Soraia Santos


Soraia is an associate in Kalliopé’s Intellectual Property team.

She advises and litigates for a diverse client base.

She assists her clients in all areas of intellectual property law, including literary and artistic property (copyright, neighbouring rights, image rights), industrial property (trademarks, patents, designs, domain names) and unfair competition law.

Soraia assists clients in drafting their commercial and IT contracts.

She also advises her clients on the protection of personal data.


Intellectual Property

Contract drafting and negotiation

Litigation – Arbitration – Mediation

Legal experience

Literary and artistic property / industrial property

  • Copyright and related rights
  • Trademarks
  • Patents
  • Designs
  • Domain names
  • AOC – AOP – IGP
  • Anti-counterfeiting, Customs registration, Counterfeit seizure

Media, advertising, entertainment, communication

  • Audiovisual production
  • Musical contracts
  • Buying space
  • Agency-advertiser relationship
  • Validation of advertisements
  • Artist representation
  • Press
  • Events, sponsorship, sponsorship
  • Sports law

New technologies – R&D

  • Contracts related to information technology (licensees, SLAs, application maintenance, etc.)
  • Contracts linked to R&D activities (consortium, in/out licenses, research collaboration, etc.)
  • Public software licensing and maintenance contracts
  • Social networks, websites

Economic law

  • Distribution (CGV, CGA, single agreement of article L.441-7 of the Commercial Code, etc.
  • Commercial agents
  • Legal notices, CGU
  • Unfair and parasitic competition
  • Anticompetitive practices

Intellectual property litigation

  • Pre-litigation and legal litigation in counterfeiting as well as in matters of unfair and parasitic competition

Protection of personal data (GDPR)

Sector experience

  • Agri-food and distribution
  • Fashion and luxury
  • Consumer goods
  • Banking – insurance

Membership bar



French, English, Portuguese

Professional background

  • Since May 2024 / Lawyer, Kalliopé, Paris
  • December 2023 – April 2024 / Lawyer, DBK Avocats, Paris
  • July 2023 – December 2023 / Legal Expert, DBK Avocats, Paris
  • January 2023 – June 2023 / Trainee, Franklin Law Firm, Paris
  • July 2022 – December 2022 / Trainee, Bel Group, Suresnes
  • January 2021 – July 2021 / Trainee, H&P Avocats, Paris
  • July 2020 – December 2020 / Trainee, DS Avocats, Paris
  • May 2020 – June 2020 / Trainee, H&P Avocats, Paris

Academic background

  • 2022 – 2023 / Haute École des Avocats Conseils, HEDAC, CAPA
  • 2020 – 2021 / Paris Nanterre University, Paris X, CRFPA
  • 2019 – 2020 / Paris-Est Créteil University, Paris XII, Master II in Intellectual Property
  • 2018 – 2019 / Panthéon Assas Université, Paris II, Master I in Corporate Law
  • 2015 – 2018 / Panthéon Assas University, Paris II, Bachelors degree in Private Law


Every year, Soraia takes part in food and clothing drives to help the most deprived.

Academic/press publications

  • Revue Palimpseste n°82: “Validation of the Institut National de l’Audiovisuel’s derogation regime by the CJEU”, 2020
  • Revue Palimpseste n°84: “The European figurative trademark of footballer Lionel Messi validated by the CJEU”, 2020

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