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ITLAW Avocats
75015 PARIS

France > Data privacy and data protection Tier 3

Boutique information technology firm ITLAW Avocats has complementary expertise in data protection and data privacy as well as in intellectual property, thanks to its 25 years of experience in these fields. Practice head Claudia Weber created a working group with major market players on the topic of data protection agreements in IT projects, leading to the drafting of a guide on the matter. The team is known for ‘experience that goes far beyond their legal expertise’.

Practice head(s):


‘Each client is known individually to Claudia Weber, the founder of the firm. The partners and associates know each other and have experience that goes far beyond their legal expertise, bringing them closer to their clients’ concerns.’

‘Multidisciplinary team specialising in information systems. Very close to the clients.’

Key clients




Ministère de l’Intérieur

Le Guide du Data Processing Agreement

Work highlights

  • Created a working group with major market players on the topic of Data Protection Agreements in IT projects, which led to the drafting of the Practical Guide for drafting and negotiating DPAs.
  • Providing legal advice and assistance to Caisse des dépôts et consignations on data protection matters.
  • Won a public contract for assistance with the procurement of the information and communication systems of the Ministry of the Interior.

France > Industry focus: IT and internet  Tier 3

Boutique law firm ITLAW Avocats focuses on the negotiation of IT contracts, cybersecurity, digital marketing, data protection, and internet platform projects such as e-commerce. Founding partner Claudia Weber is an expert in the field of information technologies, data protection and intellectual property, in which she has over 25 years of experience. The firm is notably advising a number of public institutions such as the French Interior Minister and the French Development Agency on their IT projects. Marine Hardy was recently promoted to head of innovation and security, a division of the wider IT practice covering new technologies and cybersecurity. Weber and Hardy direct the IT practice together with Jean-Christophe Ienné.

Key clients


Ministère de l’Intérieur

AFD (Agence Française de Développement)

Gras Savoye Willis Tower Watson



Caisse des dépôts et Consignations

Diebold Nixdorf

NTT Data

Work highlights

  • Advising the Gras Savoye Group on an ambitious digital factory project as part of the group’s digital transformation.
  • Assisting UniHA members, namely health, social and medico-social institutions, with the drafting and negotiation of IT contracts as well as pre-litigation and litigation, thus contributing to the digital transformation of the health eco-system.
  • Assisted USF with advising SAP on its cloud contract offer.  

ITLAW Avocats is a law firm, active in the field of information technologies, Internet, telecoms and intellectual property. Its capacity to deal with cases of extreme technical or legal complexity is generally acknowledged. The firm regularly works on matters involving technical innovations.

Claudia Weber, the founder of ITLAW Avocats in 2005, has gained a comprehensive knowledge of IT technical and legal issues through 26 years of experience focused on IT matters. The 20 years’ expertise of lawyers who joined the team in 2018 provides an unparalleled expertise in every practice area covered by the firm.

ITLAW Avocats practices in advice, pre-litigation, dispute resolution and litigation. It emphasises on an overall insight, taking into account the economic, technical and financial backgrounds of each matter. With a creative and pragmatic approach, the dedicated team offers the solutions best suited to its clients’ needs.

Companies of all sizes, from start up, small and middle-sized companies to international groups and brands, use the services offered by the firm, in a wide range of sectors.

The core values upheld by the team are : ‘thinking out of the box’, intellectual curiosity, creativity, ongoing search for excellence, outstanding capacity to adapt and, above all, humanity, conviviality, attention, commitment, loyalty.

Information technologies: systems integration, outsourcing, Cloud Computing, SaaS, ASP, licenses, maintenance, CRM, health technologies, online tourism…

Innovations: the Internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence, augmented reality, blockchain, robotics, connector technologies…

Internet: intermediation platforms, e-commerce, e-­marketing, e-­reputation, mobile applications…

Security et cyber security: fighting frauds and online impersonation…

Personal data protection: compliance audits (French law, European regulation i.e. GDPR), DPA, advice to DPO, DPO outsourced service, personal data protection, trans-border data flows, data transfer agreements…

Telecommuni­cations: electronic mail, intra-group telecom networks, telephony…

Intellectual property: licensing, internet websites, softwares, data bases, IP legal compliance audits of projects, trademarks, domain names, literary and artistic property, copyrights, neighbouring rights, ancillary rights…

Media: press, advertising, broadcasting law, securement of editorial contents, broadcasting (policy framework, production of audiovisual programmes)…

Founding Partner and Manager Claudia (0)1 83 62 61 75
Mrs Céline Dogan photo Mrs Céline DoganAssociate   Céline Dogan practices in the field of new technologies, she is…
Mrs Marine Hardy photo Mrs Marine HardyAssociate – Manager of Innovations and Security divisions. Experienced lawyer, Marine Hardy…
Mr Jean-Christophe Ienné photo Mr Jean-Christophe IennéAssociate – Head of the Intellectual and industrial property, Media, Audiovisual and…
Mr Thomas Rocco photo Mr Thomas RoccoSenior Associate   Thomas Rocco is proficient on drafting and negotiating international IT contracts (software licensing agreements, distribution…
Mrs Pauline Vital photo Mrs Pauline VitalAssociate Based in London, member of the Paris Bar, Pauline Vital recommends…
Mrs Claudia Weber photo Mrs Claudia WeberFounder and Manager of ITLAW Avocats Head of the IT Contracts, Innovations,…
CMAP – Centre de médiation et d’arbitrage de Paris
AFCDP - Association Française des Correspondants aux Données Personnelles Associations
ADIJ – Association pour le développement de l’informatique juridique
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