de Baecque Law Firm regularly counsels its clients in all legal issues related to trademarks. The firm’s specificity is to have a department dedicated solely to the filing of trademarks and domain names in France and abroad. Hence, the firm provides its clients with a single interlocutor for management of the life of a trademark through all of its stages. Creation and registration: searches for priority, filings, opposition proceedings, supervision, monitoring of renewals ; Exploitation, negotiation and drafting of assignment and license agreements, co-existence ; Litigation: representation in all proceedings (evidence reports, infringement seizures, customs seizures, summary applications, proceedings on the merits, […]
de Baecque Law Firm has developed expertise in fashion, luxury products and design for manufactures, publishers and creators. Protection of rights and creations: constitution of “creation books”, monitoring of the filing of tradedress and trademarks. Exploitation of rights: Drafting and negotiation of contracts for assignment of copyrights between creators and publications regarding fashion, jewelry, accessories, furniture, etc.; drafting of distribution, franchise, license and copyright and trademark assignment contracts. Defense of rights: Litigation regarding infringement of copyrights, drawings, tradedress with respect to apparel, fashion accessories (bags, jewelry, etc.) and furniture. Interaction of these rights with unfair competition or parasitism, contract law…
de Baecque Law Firm counsels radio and audiovisual broadcasters with respect to the CSA regulations (i.e. the public authority controlling broadcasting rights). Advertising regulations, production and broadcast quotas, prohibition measures, protection of minors, “must carry”, etc. de Baecque Law Firm also counsels international radio, audiovisual broadcasters and network operators in the development of their broadcasting strategy with respect to French and community regulations. Choice of the broadcaster’s territory, choice of the mode of broadcasting (linear / nonlinear), agreements with the CSA.
de Baecque Law Firm regularly counsels on-line traders, content publishers, advertising agencies and search engines in all legal matters relating to new technologies. Personal Data protection, content regulation, on-line commerce. Internet site compliance including the protection of personal data, the use of promotional links, cookies, and banners; domain name registration and acquisition, video-on-demand, hosting, internet advertising agreements, and dealings with the relevant authorities (i.e. the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés). Cyber squatting, infringement of data base, software and copyrights. The firm’s expertise in copyright, television and cinema regulations allows its clients to obtain comprehensive advice in respect of […]
de Baecque Law Firm participates in all stages of advertising campaigns, for advertising agencies, producers, media, advertisement departments (online and on traditional medias), web agencies and advertisers. The firm has developed particular skills in audiovisual and online advertising. Negotiation and drafting of contracts for assignments of rights of actors, ancillary rights, image rights, etc. Marketing of campaigns: advertising sales contracts, conformity with the “Loi Sapin” (i.e. regulation of the sale of advertising space). Litigation related to infringements, unfair competition, consumer law. Assistance in “branding” operations.
de Baecque Law Firm is one of the rare French law firms that regularly practices art law. The firm has extensive knowledge of the French art markets. The firm offers practical and concrete legal advice to art galleries, antique dealers, experts, auction companies, artists, individuals and institutions such as insurers, banks, and investors. Modern Art: the firm counsels art galleries and artists in the drafting and negotiation of commissioning agreements, assignment agreements, artistic co-production contracts, and publishing agreements; Secondary market of modern art and antiques: assisting professionals, institutions and individuals in the drafting of general sales terms and conditions, assuring […]