IP / IT / Data

Steering Legal works, both as consultants and in litigation, in the 4 following major areas:

·  Intellectual property 

· Technologies – Data protection

· Media – Entertainment

· Advertising 

Intellectual property 

· Protection, value and defense of intangible rights (copyright, related rights, trademarks, designs, domain names, patents, know-how)

. Research of prior rights and implementation of necessary formalities and filings

. Drafting and negotiation of contracts (assignment, licensing, transfer, co-existence)

. Legal due diligence and rights clearance

. Litigation (infringement, opposition, nullity, revocation, claim)

Technologies  – Data protection

. Drafting and negotiation of IT and Internet contracts (user licenses, software development, outsourcing/ASP/Saas, integration, hosting, outsourcing, website design and development)

. E-commerce contracts (T&Cs of use, of sale, partnerships)

. Compliance with the regulations on data protection (GDPR), external Data Protection Officer (DPO)

. Assignment, rental or transfer of data outside the EU

. Litigation (software counterfeiting, infringement of database producer rights, IT litigation, Internet liability litigation)

Media – Entertainment 

. Drafting and negotiation of contracts specific to the media, entertainment and culture sectors (TV, radio, Internet, press, music, cinema, video games, performing arts, sport, art) (production, acquisition, publishing, broadcasting, distribution, sponsoring, commissioning, exhibition, sale…)

. Litigation (counterfeiting, defamation, libel, right of reply, right of publicity and to privacy, defense of the e-reputation)


. Drafting and negotiation of advertising contracts (ad network, ad space broker, ad agency, ad servers, ad exchange, partnerships, barters, sponsorship)

. Compliance of advertising campaigns and promotional and commercial operations

. Litigation (misleading commercial practice, comparative and regulated advertising, unfair competition, ambush marketing, controls of the French Advertising Authority ARPP, of the French Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Repression of Fraud DGCCRF)