Mr Philippe Moncorps > De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

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, Philippe Moncorps supports our practice in the media and new technologies sectors. An expert in audiovisual transformations (content production and protection, advertising models and brand content challenges, etc.), he has expanded his practice to other sectors that are also facing accelerated digitization issues. He provides his services as an advisor and in litigation, on cases involving intellectual property law, media law, audiovisual and film production law and regulation, as well as in commercial and criminal law. He started his career as a lawyer, practicing for 14 years in the Cabinet Louis Bousquet (1992–2006) on litigation cases for the entire TF1 Group, particularly in the areas of media law and intellectual property. He then joined TF1 Group as Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, reporting to the Secretary General (2006–2010) and then Legal Director of Information and Judicial Affairs, reporting to the Legal Director of TF1 Group (2011–2017).


French, English


Member of the Paris Bar since 1992


He holds a Master of European Community Law (Rennes 1 University, 1990), he is a graduate of the Institute of Public Business Law (a joint training program with the Faculty of Law of Sceaux Jean Monnet, Paris Sud University / Barreau de Paris – 1989) and a Master of Public Law (Paris 1 – 1988).

Lawyer Rankings

France > Media and entertainment: Cinema

The ‘proactive, very responsive and knowledgeable’ team at De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés handles traditional work for major industry players, but also assists VOD and SVOD providers with their legal matters. Charles Edouard-Renault is an arbitrator for the International Film and Television Association and WIPA for alternative dispute resolution in film and media. Julien Horn has a particular strength in intellectual property litigation. Philippe Moncorps is an expert in audiovisual transformations such as content production and protection. With expertise in intellectual property and commercial law, Louis De Gaulle  is another key name.

France > Intellectual property: Copyright

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés handles a busy caseload of matters in the entertainment and media sector, frequently acting on the negotiation and drafting of licensing, distribution and film production agreements, and title clearance proceedings. The firm’s cross-practice capabilities mean that the team is well placed to assist clients with contentious matters as well as other issues such as the financing of film productions and tax schemes. The tech space is another forte of the practice where it advises on the development and structuring of strategic partnerships in relation to AI, blockchain and 3D and 4D printing. The department is headed by experienced quartet Louis de Gaulle, Julien Horn, Philippe Moncorps and Charles Edouard-Renault.

Paris > Médias, culture, sport et loisirs: Cinéma

« Proactive, très réactive et compétente »,  l’équipe de De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés  assiste de grands acteurs du marché, notamment dans le domaine de la VOD et de la SVOD. Charles Edouard-Renault est arbitre auprès de l’International Films & Television Alliance (IFTA – Los Angeles) et du Centre d’arbitrage et de médiation de l’OMPI (Genève). Julien Horn est recommandé pour son expertise du contentieux de la propriété intellectuelle. Philippe Moncorps est un expert des questions de transformation audiovisuelle en lien avec la production et la protection des contenus. Enfin, Louis De Gaulle  dispose d’une expertise en droit de la propriété intellectuelle et en droit commercial.

Paris > Propriété intellectuelle > Droits d’auteur

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés est très actif dans le secteur des médias et du divertissement. Le cabinet assiste notamment ses clients dans la négociation d’accords de licences, de distribution et de production de films. L’équipe, qui peut s’appuyer sur les pôles complémentaires du cabinet, assiste aussi ses clients en contentieux et dans le traitement de problématiques variées (financement de productions cinématographiques, régimes fiscaux). Elle est également très impliquée dans le secteur technologique, conseillant ses clients sur des projets de développement et la structuration de partenariats stratégiques dans les domaines de l’IA, la blockchain et l’impression 3D et 4D. La pratique est codirigée par  Louis de Gaulle, Julien Horn, Philippe Moncorps et Charles Edouard-Renault.