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Bignon Lebray

75, RUE DE TOCQUEVILLE, 75017 PARIS, FRANCE
Tel:
Work +33 1 44 17 17 44
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Fax +33 1 44 17 98 99
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www.bignonlebray.com
Aix-en-Provence, Beijing, Lille, Lyon, Paris, Shanghai and 1 more

Nicolas Moreau

Tel:
Work +33 (0)1 44 17 17 44
Email:
Web:
www.bignonlebray.com
Bignon Lebray

Position

Partner, Intellectual property & Technology law

Career

Nicolas is joining the Intellectual Property & Technology team in Paris.

Holder of a DESS in Industrial Property from Pantheon-Assas University and a Specialized Master in Law and International Management (HEC – ESCP), Nicolas Moreau began his career at Gide Loyrette Nouel where he took the opportunity to practice in Bucharest (Romania) before joining the Intellectual Property Department of the same firm in Paris in 2005.

In 2006, he joined DLA Piper’s Intellectual Property, Media and Telecoms Department in Paris, then Promark in 2008, a firm of industrial property consultants (now a law firm), where he became a partner in 2013.

He joined Brunswick Law Firm in 2016 to found the Intellectual Property and Information Technology division, before joining Bignon Lebray in 2019.

Holder of a specialization in Intellectual Property Law, he is also a member of the Association of Trademark Law Practitioners (APRAM) and of the International Trademark Association (INTA).

Nicolas is involved in all areas of intellectual property (trademarks, patents, copyrights, models,…) and new technologies (software, databases, personal data, Internet). He advises his clients in their contractual relations, in particular regarding R & D and software issues. He also manages large portfolios of trademarks, models and domain names on their behalf, and assists them in their litigations, if necessary.

Nicolas regularly hosts intellectual property training sessions, especially with Comundi. He regularly speaks at conferences and publishes numerous articles in legal journals and on the internet.

Languages

French, English

Education

  • CAPA, Training School of the Paris Bar (2003)
  • MS Law and International Management, HEC Paris- ESCP (2002)
  • DESS Industrial Property, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (2001)


France: Industry focus

Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet

Within: 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.

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