Claire Bernier


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In-depth knowledge of civil and criminal counterfeit judicial proceedings as well as procedures before specialist bodies (such as the French National Committee of Employees' Inventions or the French National Committee of I.T. Data Protection Legislation (CNIL)). Developed significant experience in the fields of negotiation, drawing up Internet contracts and any litigation cases arising thereof (domain-names, web sites, service providers (access/hosting), referencing, partnerships, sponsors, e-commerce) and equally in the field of Information Technology (licensing, editing, software or database development, integration, facilities management, technology transfer). Profound experience within the music industry (music file disputes, watermarking etc) and with search engines. Also specialised in the area of personal data (declarations and problems concerning the French National Committee of I.T. Data Protection) as well as criminal law linked to information Technology (viruses, piracy, file theft, personal data file disputes, violation of privacy, security breach, information leaks) and personal data (misuse or theft). Participated in numerous acquisitions as well as international litigations in the Information Technology industry. Spécialisations : Acts as counsel in cases of Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Entertainement and Communication Law, as well as in Criminal Law.

Area of Law

  • Copyright
  • Data Protection/Privacy
  • E-Commerce
  • General Computer/Technology Law