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Gilles Rouvier

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Lawways

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IT, TELECOMS AND THE INTERNET - IP

Position

Partner: Gilles Rouvier has a sharp and recognized expertise in the field of New Technologies and their development, more specifically in digitalization, Software, Data Privacy and contract law: all types of IT-related agreements, SaaS agreements, Facility management, IT outsourcing, ERP, ASP, BPO, Cloud computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Purchasing / sourcing & procurement/ subcontracting agreements, Licenses / sales –IP assignments, etc.

Career

Gilles Rouvier started as an attorney in 1995 Before setting up Lawways in early 2006; Gilles worked for law firms with an international outreach as well as within the legal departments of international industrial companies. He has experienced working on the other side of the fence in a client role, having spent several years as an in-house counsel in companies such as General Electric (GE).
Gilles lectures at the Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris (ISEP) in the specialized Master’s program in “Expert Cloud Computing and SaaS”.

Languages

English, French

Member

Vice-President of Cyberlex, ITechLaw (Co-Chair worldwide of the Local Representatives Committee), IFCLA, 

Education

Graduate of UCLA (US Business Law, Communication, Los Angeles – 2002), 
DESS post-graduate degree in Industrial Property law(Panthéon Assas University, Paris II – 1994), 
DEA post-graduate degree in business law (Panthéon Assas University, Paris II – 1992)


France: Industry focus

IT, telecoms and the Internet

Within: IT, telecoms and the Internet

The approach taken by Lawways ‘is really outstanding and focuses on providing solutions rather than stressing the obstacles’. Clients value practice head Gilles Rouvier’s ‘determination to completely understand the technological aspects of legal issues to better understand their risks and provide the appropriate strategy’. Polaris appointed the group to negotiate an SaaS agreement with a global cosmetics group, and Rouvier advised bitcoin company Ledger on data protection issues. Other work highlights include overseeing the IT aspects of transactions, the negotiation of agreements in the fintech and medical technology spaces, and the development of mobile applications.

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