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De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés
75008 PARIS

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France > Intellectual property: Patents

The team at De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés is particularly active in the transactional field, with a strong emphasis on advising clients on transfer of technologies, joint ventures and the intellectual property implications associated with start-ups. Louis de Gaulle, who jointly heads the practice with Francine Le Péchon-Joubert, leads a team which is drafting various co-ownership and licensing agreements for Alstom relating to its a joint venture with Ademe. The group has recently expanded its client base in the manufacturing and biotechnology sectors, where new clients include Cahers and GenOway. Also notable are Blandine FauranJulien Horn and Cécile Théard-Jallu.

France > Industry focus: IT and internet

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés assists a prominent client base composed of leading French technology user companies and several high-profile technology providers, including longstanding client Microsoft. The practice advises clients on the negotiation of major IT and digital platform contracts, and also handles related contentious work. The group’s deep know-how of the e-health sector is another asset. Data protection and internet issues area also dealt with. Recent highlights include assisting French bank BPCE with the setting up of major e-payment project. Louis de Gaulle and Julien Horn co-head the practice. Other key members include Georgie Courtois, Jean-Sébastien Mariez and Cécile Théard-Jallu .

France > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

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Cécile Théard-JalluDe Gaulle Fleurance & Associés

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés stands out for its strong e-healthcare expertise that brings together digital, data and healthcare regulatory know-how. The practice also provides assistance on contract licensing matters and public law healthcare procurement tenders. Medtech companies, software and platform providers, start-ups, as well as pharmaceutical laboratories and professional bodies are clients. Jean-Marie Job and Cécile Théard-Jallu both combine regulatory and IT expertise, while Blandine Fauran has particular knowledge of regulatory, competition, ethics and compliance issues.

France > Data privacy and data protection

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés stands out for its team organisation, which operates in non-departmental structures; it assembles specialist teams from a cross-practice and sectorial perspective. With its wide-ranging sector expertise, including healthcare, energy and environment, financial services, real estate and e-commerce, and further strength in advisory, transactional and contentious matters, the group handles a varied workload. The development and implementation of data protection strategies, compliance audits and international data protection surveys are particularly busy lines of work. The team has offices in Paris and Brussels and joins forces with a network of international law firms for matters requiring expertise in foreign law. Cécile Théard-JalluJean-Sébastien Mariez and Georgie Courtois are the main contacts.