INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW covers three main domains :

1. New Technology Law

Writing up contracts :

  • Website maintenance contracts
  • General conditions of online sale
  • Domain name transferral contracts
  • Website hosting contracts
  • Website transferral contracts
  • Multimedia work contribution contracts
  • Online advertising space sale contracts
  • Website referencing contracts
  • Website closure contracts

(non-exhaustive list)

Management of all disputes arising from executing these contracts: disputes with co-contractors, disputes with third parties claiming to have suffered prejudice following the implementation of these contracts, etc.

2. Industrial Property Law

On your behalf, the firm will carry out all procedures and formalities with the INPI (National Institute of Industrial Property).

Writing up contracts :

  • Patent transferal contracts
  • Transferal contracts for a request or requests for patents with priority rights
  • Transferal contracts for a request or requests for patents with European or international extensions
  • Trademark transfer contracts
  • Trademark license contracts
  • Model license contracts
  • Design and model transfer contracts

(non-exhaustive list)

Management of all disputes arising from executing these contracts: disputes with a co-contractor, disputes with third-parties claiming to have suffered prejudice following the implementation of these contracts :

  • Infringement actions (reformed by Articles 4 and 5 of Law No. 2014-315 of March 11, 2014, cf. for example, Articles L. 332-1 to L. 332-4 of the Intellectual Property Code)
  • Civil and/or penal actions to determine infringement of patents and manufacture, commerce, or service trademarks.

Plus :

  • Registration of a design or model and any pertaining litigation
  • Protection of invention patents and transmission and loss of rights of these patents
  • International protection as defined by the Washington Treaty of June 19, 1970, pertaining to cooperation in matters of patents
  • European protection as defined by the Munich Convention of October 5, 1973
  • Community protection as defined by the Luxembourg Convention of December 15, 1975, pertaining to community patents
  • Protection of manufacture, commerce, or service trademark rights
  • Litigation relating to appellations of (geographic) origin

3. Copyright protection

  • Copyright protection for books, photographs, software, and musical compositions
  • Copyright protection for artists
  • Copyright protection for producers of songs and music (phonograms)
  • Copyright protection for film producers (videograms)
  • Copyright protection for audiovisual communication companies
  • Copyright protection for database producers

In all these cases, as needed :

  • Filing claims with the High Authority for the distribution of works and copyright protection on the internet
  • Any legal proceedings (sanctions or reparations) pertaining to literary and artistic copyright

Writing up contracts :

  • Publishing contracts
  • Representation contracts
  • Audiovisual production contracts
  • Advertising order contracts
  • Software operation copyright collateral contracts

(non-exhaustive list)