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De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés
75008 PARIS
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Work Department

Operations Division : The transactional and litigation activities of the Operations Division cover industrial and commercial activities and more generally clients' operations (sourcing, sales, promoions, concessions and public procurement conracts) and the defence and optimitation of their immaterial assets


Firm Partner, Georgie Courtois intervenes as counsel as well as in litigation in intellectual property law (copyright, neighbouring rights, trademarks, designs and patents) and in new technologies (IT, internet, cryptology, personal data…). He developed extensive knowledge in technological innovations (connected objects, Big Data, 3D printing, robotics, drones, and artificial intelligence) and experience in the fight against computer hacking and cyber criminality. He also intervenes in press and audio-visual law matters (TV, sports). He lectures on IP court proceedings and litigation for the Masters II (Innovation Communication and Culture Law) at Paris XI University (chaired by Pr Sirinelli).


French / English


Member of the Paris Bar since 2006


Postgraduate degree (DESS) in Digital and New Information Technology, Paris-I University/Paris-XI University (2003) Master’s degree in Business and Commercial Law, Paris-XI University (2002)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Data privacy and data protection

The data protection and data privacy practice at the Paris offices of De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés provides a one-stop-shop to assist financial institutions (Natixis), government bodies and multinational corporates in water treatment services (Culligan), computer software (Adobe), video games (Epic Games), retail (CVS), IT and construction. The group’s comprehensive service assists with matters ranging from mobility databases opening programmes, HR digitalisation processes and GDPR compliance to assistance with blockchain platforms, cybersecurity, and competition law in the context of data issues. The team is led by software anti-piracy and cyber criminality expert Georgie Courtois, e-commerce and consumer information specialist Matthieu Dary and Cécile Théard-Jallu, who brings expertise to R&D issues and technology transfers.

France > Industry focus: IT and internet 

(Next Generation Partners)

Georgie CourtoisDe Gaulle Fleurance & Associés

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés‘ team is co-headed by Georgie Courtois, Louis de Gaulle, Julien Horn and Cécile Théard-Jallu and is experienced in the handling of complex regulatory work. It has strength advising on high-value acquisitions; assisting with the termination of relevant contracts; and advising companies on the deployment and implementation of AI technologies. The group is also a familiar fixture in disputes related to the area.

France > Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés offers a wide range of trade mark services, representing clients in contentious matters before French and EU courts and IP offices, handling the full spectrum of soft IP matters, including trade mark clearance and licensing issues, and assisting clients with the IP aspects of M&A deals. The team also works closely with the firm’s tax, competition and employment practice’s to ensure their clients are best advised on the appropriate course of action. Louis de Gaulle and Georgie Courtois are known for their contentious expertise, appearing before civil and criminal courts, while Julien Horn handles transactional IP matters in addition to pleading cases. Francine Le Péchon-Joubert advises on contractual IP matters and disputes, including R&D and licensing agreements. Serge Lederman represents clients from the fashion, design, media and food sectors in trade mark litigation.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > IT and internet

(Les grands avocats de demain)

Georgie CourtoisDe Gaulle Fleurance & Associés

Codirigée par  Georgie CourtoisLouis de GaulleJulien Horn et Cécile Théard-Jallu , la pratique de De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés est experte dans la gestion des sujets réglementaires complexes. L’équipe s’illustre notamment par son intervention dans de grandes opérations d’acquisition, et conseille des entreprises en matière contractuelle et sur le déploiement des technologies d’IA. Le contentieux est également traité.

Paris > Propriété intellectuelle > Marques, dessins et modèles

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés  abrite une large gamme de services en matière de marques : procédures contentieuses devant les tribunaux ou les offices de PI français et européens ; recherches en antériorité ; accords de licences de marques ; gestion des aspects de PI des opérations de fusions-acquisitions. L’équipe de PI du cabinet opère en étroite collaboration avec les pôles de droit fiscal, de droit de la concurrence et de droit social du cabinet. Louis de Gaulle et Georgie Courtois disposent d’une excellente expertise contentieuse couvrant les juridictions civiles et pénales. Julien Horn intervient en conseil et en contentieux. Francine Le Péchon-Joubert gère des sujets contractuels et contentieux de PI (comprenant les accords de R&D et de licences). Enfin, Serge Lederman représente des clients spécialisés dans les secteurs de la mode, du design, des médias et de l’alimentation dans des litiges de marques.

Paris > Protection des données personnelles

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés offre une gamme complète d’expertises à destination des institutions financières (Natixis), des organismes d’état et des multinationales intervenant dans de nombreux secteurs (traitement des eaux (Culligan), logiciels informatiques (Adobe), jeux vidéo (Epic Games), distribution (CVS), informatique et construction). Le champ d’expertises couvre les sujets de mobilité des données personnelles, de digitalisation des services RH, de conformité RGPD, de plateformes blockchain, de cybersécurité et de droit de la concurrence. La pratique est codirigée par : Georgie Courtois, qui est un expert de la lutte anti-piratage de logiciels et de cybercriminalité ; le spécialiste des questions d’e-commerce et de droit de la consommation  Matthieu Dary ; et Cécile Théard-Jallu, qui traite des problématiques de R&D et de transfert de technologies.