Mrs Anne-Marie Pecoraro > UGGC Avocats > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

UGGC Avocats
75008 PARIS

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With 30 years of experience serving clients of all sizes and types (corporate groups, multinationals, start-ups, associations, trade unions, foundations, artists, fashion designers, production companies, etc.), Anne-Marie Pecoraro has been advising and litigating on all legal aspects of intellectual property, trademarks, information and digital technologies and data protection.

She assists clients in a wide range of sectors including notably film, audiovisual and radio, media funding, performances, theatre and events, music (in which she is  has undeniable expertise and a recognized practice since UGGC Avocats is ranked tier 1 by the Legal 500), literary, media companies, press, photography, image, reputation and crisis communication, innovation, multimedia, internet, and platforms, CSR communication, sustainable development, compliance, sport, e-sport, gaming and betting.

She also advises prestigious French and international clients, particularly in the United States, Europe (Paris, Milan, Rome, Brussels) and Asia (China, Hong Kong, Singapore).

Furthermore, throughout her experience, Anne-Marie has also developed cross-disciplinary skills, particularly in the strategic support of communication programs.


  • French
  • English
  • Italian


  • Member of various intellectual property associations, including the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers,  AFPIDA-ALAI, APRAM, Club Audiovisuel de Paris, Cercle Culture et Médias, MediaClub, ACEECCA, MLRC (Media Law Resource Center),
  • Member of the board of directors of foundations such as Elyx and Le concert d’astrée; Arbitrator for the IFTA Panel, Los Angeles. Licensing International and Unifab expert.

Lawyer Rankings

France > Media and entertainment: Advertising

(Leading individuals)

Anne-Marie Pecoraro  – UGGC Avocats

UGGC Avocats fields a specialist team that is well-equipped to handle a range of matters. The team’s expertise spans advertising, marketing and communications and it is highly sought after to assist with sponsorships and partnership issues for renowned personalities as well as personality rights in commercial campaigns. It also handles litigation relating online advertising, counterfeiting revenues and financing. The group is jointly headed by Anne-Marie Pecoraro, who advises on competition, labelling, branding, consumer issues and compliance, and Corinne Khayat, who represents clients before the courts in all aspects of advertising law. Jean-François Canat and Rodolphe Boissau are other key members of the team.

France > Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs

The IP department at UGGC Avocats, specialises in both registered and unregistered trade marks and distinctive signs, covering non-contentious and contentious areas. The practice excels in tasks ranging from trade mark registration and protection in France and the EU, conducting searches and analysis, due diligence in corporate transactions involving IP aspects, to anti-counterfeiting measures, managing infringement, cybersquatting cases, and addressing unfair competition matters. The team is co-led by litigators Anne-Marie Pecoraro and Corinne Khayat, in conjunction with licensing expert Elisabeth Logeais. Additionally, Rodolphe Boissau is a notable figure in the practice, renowned for his expertise in contentious matters.

France > Intellectual property: Copyright

UGGC Avocats covers a wide spectrum of copyright-related issues, assisting major industry players in Europe, Africa, and Asia and focusing on areas like innovation, digital law, fashion, luxury, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, sports, music, IoT, and digital publishing. Co-headed by experts Anne-Marie Pecoraro in AI and digital law, Elisabeth Logeais in licensing, and Corinne Khayat in copyright litigation, the firm regularly helps companies plan, implement, and manage strategies for copyright registration, protection, and management. They also provide guidance on IP exploitation, draft licensing and assignment agreements, and assist in anti-counterfeiting, anti-cybersquatting cases, unfair competition proceedings, and out-of-court mediation at domestic, European, and international levels. Additionally, Rodolphe Boissau is a key contact with extensive experience in aiding rights holders and handling litigation, including cases involving substantial copyright infringements.

France > Media and entertainment: Art

Bolstered by a strong international network, UGGC Avocats‘ art law practice is firmly established on the French market, with a sizeable specialist team which assists many prominent public bodies and cultural organisations with acquisitions, loans, insurance issues and the management of cultural property. The firm’s stellar client base includes the Joan Mitchell Foundation, Académie des Beaux-Arts and the Rijksmuseum. Leading the practice is Jean-François Canat, a pioneering figure in the field of art law. Anne-Marie Pecoraro regularly advises leading companies and foundations on issues such as protection and donations, whilst Corinne Khayat is a notable expert in IP (particularly copyright) law, with an in-depth knowledge of the art market. Line-Alexa GlotinPhilippe Hansen and Laure Assumpçao are other key members of the team.

France > Media and entertainment: Cinema

(Leading individuals)

Anne-Marie Pecoraro – UGGC Avocats

UGGC Avocats has a strong reputation in the entertainment industry, acting for an impressive roster of clients that includes Bpifrance and Paradiso Media. The practice is particularly noted for its skills in cross-border cases, particularly involving US, European and African clients. Industry veteran Anne-Marie Pecoraro leads the team, bringing over 25 years of experience working in the media and entertainment sector to her advice to leading international studios and production companies. She is supported by Rodolphe Boissau, whose areas of strength include copyright litigation.

France > Media and entertainment: Music

(Hall of Fame)

Anne-Marie PecoraroUGGC Avocats

A dominant force in the market, UGGC Avocats handles complex, cross-border matters for many leading global figures in the music industry and is commended for its ‘legal and technical excellence’ in the field. Recent landmark cases for the group have included defending music service provider Mood Media in a dispute before the European courts and advising a successful French pop-rock band on copyright protection. The team is led by Anne-Marie Pecoraro, a highly renowned media lawyer who has a niche expertise in matters relating to music and live shows, whilst Rodolphe Boissau is also an expert in media and IP law.