Mr Benjamin Mourot > Bignon Lebray > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Bignon Lebray
75, RUE DE TOCQUEVILLE
75017 PARIS
France
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Work Department

IP/IT

Position

Partner, IP/IT

Career

Benjamin Mourot is a CEIPI graduate, and certified intellectual property advisor specialising in trademarks and designs.

Benjamin specialises in the following fields:

  • intellectual property law (copyright and industrial property, France and OHMI);
  • distribution law;
  • IT contract law and e-commerce liability;
  • New information technologies and civil liberties (private life and personal data protection).

Benjamin Mourot is particularly qualified in the following areas:

  • trademark law: transactional and contentious – ranging from trademark application to infringment actions;
  • copyright and related rights: author contracts, contentious matters, etc.;
  • distribution law: establishment of and assistance to distribution networks (selective distribution, franchise, affiliation, etc.);
  • IT law: hosting, maintenance and website creation contracts.

Benjamin Mourot regularly assists with matters relating to the protection and defense of intellectual property rights for French companies (infringement actions, seizures, etc.)

He also assists with the set up and protection of distribution channels (selective distribution, online marketplaces).

Lastly, Benjamin advises on the negotiation and resolution of disputes arising from IT contracts (software packages, cloud computing, etc.)

Languages

French, English

Education

  • Graduated from the International Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property (Centre International d’Etudes en Propriété Intellectuelle – CEIPI), specialist in Trademarks and Design, Strasbourg, (2011)
  • CAPA (law practice certificate), CRFPA of Lille, (2004)
  • Master’s Degree, Corporate Counsel, University of Lille 2, (2003)
  • Master’s Degree in European Law, Université Libre de Bruxelles, (2002)
  • Master’s Degree in Business Law, University of Nottingham (United-Kingdom), (2001)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Industry focus > Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet

Data protection, e-commerce and IT law all fall within Bignon Lebray‘s areas of expertise. Practice head Benjamin Mourot is currently advising a chemical manufacturer on all contractual negotiations and drafting in connection with the implementation of new IT infrastructure, while from the Aix-en-Provence office Julien Lecat is representing an online payment solution provider in a dispute arising from a security breach. The group also provides ongoing advice on GDPR compliance. Elise Dufour was promoted to the partnership in January 2019. Nicolas Moreau  was a new arrival from Brunswick La Morinerie.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Technologies de l’information, informatique, internet et télécoms

Bignon Lebray traite des dossiers de protection des données, d’e-commerce et d’informatique. Benjamin Mourot, qui est à la tête de la pratique, a conseillé un fabricant de produits chimiques s’agissant de la rédaction et de la négociation contractuelle concernant une nouvelle infrastructure informatique. Julien Lecat, qui est membre du bureau d’Aix-en-Provence, représente un prestataire de solutions de paiement en ligne dans le cadre d’un litige lié à l’avènement d’une faille de sécurité. Le cabinet conseille aussi ses clients sur leurs problématiques RGDP. Enfin, Elise Dufour a été promue associé, quand l’arrivée de Nicolas Moreau, en provenance du cabinet Brunswick La Morinerie, permet à l’équipe de renforcer ses compétences, notamment en matière de propriété intellectuelle.