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ATURQUOISE

15 RUE BEAUJON, 75008 PARIS, FRANCE
Tel:
Work +33 1 42 99 94 50
Fax:
Fax +33 1 42 99 94 52
Email:
Web:
www.aturquoise.com
Brussels, Paris

The firm

ATurquoise is a boutique firm specialising in intellectual property, TMT, entertainment, communication, and public affairs. Anne-Marie Pecoraro founded the firm in 2013, in order to provide tailored services to clients requiring specific needs. As an independent company, ATurquoise aims to help its clients achieve their ambitions through innovative solutions notably based on its cross-border experience in Europe, the US, and China.

ATurquoise has a unique presence in France, Belgium and the USA, making it stand out from its competitors. As such, it is highly experienced in helping American and European clients understand their differences in culture and communication in order to work together. The firm maintains a deep understanding of local, EU and international trade and competition regulation and has a strong expertise in managing communications and relations between organisations, media and the public. Its wide network of international experts facilitates communication with US-based clients and fosters the development of their activities and communication campaigns in Europe. The firm brings first-hand knowledge, judgment and experience to clients’ public affairs needs. ATurquoise lawyers concentrate on the issues, rules and advocacy strategies that are important to clients who have matters under consideration by state and local government and help companies, trade associations, and nonprofit organisations project their voice into policy and legislative debates.

ATurquoise attaches great importance to the respect of reliable working methodology, of ethics, by remaining truthful in its communication, as well as in the choice of business partners, independent, careful of potential conflict of interest and consistent with its positions and the matters it handles.

Areas of practice

The firm is among the market leaders serving the media, communication, public affairs, entertainment and branded goods sectors: International economic law: Sharing of deep knowledge of government and politics with public relations; advice to clients regarding global strategy; co-ordination with lobbying and specialists in order to provide practical and efficient rules; co-ordination of lobbying campaigns in Brussels and other European capitals, economic and legal intelligence regarding all decisions taken at national, EU and US levels. Trademarks and designs: Global strategy of filing, monitoring and protection, domain names and trade mark portfolio management. Counselling: negotiations, assignment of rights, licenses, audits, brand strategies, implementation of anti-counterfeiting programs. Litigation: infringement proceedings based on trademarks and designs, and unfair competition. Entertainment: Live shows, audiovisual and music industry: serving independent producers, copyright and publishing agreements, audits, licenses, clearing of rights, synchronisation, and all aspects of the digital music industry,co-financing agreements, crowd funding, legal counselling for innovative financing schemes, legal counselling to non-profit organisations for entertainment projects, media chronology, bankruptcy proceedings specific to the entertainment industry, exercise of pre-emption rights, management of securities registered at the French Public Registry (liens, assignment of receipts), and negotiation of authors’ rights and drafting of all agreements (co-financing, options, assignments of rights, co-production). IT: Legal advice regarding gambling (regulation in France and Europe), monetisation services, phone regulation, protection of personal data, domain names and websites, strategic communication (privacy rights, e-reputation, preventing reputation damages), digital marketing and e-commerce. Communication: Press watch; notice and takedown process directed to online hosts and intermediaries as well as content publishers; notice to offenders for privacy or other press infringements; judicial claims in relation to privacy, and other press infringements (defamation, libel, slander, etc). Advice to foreign clients regarding French and European communication perceptions; reviews of all communications directed to the French and EU audience for legal compliance; advice to clients regarding their global strategy.

LanguagesEnglish
Italian
French

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