Our Practice Areas

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SIDE law office is composed of Attorneys at Law registered with the Bar of Paris competent in French law.

For services under other legal systems, in particular American, SIDE relies on its Network “Side by Side”.

— Assessment and protection strategies

 

— Background analysis: risk assessment and solutions

 

— All formalities in France, Europe, USA and broader (registration, renewal, transfers…)

 

— Portfolio management and monitoring

 

— All contracts (licenses, transfers, coexistence…)

 

— Negotiations and Litigation (opposition, counterfeit, forfeiture, unfair competition…)

 

Our clients are mostly corporations in the fields of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, agri-food, business consulting, techs, hotels, fashion and luxury goods.

— Assessment and protection of Art works (work registration, copyright qualifications…)

 

— All contracts (options, rights assignment, transfers, publishing, acting, modeling, recording…)

 

— Assistance with subsidies and copyright management societies (CNC, EurImages, Regions, SACEM, SACD, SCAM, ADAMI, SPEDIDAM, SCPP, SPPF, Procirep…)

 

— Author’s or Artist’s Estate planning and litigation

 

— Negotiation and litigation (counterfeit, unfair competition, seizures…)

 

Our clients are mostly authors, scriptwriters, directors, designers, photographers, book authors, medical authors, stylists, choreographers, designers, software and app creators, music composers, musicians, models, comedians and actors.

— Project set-up and protection (counsel and negotiations)

 

— All contracts (authors, artists, publishing, models, coproduction, distribution, broadcasting, shows, tours, advertisement, shootings, technicians, investors, sponsoring, branding, partnerships…)

 

— Assistance with subsidies and copyright management societies (CNC, EurImages, Regions, SACEM, SACD, SCAM, ADAMI, SPEDIDAM, SCPP, SPPF, Procirep…)

 

— Negotiation and litigation (counterfeit, unfair breach of negotiations, unfair competition, seizures…)

 

Our clients are mostly film and TV productions and broadcasting companies, music producers, book and magazine publishers, software and app publishers, fashion companies.

— All contracts (exhibitions, sponsoring, sales…)

 

— Liability (sales companies, experts, appraisers, auction houses…)

 

— “Droit de suite”

 

— Counsel and litigation (authenticity, price, seizures…)

 

Our clients are mostly sculptors, painters, galleries, art collectors, and auction houses.

— Projects set-up and protection (counsel and negotiations)

 

— All contracts (maintenance, hosting, conception, development, experimentation, edition, distribution, investors, partnerships, providers…)

 

— E-commerce, Terms of use, Privacy policies, FAQ, Data Regulation…

 

— Negotiation and litigation (counterfeit, unfair competition, breach of negotiations, breach of commercial relations, seizures…)

 

Our clients are mostly apps and software creators, designers, developers and investors.

— All contracts (image management of sportsmen, celebrities, assignment of image and privacy rights of models, actors…)

 

— Analysis and formalities for personal data protection (CNIL declarations, authorizations, transfers…)

 

— Negotiations and litigation (Privacy infringement, image rights, data protection…)

 

Our clients are mostly agents, managers, media professionals, entrainment and sports celebrities.

— E-reputation and commercial image protection

 

— Libel, slander, denigration litigation

 

— Unlawful contents Notice & Take down (Internet and Social networks)

 

— Web hosting and publishers liability

 

— Advertising, sponsoring, marketing…

 

Our clients are mostly corporations, magazines, advertisers, journalists, web platforms and publishers, social network users.

SIDE practices all French civil and commercial judicial processes and can efficiently represent your best interest before all French courts and jurisdictions.