Our Information Technologies and Intellectual Property Department team has extensive experience in the field of information technology, the Internet, electronic commerce and the security of information systems. It also intervenes in telecommunications law, advising service providers for their access to markets and the contractualization of their operations.

Information technology:

Software license agreements (integrated/ASP);

  • IT services agreements (maintenance, hosting, integration);

  • IT projects implementation, such as ERP systems;

  • Outsourcing;

  • Expertise to ensure compliance of computer services;

  • Measures to fight software piracy, IT safety.

Internet, e-commerce and electronic communications:

  • General terms of use and general terms of sale for websites;

  • Online advertisement;

  • Websites creation and hosting, affiliation, partnership agreements;

  • Websites audits;

  • Registration, transfer and defense of domain names;

  • Electronic marketplaces;

  • Internet auctions;

  • Electronic communications regulation.

Personal information:

  • Data privacy policy, binding corporate rules;

  • Subcontracting and data transfer agreements;

  • Relations with the CNIL French administrative authority on personal information and privacy issues (processing, transfer);

  • Invasion of privacy, defamation.

Electronic communications:

  • Regulatory and competition issues;

  • Attribution of scarce resources (frequencies and numbers);

  • Market analysis and regulatory control;

  • Service agreements and general terms and conditions;

  • Agreements for access and interconnection rights;

  • Dispute resolution before the regulatory authorities;

  • Judicial and administrative litigation.


  • Production and coproduction of audiovisual (cinema, television) and multimedia (on-line and off-line video games, CD-ROMS, etc.);

  • Television distribution licenses;

  • Advertising (protection, exploitation) and marketing;

  • Regulation of radio broadcasting and electronic communications (television for mobile phones and over the Internet, video on demand, etc);

  • Freedom of the press (defamation, libel, both penal and civil matters).

In terms of intellectual property, our team assists its clients in the protection of their copyrights and trademarks, the negotiation and drafting of all types of contracts (publishing, innovation, partnership, transfer and know-how license) and on all issues of intellectual property rights and confidentiality.

Intellectual property

  • Protection and exploitation of copyrights and related rights;

  • Distribution licenses (television, merchandising, video distribution, derivative rights);

  • Copyright infringement litigation;

  • Copyright assignment agreement.

Industrial property

  • Audit of industrial property portfolios (trademarks, patents, designs and models);

  • Registration, licensing and assignment of trademarks, patents and/or designs and models;

  • Transfers of technology and/or know-how, privacy agreements;

  • Litigation relating to trademarks, patents and/or designs and models;

  • Unfair competition and parasitism, parasitism (defamation, violation of non-compete clauses, trade name and corporate name violation);

  • Criminal litigation having to do with trademarks (customs seizures and temporary seizures, correctional measures);

  • Contractual litigation.

Sports law

Bersay has assisted its clients in conjunction with the organization and promotion of high profile sporting events and teams

Of counsel


Bersay - 31, avenue Hoche, 75008 Paris 
Tél. : +33 1 56 88 30 00


Bersay - 31, avenue Hoche, 75008 Paris 
Tél. : +33 1 56 88 30 00