Intellectual property / Trademarks / Computer science / Medias / Telecommunications

Most of the Firm's partners and associates have worked in a Paris legal firm of which the main clients were in the new technologies and electronic communications fields.

The LIGNER & ROCHELET Firm assists its clients as advisor and in litigation support in the field of innovation and intangible rights.

Trademark law

  • Trademark strategy: definition of the client's needs as regards trademarks and advice on trademark filing, prior art research, replies to notices and objections from the INPI ,  and from third parties;
  • Actions to defend trademarks: in particular procedures to establish infringement of intellectual property, prohibition interim proceedings, infringement actions;
  • Registration, filing and cancellation litigation: in the framework of independent procedures before trademark registration Offices, national or Community jurisdictions, or as defendant for procedures instigated by third parties;
  • Trademark agreements: advice on contracts, in particular agreements for the use, licence, sale and temporary transfer of trademarks and more generally, all agreements relating to trademarks, subsequent mandatory formalities, pledge registrations...

Copyright and audiovisual production

  • Drafting agreements in the fields of design, publishing, audiovisual and musical production (licences, recording contracts, production, co-production and distribution contracts...), literary editions, (publishing, derived rights...), design (designer, publishing agreements...);
  • Litigation concerning audiovisual production;
  • Actions to defend rights: negotiations, actions to claim rights, litigation on copyright agreements.