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Osborne Clarke

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France

EU, competition and distribution
EU, competition and distribution - ranked: tier 3

Osborne Clarke

Alexandre Glatz is the main name to note within Osborne Clarke's Paris-based competition offering. The team recently acted on a number of complex and sensitive merger control filings on behalf of clients spanning a wide array of industry sectors. On the contentious front, associate Charles Meteaut was part of the team handling an appeal to the FCA regarding a decision to fine the actors of a high-profile cartel, and the team is supporting Glatz in his work for a transport company with regard to a follow-on damage claim. Also notable is the group's advice on compliance programmes and the response to regulatory investigations by the FCA and DGCCRF.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Osborne Clarke

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Media and entertainment
Advertising - ranked: tier 2

Osborne Clarke

The growing team at Osborne Clarke advises clients such as Innocent on the clearance of their intellectual property rights in the context of international marketing campaigns, and frequently acts for clients in disputes arising from this issue. Other highlights included advising on the regulatory requirements of data collection policies and the introduction of the Sapin II law. The main names to note are Claire Bouchenard, Xavier Pican, Lise Breteau and managing partner Béatrice Delmas-Linel, who are supported by junior practitioners such as senior associate Grégoire Dumas and associate Marie-Laure Pidoux.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Osborne Clarke

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France: Industry focus

Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet
Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet - ranked: tier 2

Osborne Clarke

The IT team at Osborne Clarke 'is composed of professionals with very strong expertise who are able to sort things out without delay'. Clients especially value 'trustworthy' practice head Béatrice Delmas-Linel, whom 'one can count on'. She recently assisted retailer Casino with the negotiating of its strategic partnership with Ocado for the procurement of a French version of Ocado's smart e-commerce platform, and has been advising video game developer Ubisoft on a wide range of IT procurement matters. Lise Breteau advised on the data privacy aspects of several matters including software upgrades and the setting up of a marketplace in France. Also notable are regulatory and digital marketing and advertising expert Claire Bouchenard and Xavier Pican, who advised Eiffage on all agreements for the development of the 'smart city' area named 'Smartseille'. On the junior side, senior associate Grégoire Dumas and associate Lucile Beaupérin are also noteworthy.

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France: Intellectual property

Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs
Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs - ranked: tier 3

Osborne Clarke

Osborne Clarke's Claire Bouchenard is currently advising Wirecard in trademark litigation proceedings brought by GIE, and continues to provide brand protection and enforcement to Innocent. Xavier Pican is also an intellectual property and IT expert; he has deep experience in the field of software contracts and the protection of intangible assets including patents and copyright.

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