Firm Profile > Osborne Clarke > Paris, France

Osborne Clarke
163 BOULEVARD MALESHERBES
75017 PARIS
France

Industry focus: IT and internet Tier 2

Osborne Clarke assists leading French companies and banks as well as several companies specialising in digital solutions and online platforms. The team has strong experience in the implementation of major IT and digital projects and recently assisted several clients with strategic digital transformation projects in addition to being involved in a major blockchain platform project. The team also managed a high-stakes dispute and advised clients on data, internet, e-commerce and digital marketplace issues. The practice is co-headed by Béatrice Delmas-Linel and Xavier PicanClaire Bouchenard regularly contributes, notably dealing with IP, e-commerce and digital advertising matters.

Practice head(s):

Béatrice Delmas-Linel; Claire Bouchenard; Xavier Pican

Testimonials

‘A very reactive, practical and knowledgeable firm.’

Béatrice Delmas-Linel is an extremely good professional lawyer with a quick mind.’

Key clients

CASINO (Ocommerce)

PAGESJAUNES (SOLOCAL)

WIZWAY SOLUTIONS

DOCUSIGN

DPD Group

Onepoint

INTEGRAL AD SCIENCE

AMADEUS

BOUYGUES Construction

Group Lucien Barriere

Media and entertainment: Advertising Tier 2

Osborne Clarke assists advertising agencies, adtech companies, online platforms and international brands. The firm advises on IP law, consumer law, data privacy, IT and e-privacy law issues, including on cookies. Additionally, the group provides guidance on the validation of advertising campaigns and ads and also assists clients with the negotiation of sponsorship agreements. Claire Bouchenard is the key contact.

Practice head(s):

Claire Bouchenard; Xavier Pican; Béatrice Delmas-Linel

Testimonials

 ‘The team has high-level knowledge of French advertising regulatory issues and demonstrates strong commercial contract and partnership agreement expertise.’

‘Claire Bouchenard is very responsive, professional and pragmatic.’

Key clients

INNOCENT FRANCE (Coca-Cola Group)

EXPEDIA /HOTEL.COM

LIGUE NATIONALE DE RUGBY

TABOOLA

POKEMON

Solocal / Pages Jaunes

DBApparel (HanesBrands)

INTEGRAL AD SCIENCE (IAS)

SONOS

DEEPREACH

Data privacy and data protection Tier 3

Osborne Clarke has strength in the development and implementation of compliance and security procedures aimed at preventing data security breaches and is experienced in assisting with the consequences of data security breaches, including initiating the required notification procedures. Other core areas are GDPR audits; assistance with the data protection aspects of commercial agreements; and advising on the development of new products that conform to data protection requirements. Its client base includes a number of companies active in fintech, artificial intelligence and open data projects. Béatrice Delmas-Linel, Claire Bouchenard and Xavier Pican are the practice heads. Counsel Sarah Lenoir, a specialist in IT, intellectual property and data protection, joined from Clyde & Co LLP in 2019.

Practice head(s):

Béatrice Delmas-Linel; Claire Bouchenard; Xavier Pican

Testimonials

They understand our issues, they are straight to the point, and have an excellent pragmatic approach to the matter on which they are working on for us.

Key clients

Docusign

Dyson

Groupe Lucien Barrière

Integral Ad Science

Laboratoires Expanscience

Ligue Nationale de Rugby

Médiamétrie

Onepoint

Stadline

Vetoquinol

Intellectual property: Copyright Tier 3

Osborne Clarke handles contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters, where it covers a large sector spread. Claire Bouchenard, who heads the practice along with Xavier Pican and Béatrice Delmas-Linel, defended Shopdeco in a cross-border copyright infringement matter worth €60,000. She was also involved in another cross-border matter defending Esprit Europe Services and its subsidiary Esprit de Corp France against two different copyright infringement claims related to luxurious embroidery designs owned by French company Dentelle Sophie Hallette.

Practice head(s):

Claire Bouchenard; Xavier Pican; Béatrice Delmas-Linel

Testimonials

An irreproachable professionalism.

The reactivity of the team and their careful listening are essential qualities of Osborne Clarke.

