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Taliens
33 RUE DE MIROMESNIL
75008 PARIS
France

Position

Founding Partner

Career

Co-founder of TALIENS France, Clara advises clients in protecting, exploiting and enforcing their creations and innovations, trade dress and know-how for media and entertainment companies, major brand owners and designers and manufacturers of luxury goods.

Her practice combines IP litigation – primarily for copyright matters, product design and trademark infringements -, with transactional and advisory work, covering notably production related agreements, content and IPR licensing and development and R&D arrangements. She has been described as ‘commercially astute and taking into account the bigger picture” in the Legal500 Guide.

Prior to co-founding TALIENS, Clara was a partner at Olswang Paris, which she had joined in 2012 from the IP practice of Clifford Chance Paris.

Member of the Paris Bar since 2003, Clara holds a master degree (DESS) in Intellectual Property Law and a master degree (DEA) in Communication and Media Law from the University of Paris II Panthéon Assas. She also has Diploma in legal studies from the University of Oxford.

Clara is a member of the Board of APRAM (Association des Praticiens du Droit des Marques et des Modèles) and member of LES (Licensing Executives Society).

Lawyer Rankings

France > Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs

European IP boutique Taliens offers the full range of trade mark and design services, spanning prosecution, litigation and transactional matters. With offices in France, Germany and Spain, the practice is an excellent choice for European cross-border matters. Lead duo Jean-Frederic Gaultier and Clara Steinitz are especially renowned for their strengths in litigation and experience of advising on complex transactional work, including due diligence matters.

France > Intellectual property: Copyright

The copyright team at Taliens is jointly led by Clara Steinitz, who advises clients in the media, content and fashion sectors on the protection and exploitation of IP rights, and Jean-Frederic Gaultier, who has extensive expertise in court litigation and cross-border M&As involving substantial IP assets. The practice offers clients the full range of IP law services and is particularly known for its strong disputes expertise, regularly representing fashion, film, publishing and jewellery clients.

France > Media and entertainment: Newspapers

European boutique firm Taliens focuses on the media, digital and tech sectors. Jean-Frederic Gaultier is an expert in matters relating to the press and freedom of expression issues, both contentious and non-contentious. He assists with pre-publication clearances, defamation, privacy, and right of publicity matters. Clara Steinitz often acts for foreign media organisations operating in France or reporting news about France such as the BBC and Thompson Reuters.  The pair are considered ‘go-to people for issues in France relating to media law’.

Paris > Propriété intellectuelle > Marques, dessins et modèles

La boutique européenne de propriété intellectuelle  Taliens offre une gamme complète d’expertises en matière de marques, dessins et modèles, couvrant la protection, le contentieux et le transactionnel. Disposant de bureaux en France, en Allemagne et en Espagne, le cabinet est recommandé pour le traitement de dossiers  paneuropéens. Le duo formé de Jean-Frederic Gaultier et Clara Steinitz  est particulièrement réputé pour ses compétences contentieuses, et son savoir-faire dans des dossiers transactionnels complexes.

Paris > Médias, culture, sport et loisirs: Presse et magazines

La boutique européenne Taliens est spécialisée dans le secteur des TMT. Jean-Frederic Gaultier est un expert des problématiques de droit de la presse et de liberté d’expression. Il intervient en conseil et contentieux, et conseille notamment ses clients sur la validation des contenus et dans la gestion des sujets de diffamation, de confidentialité et de publicité. Clara Steinitz conseille notamment des médias étrangers actifs en France tels que la BBC et Thompson Reuters. Le duo est considéré comme « une référence pour la gestion des problématiques relatives au droit des médias en France ».

Paris > Propriété intellectuelle > Droits d’auteur

La pratique de droits d’auteur de  Taliens est codirigée par : Clara Steinitz, qui conseille des clients dans les secteurs des médias et de la mode sur la protection et l’exploitation de leurs droits ; et Jean-Frederic Gaultier, qui possède une grande expertise du contentieux judiciaire et transfrontalier, ainsi que des opérations de fusions-acquisitions portant sur d’importants actifs immatériels. Le cabinet est en mesure d’offrir une gamme complète de compétences en droit de la propriété intellectuelle. L’équipe est réputée pour sa forte expertise contentieuse, à laquelle font régulièrement appel des clients issus de la mode, du cinéma, de l’édition et de la joaillerie.