Business sectors

Digital

BCTG Avocats advises and assists companies and public entities in the digital sector on all their business law issues. Our clients include digital services companies, e-commerce companies, technology consulting firms, software publishers (on premise or SaaS), manufacturers of connected objects, and any other company that has developed activities based on innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, virtual currency, robotics, the cloud, big data, etc.

BCTG Avocats has developed a strong expertise that enables lawyers to help entrepreneurs to bring their most innovative projects to fruition (from the idea to the overall marketing of the offer) and to establish themselves as key players in their field of activity, while securing their activities from a legal standpoint. As a true partner, the firm is a project facilitator, regardless of the legal complexity of the project. It offers pragmatic solutions that systematically take into account business and technological issues.

BCTG Avocats assists its clients in a transversal way in their digital projects, in particular:

  • in business creation, financing, restructuring and merger-acquisition operations (in particular with companies that publish websites and/or mobile applications) and in assistance with the negotiation of transitional services agreements;
  • in the protection of intellectual assets (trademark, patent, design, copyright, domain name and image rights litigation: specific seizure procedures, infringement actions, summary injunction, customs procedures, unfair competition);
  • in regulatory compliance (personal data, cookies, cybersecurity, webmarketing, digital platforms/services, artificial intelligence, OSE, OIV, consumption, etc.);
  • in transactional matters (cloud, e-commerce, internet of things, outsourcing, R&D, co-development, etc.) and litigation (administrative authorities, courts, arbitration);
  • in the field of competition and distribution (distribution of IT solutions, distribution contracts on the internet and on e-commerce platforms, litigation on restrictions on internet sales, online advertising, use of algorithms to control a distribution network, connected health projects);
  • in the field of employment law (protection of employees’ personal data, connected HRD, BYOD, challenges of digital transformation and technological developments on employees’ rights and companies’ obligations); and
  • in public procurement (structuring of digital platform projects dedicated to local government purchasing, negotiation of IS outsourcing contracts for EPAs, etc.).

See the team Digital

Hugues Villey
Desmeserets

Partner
Digital

Hugues Villey is a partner and co-head of of the Competition / Distribution department a...

François
Dauba

Partner
Digital

François Dauba is a partner and co-head of the Competition / Distribution Department at ...

Séverin
Kullmann

Partner
Digital

Séverin Kullmann is a partner and head of the M&A/Private Equity department. Séverin adv...

Augustin
Nicolle

Partner
Digital

Augustin Nicolle has been a lawyer since 2004 and a partner of BCTG Avocats since 2011. ...

Clément
Sabatier

Partner
Digital

Clément Sabatier has been a partner with the M&A/Private Equity and Business Litigation ...

Sabine
de Paillerets

Partner
Digital

Sabine de Paillerets is a partner in charge of the employment law department. She advise...

Caroline
Goupil

Partner
Digital

Caroline Goupil is a partner in charge of the IT / Data department. She assists French a...