The Intellectual Property, Technology & Media Department assists companies and market leaders in the digital economy with the design, realisation, and enhancement of innovative technology projects.

Our expertise lies in the negotiation and the implementation of major IT projects, on behalf of both customers and suppliers, including outsourcing, integration projects, cloud projects, XaaS, and subcontracting, both in France and abroad.

We also have considerable experience in navigating data protection law (GDPR, Personal Data Protection, e-privacy, open data, etc.). 

We regularly work on litigation projects (failed IT projects, counterfeiting, damage to reputation and goodwill, database extraction, evidence collection, unfair competition, etc.) before both civil and commercial courts.

We work alongside our clients in all areas of their digital activity:

Value Creation

Availability searches – Trademark registration – Copyright on Software – Audit of IP portfolios (trademarks, patents, software, etc.) – Copyright on Database – Open Data exploitation – Patentability of inventions – Filing patent applications – Assignment contracts on employees’ inventions – Second-hand software license of purchase agreements – Business and technical partnerships agreements – Software agreements (assignment, license, co-ownership)

Structuring

Calls for tenders (client / provider) – Contractual structuring for complex IT projects (subcontracting, co-contracting, JV) – IT Procurement Contracts (General Condition of Purchase, Listing Agreements, Consortiums, Global Indicative Estimation, Contracts for the supply of complex deliverables) – Distribution Agreements – Client/Supplier contracts – Terms of Use for marketplaces – Contractual packages for website (Terms of Use, Terms of Sale, Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy) – Model contracts – RGPD / Data protection impact assessment 

Compliance

GDPR compliance assistance – Outsourced DPO – Privacy impact assessment – GDPR compliance of suppliers / subcontractors – ANSSI procedures: Crypto / Dual-use goods – Digital advertising (Sapin Law) – Marketplaces – Promotional offers regulations – LCEN (Law for Trust in the Digital Economy) obligations for platforms – Consumer law – E-commerce Law – Contract law reform – Open Source compliance / Free software

Negotiation

Subcontracting Agreement – Cloud Computing Agreement (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) – Software License Agreement – Software Maintenance Agreement – Software Integration Agreement – Website development Agreement – Technical Partnership Agreement – Business Partnership Agreement – Agreement for the development of mobile apps – Hosting Agreement – Mainframe Agreement

Defence

Trademark counterfeiting – Seizure-counterfeiting – Unfair Competition – Cybersquatting – Software License audit – Judicial expertise – Software counterfeiting – Copyright infringement – Source code escrow – Seizure of APP source code – Patent counterfeiting – Delisting of harmful content – E-reputation – Website counterfeiting – Looting of Database – Crisis Management – Disputes relating to failed IT projects – Amicable Settlement of disputes – CNIL litigation

Contact partners : Jean-Baptiste Belin Alexandre Tessonneau