IP, Telecom, Media and Technology

Luchtenberg Avocats’ lawyers assist their clients on all issues related to intellectual property rights (copyright, trademarks, licenses, etc.), both in connection with commercial transactions as well as in litigation matters.

Our lawyers have developed a specific expertise in advising clients working in the telecoms, media and new technology sectors. These fields require proactive thinking and ongoing adaptation to a constantly evolving operational environment, which perfectly matches our firm’s DNA.

Luchtenberg Avocats also has a significant expertise in connection with data protection and assists its clients in putting in place the necessary framework in order to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation of April 27th, 2016 (GDPR).

Some examples of our work:

  • Provided guidance on invitations to tender, negotiated and drafted outsourcing contracts concerning installation of fixed and mobile telephone services as well as I.T. management services on behalf of a French group specialized in marketing, publishing and distribution.
  • Advised a digital services company regarding the renegotiation of a software development and maintenance agreement in relation to an equity investment in a fintech and to its redeployment by a major player in the banking sector.
  • Advised the PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) solutions world leader, in relation to invitations to tender, negotiating and drafting outsourcing contracts concerning the installation of a LAN, the supply of fixed telephone and VOIP services (on a worldwide basis), as well as the construction of a virtual reality center.
  • Advised a manufacturer of designer furniture in negotiating and finalizing a licensing agreement pertaining to the acquisition of rights on the work of a world-renowned French designer.
  • Implemented various measures and legal procedures to protect a client’s IP rights, including seizing counterfeit goods in France and abroad.
  • Represented a software author in various actions before the New York Federal Courts against American software editors
  • Advised in an international arbitration case between a world leader in public transport and a French engineering company specialized in innovation technology.
  • Represented a Dutch investment fund in a litigation in relation to copyrights and patent rights related to a strategic asset.
  • Audit on the processing of personal data and on the compliance to the GDPR of a media group in relation to its transition towards new media.
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