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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

22 COURS ALBERT 1ER, 75008 PARIS, FRANCE
Tel:
Work +33 1 40 75 60 00
Email:
Web:
www.gide.com

Olivier Cousi

Tel:
Work +33 (0)1 40 75 61 73
Email:
Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media & Technology

Position

Partner Olivier Cousi helped set up Gide’s Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media & Technology pratice group. He is particularly in charge of the Media & Entertainment practice, as well as telecommunications, audiovisual regulation, press, libel and publishing, music, theatre and cinema law, such as the management of copyright and related law, art law or issues related to sponsoring, partnership and advertising. He is widely acknowledged for his experience in handling both criminal and commercial disputes with regard to the press, intellectual property, the right of personal portrayal, disparagement, advertising, telecommunications and the Internet. His strong experience in these fields makes him a renowned expert, in particular in managing reputational risks before French and international authorities, institutions, and courts. He is also a mediator at the French centre for mediation and arbitration in the above-mentioned fields. A former Secretary of the Paris Bar young lawyers' association and former member of the Paris Bar Council.

Languages

French, English.


France: Industry focus

IT, telecoms and the internet

Within: Leading individuals

Olivier Cousi - Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Within: IT, telecoms and the internet

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. has ‘a very high level of IT knowledge’. The ‘very responsive and practical’ team deals with IT, data and internet matters. It is led by the ‘excellent’ Thierry Dor, who shows ‘high commitment to solving problems’. The firm also has strong experience of advising corporations, state entities and authorities on telecoms regulations and infrastructure projects, especially in Africa. The practice notably assisted SNCF with the deployment of a wi-fi network in trains in France. Eutelsat and the Benin telecoms authorities are clients. Olivier Cousi is the key contact.

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