Mr Georgie Courtois > De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés
9 RUE BOISSY D'ANGLAS
75008 PARIS
France
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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

Position

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).

Languages

French / English

Memberships

Member of the Paris Bar since 2006

Education

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 > Industry focus > Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés is currently acting for a major TV broadcaster in a dispute with a group of internet providers arising from a change in the client’s business model which now imposes the payment of royalty fees on parties distributing ISP and TV service packages in France. Louis de Gaulle and Georgie Courtois recently advised Groupe BCPE on the negotiation with Apple of the contractual aspects of a contactless biometric payment system in Europe, as well as on the setting up of an API banking platform in France to allow financial applications to connect with the client’s banking networks. Also notable are Cécile Théard-Jallu and Jean-Marie Job, who advised on the regulatory and data privacy aspects of the launch of an e-health company’s connected nutrition scanning device in France and the US. Practice co-head Julien Horn, ‘very accurate and excellent‘ senior counsel Matthieu Dary and Jean-Sébastien Mariez are also key contacts.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Technologies de l’information, informatique, internet et télécoms

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés représente une grande chaine de télévision dans un litige face à plusieurs fournisseurs internet, s’opposant au nouveau modèle commercial du client et notamment au paiement de royalties. Louis de Gaulle et Georgie Courtois ont assisté Groupe BCPE dans ses négociations contractuelles avec Apple, concernant l’adoption d’un système de paiement biométrique en Europe, ainsi que sur la mise en place d’une plateforme de paiement en France. Cécile Théard-Jallu et Jean-Marie Job ont assisté une entreprise d’e-santé pour le traitement de questions réglementaires et de données personnelles liées au lancement d’un nouveau système connecté en matière de nutrition, en France et aux Etats-Unis. Julien Horn, ‘l’excellentMatthieu Dary dont le ‘jugement est sûr’ et Jean-Sébastien Mariez clôturent la liste des principaux intervenants au sein du cabinet.