John Maltbie


Director of Intellectual Property, Civil Enforcement

Louis Vuitton North America, Inc.

John Maltbie has served as the Director of Intellectual Property, Civil Enforcement for Louis Vuitton North America, Inc. since October 2012.  In that role, he oversees the intellectual property civil litigation and enforcement activities for Louis Vuitton in the United States and Canada and has represented a number of LVMH affiliates including Christian Dior, Marc Jacobs, Celine, Givenchy, Emilio Pucci, Kenzo, and Berluti with respect to intellectual property issues.  Prior to joining Louis Vuitton, John was an intellectual property associate at Arnold & Porter LLP, among others, where he represented clients, including, Gucci, Alexander McQueen, Bottega Veneta, Nike, adidas, Paramount Pictures, and Pernod Ricard, with respect to issues ranging from trademark prosecution and licensing to brand enforcement and anti-counterfeiting. 

John received a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University and a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School.  John’s lack of a sense of humor has been affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  John cannot get you a discount.