Key clients

Etablissements Coquet

Esprit Europe Services GmbH

Shopdeco

Popsockets

Innocent France (Coca-Cola Group)

SPRD.NET

Parisartistes

Harper Collins

Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs Tier 3

Osborne Clarke is involved in a wide variety of litigious and advisory intellectual property matters, for longstanding noteworthy clients including Wirecard Card Solutions and Esprit Europe Services. The firm continues to expand its area of expertise, acquiring new clients in the e-transport and hotel sectors. Claire Bouchenard is acting for Européenne d’Hotellerie in a trade mark dispute following opposition from Light Human Hotel regarding trade mark filing and use of the sign Human Hotels. Other key names to note are Xavier Pican and Béatrice Delmas-Linel.

Practice head(s):

Claire Bouchenard; Xavier Pican; Béatrice Delmas-Linel

Key clients

WIRECARD CARD SOLUTIONS LIMITED

PALAIS DES THES

Européenne d’Hotellerie (The Originals Human Hotels & Resorts)

ESPRIT EUROPE SERVICES GmbH

FILATURES DU LION

BRENTRONICS

POPSOCKETS

Schuhmarketing GmbH

BOLT MOBILITY Corp. & B MOBILITY FRANCE

JOM Car Parts & Car Hifi GmbH

Employment Tier 4

Osborne Clarke

Practice head(s):

Maxime Pigeon; Jérôme Scapoli

Testimonials

understands business needs and is very practical’.

‘The team combines rigour, knowledge, responsiveness, availability, flexibility and excellent customer support’.

‘The team understands its clients’ business and expectations, and never leaves behind a customer to deal with critical situations’.

‘The amazing Maxime Pigeon’s high sense of customer support is rare to find’.

Jérôme Scapoli understands business needs and is very practical’.

Key clients

DYSON

Cap Gemini

NOVO NORDISK

Orange

onepoint

HARPER COLLINS

HACHETTE GROUP

SYMPHONY EYC

Yume

Groupe Bertrand/ Flo

GRIFOLS

Bird Rides

Diageo

Premier Research

France Galop

DECKERS

NORWEGIAN AIR RESOURCES

EU, competition and distribution Tier 4

Osborne Clarke's Alexandre Glatz handles competition and distribution law work. His team notably manages domestic merger control and anticompetitive practice cases and also deals with damage claim lawsuits before French courts.

Practice head(s):

Alexandre Glatz

Testimonials

‘The team is available, responsive and business-oriented.’

‘Alexandre Glatz is very experienced in all antitrust matters. He is very responsive and business-oriented.’

Key clients

ONEPOINT

DURANCE

Administrative and public law Tier 5

Osborne Clarke

Practice head(s):

Alexandre Le Mière

Key clients

CRAM

RETAIL & CONNEXIONS

ONEPOINT

UNICANCER

HISTOVERY

Mergers and acquisitions Tier 5

Osborne Clarke

Practice head(s):

Catherine Olive; David Haccoun

Key clients

CONDUENT

onepoint

WIRELESS LOGIC

CAPGEMINI

PURCH GROUP

SHOPINVEST

Tax Tier 5

Osborne Clarke

Practice head(s):

Sophie Jouniaux

Testimonials

‘The team has great technical knowledge and practical experience’

‘A proactive team which respects deadlines and provides good tax advice, especially on complex situations involving foreign companies’

Key clients

Abbott International

AbbVie

Monsanto/Bayer

Microwave Vision

AS Watson

Boston Scientific

World Flight Services

Safran

Grifols

Abasic (Desigual)

Onepoint

 

The firm

Osborne Clarke is a fast-growing international legal practice, with more than 800 lawyers working across Europe, Asia and the US. The team offers a high-quality joined-up service for multi-jurisdiction work, focused on getting commercial results for the client. Osborne Clarke’s legal expertise is underpinned by its in-depth knowledge of seven key industry sectors: digital business; energy and utilities; financial services; life sciences and healthcare; real estate and infrastructure; retail; and transport and automotive. For businesses in these sectors, Osborne Clarke not only offers a full range of legal services, but uses its sector knowledge to provide insights that help clients take effective action at the right time.

