Mr Rodolphe Boissau > UGGC Avocats > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

UGGC Avocats
47, RUE DE MONCEAU
75008 PARIS
France
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Work Department

Position

Rodolphe has over 15 years of experience in IP and TMT.

His key expertise notably includes audiovisual and cinema law, TV regulations, music law, data protection, online privacy, e-reputation, online communication campaigns, online fraud, impersonation, phishing.

Rodolphe has extensive experience in handling media/communication campaign and public affairs cases involving notably corporate governance and finance matters in listed companies, tax evasion matters in multinational firms.

Rodolphe has significant experience and skills in copyright and other type of litigation including court proceedings (e.g. blocking injunctions against massively infringing websites, copyright infringements, breach of contract, etc.) and administrative proceedings within regulatory bodies

He enjoys extensive skills in music, audiovisual, publishing, fashion and show businesses, as well as franchising matters and issues relating to publications in the press.

Languages

  • French
  • English

Memberships

  • IAEL (International Association of Entertainment Lawyers)
  • OTA (Observatoire de la Transformation Audiovisuelle).
  • Centre Culture et Media.
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • INCOPRO
  • NETLEX
  • ILAW

Lawyer Rankings

France > Media and entertainment: Cinema

UGGC Avocats‘ team handles matters involving the obtaining and retention of intellectual property rights for clients involved in film and cinema, including the overseas purchase of such rights. Anne-Marie Pecoraro has a particular specialism in this space and is entrusted by leading domestic and international companies. Rodolphe Boissau is developing a specialism in IP rights and cinem.

France > Media and entertainment: Music

The music practice at UGGC Avocats is well-equipped to advise its clients, including Emmanuelle Haïm, on a broad range of matters across various genres of music. Its expertise varies, and includes assisting with cross-border negotiations involving music for such platforms as Netflix. In addition, it has a strong reputation for its provision of advice to artists on contracts regarding the protection of copyright for both live shows and recordings, and regarding the monetisation of their works. The team is also experienced in handling complex litigious matters. Anne-Marie Pecoraro, noted as an ‘absolute and unrivalled expert in music law’, is at the helm, ably supported by Rodolphe Boissau, who has significant experience in IP and entertainment law.

France > Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs

UGGC Avocats‘s trade mark offering encompasses a broad spectrum of commercial and contentious work, including the registration and protection of trade marks within France and the EU, searches and analysis and due diligence when handling the IP aspects of corporate transactions. On the contentious front, the firm is active in initiating anti-counterfeiting measures, and handling infringement, cybersquatting and unfair competition cases. The team, led by litigators Anne-Marie Pecoraro and Corinne Khayat, and licensing specialist Elisabeth Logeais, also offers arbitration and mediation services. Rodolphe Boissau is noted for his experience handling contentious trade mark matters.

France > Intellectual property: Copyright

UGGC Avocats handles the full spectrum of copyright-related matters, advising on litigious and transactional issues for clients in the fashion and luxury, pharmaceutical, design, consumer goods, sport, music and publishing sectors. The team frequently supports companies with the registration, management and protection of their copyrights and domain names and is also active in drafting licence and assignment agreements, in addition to helping clients exploit their IP via advertising and sales advice. On the contentious front, the firm assists in anti-counterfeiting and anti-cybersquatting actions, as well as unfair competition proceedings in France and within the EU, while also offering out-of-court mediation services. The team is led by digital economy and IP agreements specialist Anne-Marie Pecoraro, licensing expert Elisabeth Logeais and Corinne Khayat, who is an experienced IP and competition law litigator. The department also includes Rodolphe Boissau, who focuses his practice on IP in the technology sector.