Ms Jane Seager > Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP
75378 PARIS

Work Department

Intellectual Property


With years’ of experience in intellectual property, media, and technology law and a practical and a client-focused attitude, Jane Seager, partner, has advised many clients on brand protection online, in particular regarding the protection and recuperation of domain names in many jurisdictions across the globe. Jane also advises on portfolio management and strategy, especially in relation to new generic Top-Level Domains, as well as on many technology-related issues such as phishing, cybersecurity, take down of websites, and social media, and has negotiated the sale and purchase of a number of information technology-related assets such as IPv4 addresses, domain names, and app names. Jane is a Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy panelist with the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Czech Arbitration Court and is also a panelist with Nominet, the French Network Information Centre, and the Czech Arbitration Court in relation to domain name disputes under .CO.UK, .FR, and EU respectively.


Before joining the firm in 2004, Jane spent two years as a trainee solicitor at a well-known specialized intellectual property/technology law firm in London and three years as a solicitor in the company/commercial department of a large city firm. She then spent two years acting as internal counsel for one of the “big five” auditing firms in Paris, advising their information technology consultants in Europe, the Middle East, India, and Africa.


English, French


ECTA, INTA, and The Society for Computers and Law


Masters, Université Paris II, Panthéon-Assas, 2004; LPC, The College of Law, York, 1995; CPE, The College of Law, York, 1994; B.A., University of Durham, 1992

Lawyer Rankings

France > Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs

(Leading individuals)

Jane SeagerHogan Lovells (Paris) LLP

The specialist IP, media and technology team at Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP frequently advises clients active in the consumer goods, technology and media industries. Its work on trade marks and designs is part of a broader practice that encompasses patents and copyright issues. The dispute resolution team covers international litigation, mediation and arbitration matters before the French courts and the French IP office. Practice heads Marie-Aimée de Dampierre, David Taylor and Jane Seager collectively deal with major IP disputes and brand protection. Counsel Olivia Bernardeau-Paupe focuses on IP transactions, prosecutions and IP litigation.

France > Intellectual property: Patents

The intellectual property, media, and technology practice at Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP acts before French courts and the French intellectual property office. Chairperson Marie-Aimée de Dampierre jointly heads the team with David Taylor and Jane Seager. Stanislas Roux-Vaillard has extensive experience in the conception and execution of multijurisdictional strategies for clients and specialises in the medical devices, pharma, and biotech areas.

France > Intellectual property: Copyright

The copyright team at Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP is an integral part of the firm’s wider IP, media and technology practice, which makes the group well equipped to advise on intersectional issues. The practice offers sector-focused advice, with expertise including the e-commerce, cosmetics and automotive sectors, demonstrating the department’s awareness of the necessity to assist client with the particular issues they face in their specific industries. Marie-Aimée de Dampierre, David Taylor and Jane Seager are the key contacts.

Paris > Propriété intellectuelle > Marques, dessins et modèles

(Les grands avocats du marché)

Jane SeagerHogan Lovells (Paris) LLP

Spécialisée en PI, médias et technologies, l’équipe d’ Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP conseille une importante clientèle spécialisée dans les secteurs des biens de consommation, des technologies et des médias. Le champ d’expertises couvre les dossiers de marques, dessins et modèles, ainsi que les questions de brevets et de droits d’auteur. L’équipe traite des litiges internationaux, ainsi que des procédures de médiation et d’arbitrage. Elle intervient devant les tribunaux français et l’INPI. Les responsables de la pratique :  Marie-Aimée de Dampierre, Stanislas Roux-Vaillard, David Taylor et Jane Seager traitent d’importants litiges en matière de propriété intellectuelle et de protection des marques. L’avocate counsel  Olivia Bernardeau-Paupe intervient en matière transactionnelle, de protection et de défense des droits de propriété intellectuelle.

Paris > Propriété intellectuelle > Brevets

L’équipe spécialiste du droit de la propriété intellectuelle et du secteur des TMT d’  Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP intervient devant les tribunaux français et l’INPI. La pratique est codirigée par  Marie-Aimée de DampierreDavid Taylor et Jane Seager. Stanislas Roux-Vaillard se distingue par sa grande expertise dans l’élaboration de stratégies internationales. Il est spécialisé dans les domaines des dispositifs médicaux, de la pharmacie et des biotechnologies.

Paris > Propriété intellectuelle > Droits d’auteur

La pratique de droits d’auteur d’ Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP est une composante du pôle du cabinet dédié au droit de la propriété intellectuelle et aux TMT. L’équipe suit une approche sectorielle et intervient notamment dans les domaines de l’e-commerce, des cosmétiques et de l’automobile. Participent à la pratique : Marie-Aimée de Dampierre, Stanislas Roux-Vaillard, David Taylor et Jane Seager .