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Jane Seager

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Intellectual Property

Position

With years' of experience in Intellectual Property, Media and Technology law, a practical and a client focused attitude, Jane Seager, partner, has advised many clients on brand protection online, in particular regarding the protection and recuperation of domain names in many jurisdictions across the globe. Jane also advises on portfolio management and strategy, especially in relation to new gTLDs, as well as on many technology related issues such as phishing, cyber-security, take down of websites and social media, and has negotiated the sale and purchase of a number of IT related assets such as IPv4 addresses, domain names and app names. Jane is a UDRP panelist with the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Czech Arbitration Court and is also a panelist with Nominet, AFNIC and the Czech Arbitration Court in relation to domain name disputes under .CO.UK, .FR and EU respectively.

Career

Before joining the firm in 2004, Jane spent two years as a trainee solicitor at a well-known specialized intellectual property/technology law firm in London and three years as a solicitor in the company/commercial department of a large city firm. She then spent two years acting as internal counsel for one of the “big five” auditing firms in Paris, advising their information technology consultants in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa.

Languages

English, French

Member

ECTA, INTA and The Society for Computers and Law

Education

Masters, Université Paris II, Panthéon-Assas, 2004; LPC, The College of Law, York, 1995; CPE, The College of Law, York, 1994; B.A., University of Durham, 1992


France: Intellectual property

Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs

Within: Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs

The dedicated intellectual property and media technology team at Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP fields a specialist domain names offering jointly headed by Jane Seager and David Taylor. Counsel Olivia Bernardeau-Paupe is currently leading the advice to a heavyweight global restaurant chain on the protection of its intangible assets and image rights in France, while Marie-Aimée de Dampierre continues to represent Lego in all the contentious and advisory aspects of the management of its intellectual property portfolio, particularly pertaining to customs seizures. Facebook is also a key client and regularly benefits from Seager and Taylor's counsel on the recovery of domain names.

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