Our Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media & Technology practice group (IP-TMT), is organised into two groups:
Over forty partners, associates and paralegals specialise in intellectual property law in Gide’s IP-TMT department. They are drawn from among the best specialists in trademark law, patent law, copyright, designs and models law, and the related issues of unfair competition.
Thanks to our extensive knowledge of our clients’ businesses and business sectors, and to frequent practice of all types of disputes in the intellectual property field, we offer our clients a unique and personalised approach in terms of:
- Transactional intellectual property
- Intellectual property litigation
- Intellectual property rights management
Telecommunications, Media & Technology
Ever since its creation, our dedicated team has been offering clients its expert knowledge of convergent TMT sectors, which combines knowledge of network regulation with content intellectual property rights and aspects related to new technologies and the Internet.
Gide sets itself apart both by its sector specialisation and its international scope. We are the only firm to offer the services of an international specialist team entirely dedicated to telecommunications, media and technology law. Working closely with the Intellectual Property team, the TMT team acts regularly in France, Central and Eastern Europe, throughout Africa, in the Middle-East and in South-East Asia.
Our skills are recognised in all fields of law applicable to copyright, the press, radio and television broadcasters, and the Internet. We are therefore in a position to act for all our clients on all topics relating to the management and development of content. Our expertise in telecommunications, information technology and new technologies means we can offer an overall legal assistance that combines understanding and a perfect command of all legal issues arising in these converging fields.
Our IP and TMT teams are ranked among the best in Chambers and Legal 500 legal guides.
Complete offering for IP, on both a domestic and international level. Represents leading companies in the sectors of telecommunications, retail and life sciences, as well as the automotive industry.
Chambers Global 2017
Market-leading practice offering a full service in IP. The team is composed of experienced lawyers receiving ongoing training in order to adapt to developments in IP law. Advises clients in various industries including engineering, life sciences and retail. 'Great reactivity, very knowledgeable lawyers who are also pragmatic and have an excellent understanding of the clients’ needs.'
Chambers Europe 2017
Gide Loyrette Nouel is renowned for its strong international TMT and IP practice. Its lawyers possess sophisticated industry knowledge across various sectors and jurisdictions.
Who's Who Legal 2017
Gide Loyrette Nouel has ‘a very high level of IT knowledge’. The ‘very responsive and practical’ team deals with IT, data and internet matters. It is led by the ‘excellent’ Thierry Dor, who shows ‘high commitment to solving problems’. The firm also has strong experience of advising corporations, state entities and authorities on telecoms regulations and infrastructure projects, especially in Africa. The practice notably assisted SNCF with the deployment of a wi-fi network in trains in France. Eutelsat and the Benin telecoms authorities are clients. Olivier Cousi is the key contact.
Legal 500 EMEA 2017