New technologies – E-commerce

 

Our experience in digital law covers all legal and regulatory aspects in this practice area, which becomes increasingly strategic in the context of the boom of the e-economy. We provide advice and assistance to our clients (IT solutions providers, software publishers or user companies) facing various digital issues both in transactional and litigation cases, and more particularly:

 

Transactions

  • Commercial agreements (services, mandates, distribution, marketing) relating to IT and/or Internet.
  • IT agreements: development, licence, IT management, integration.
  • Licencing agreements relating to software or digital contents.
  • Websites: legal monitoring of digital e-commerce platforms, from the implementation of supply and hosting agreements to the drafting of general terms and conditions and, when required, validation of online payment systems.
  • Legal monitoring of operating conditions for service platforms of online digital contents, whether interactive or not: audiovisual, music, video games, poker and casino.
  • Regulations governing the digital industry: consumption, advertising and marketing, personal data protection including GDPR, telecom and audiovisual.

 

Litigation

  • Software piracy.
  • IT disputes and legal audits.
  • Internet disputes: responsibility of webhosts and Internet providers, Internet libel.
  • Commercial litigation: contractual non-performance, unfair competition.
  • Administrative litigation: Enforcement conditions for IT procurement contracts; disputes relating to the authorisations delivered by the CNIL (National commission for information technology and civil liberties).

 

Our experience in the digital sector applies both to French and European law. We regularly provide advice and assistance on a Pan-European scale to our clients. To this end, we rely on a non-exclusive tried and trusted network of foreign law firms specialised in the digital sector.

 

Our law firm has a team dedicated to adressing the whole legal spectrum of digital issues (one of the largest teams on the Paris market for a full-service law firm). No less than eight partners, supervising twenty associates, work on such issues and benefit from a long-standing professional recognition. Our team works in a cross-practice manner in connection with our firm’s lawyers specialised in other practice areas in order to provide our clients with advice covering all their requirements.

 

We are regularly cited in reference rankings such as Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and Décideurs.

 

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