Alexandre Tessonneau is a partner in the “Intellectual Property, Technologies & Media” Department.

Alexandre advises French and international companies on projects related to digital transformation. He assists clients in the drafting and negotiation of technology contracts (software engineering, integration, licenses, cloud / XaaS, open source, blockchain…).

A significant part of his activity is dedicated to data issues and initiatives (GDPR / data protection, e-privacy, open data…). He also deals with these matters in cross-border and domestic M&A transactions.

Alexandre began his career in the legal department of a French IT group. He then practiced with business law firms in Paris renowned for their IT practices, while maintaining a close link with in-house legal practice, by performing several secondment missions, notably with clients in the consulting, banking and secure identity solutions sectors.


Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe, IAPP
Master 2 Intellectual Property and New Technologies Law, CUERPI, Grenoble Alpes University
Master 1 International Law, Panthéon-Sorbonne Paris 1 University

Other Activities

Alexandre Tessonneau is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and the Association Française des Correspondants à la protection des Données à caractère Personnel (AFCDP). He has also contributed to the work of INTA, ITECHLAW and ADIJ.


  • French
  • English


  • Data protection / Privacy
  • Technology agreements
  • E-commerce / Internet law
  • Intellectual property law