Trademark Agent with several IP law firms in France and Belgium, including Manager of his own trademark firm. In Europe, Ary assisted numerous companies in the transfer of IP rights, including worldwide assignments of a portfolio of more than 12,000 trademarks following a complex merger in the pharmaceutical industry. Ary is fluent in four languages and brought to the firm his understanding of multiple cultural contexts.

Experience Highlights

Senior Paralegal, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2005-present

IP Counsel and Trademark Agent with several IP Attorneys Law Firms in France and Belgium for 12 years, including Manager of his own trademark firm, European Office Rothschild, for over 6 years

Assistant to the Director of CEIPI (Center for International Industrial Property Studies) and Head of the Center for International Franchising Studies at the Robert Schuman Law School, Strasbourg, France (in the 1980’s)

  • Teaching Contracts and Trademark Law
  • Leading research group in case law

Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners Association

International Trademark Association