Osborne Clarke is recognised for its unstuffy culture, which means that clients experience strong relationships and a consistently approachable, easy-to-understand style no matter where they are based.

Areas of practice

Osborne Clarke delivers a full range of legal services in the context of clients’ industry sectors, with a particular focus on digital business, energy and utilities, financial services, life sciences and healthcare, real estate and infrastructure, and transport and automotive.

Commercial: the team advises clients on the contracts that underpin their business as well as day-to-day issues, from outsourcing, expanding sales networks, IP, procuring goods and services to checking advertising compliance.

Corporate: Osborne Clarke advises at every stage of company development across all corporate issues, from equity and debt fundraisings, to M&A, IPOs and JVs. OC also advises on the establishment of compliant and efficient governance structures.

Dispute resolution: Osborne Clarke’s disputes team resolves complex, high-value disputes across a wide range of jurisdictions. Services include early-stage strategic input, representing clients in court proceedings, international arbitration, mediations and regulatory investigations.

Employment: practical, day-to-day support covers the full range of employment issues from recruitment and employee incentive schemes to dismissal, risk management and reputational issues. The team is an acknowledged leader in defending employers on high-profile litigation claims, TUPE and reorganisation issues.

Financing and lending: Osborne Clarke provides a specialist service for banks, lenders, businesses and sponsors, advising across the range of finance options, from debt financing to equity fundraisings and crowdfunding. The team delivers high-quality risk management in a commercially appropriate way.

Intellectual property: from new patents to licence negotiations to IP portfolio sales, Osborne Clarke has the experience to get valuable, commercial results. In IP disputes, the team can help prevent misuse of IPRs, or defend against allegations of infringement, wherever in the world they occur.

Real estate: the team provides a comprehensive ‘lifecycle’ service across the key areas of real estate and property law. Services cover the range of real estate advice, including acquisitions, disposals, asset management, disputes, construction, environmental advice, finance, investment, fund structuring, planning and regeneration.

 

Department Name Email Telephone
Intellectual Property/Information technology Béatrice Delmas-Linel, Partner beatrice.delmas-linel@osborneclarke.com
Intellectual Property/Information technology Claire Bouchenard, Partner claire.bouchenard@osborneclarke.com
Intellectual Property/Information technology Xavier Pican, Partner xavier.pican@osborneclarke.com
Corporate/M&A Catherine Olive, Co-Managing Partner catherine.olive@osborneclarke.com
Corporate/M&A David Haccoun, Partner david.haccoun@osborneclarke.com
Corporate/M&A Stéphanie Delage, Partner stephanie.delage@osborneclarke.com
Real Estate Stéphane Catays, Partner stephane.catays@osborneclarke.com
Employment Maxime Pigeon, Co-Managing Partner maxime.pigeon@osborneclarke.com
Employment Jérôme Scapoli, Partner jerome.scapoli@osborneclarke.com
Commercial / Competition Alexandre Glatz, Partner alexandre.glatz@osborneclarke.com
Administrative and Public law Alexandre Le Mière, Partner alexandre.lemiere@osborneclarke.com
Life Sciences and Health Thomas Devred, Partner thomas.devred@osborneclarke.com
Tax Sophie Jouniaux, Partner sophie.jouniaux@osborneclarke.com
Photo Name Position Profile
 Claire Bouchenard photo Claire Bouchenard
Mr Stéphane Catays  photo Mr Stéphane Catays
Ms Stéphanie Delage  photo Ms Stéphanie Delage
Ms Béatrice Delmas-Linel  photo Ms Béatrice Delmas-Linel
Mr Thomas Devred  photo Mr Thomas Devred
 Alexandre Glatz photo Alexandre Glatz
Mr David Haccoun  photo Mr David Haccoun
Ms Sophie Jouniaux  photo Ms Sophie Jouniaux
Mr Alexandre  Le Mière  photo Mr Alexandre  Le Mière
Ms Catherine Olive  photo Ms Catherine Olive
Mr Xavier  Pican  photo Mr Xavier  Pican
Mr Maxime Pigeon  photo Mr Maxime Pigeon
Mr Jérôme Scapoli  photo Mr Jérôme Scapoli
Number of lawyers : 800+
At this office : 50+
Partners : 13
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