IP/IT & Communication

Coblence & Associés has developed significant, recognized advisory and litigation experience in the areas of intellectual property, new technology and innovation law and in marketing, notably in advertising law.

Coblence & Associés takes an active part in leading networks of professionals specialized in the technology and  communication fields: CYBERLEX – an association of French lawyers and in house lawyers dedicated to new technologies, ADLAW INTERNATIONAL  –  an association of international law firms specialized in advertising and marketing law and in trademarks  –  INTA.

As a certified training provider, Coblence & Associés leads training sessions and seminars on a range of topics including the reform of personal data laws, cyber threats, advertising and marketing law.

Key areas

Intellectual property rights

  • National and international trademark searches and analysis
  • Filing and management of French, EU and international trademarks
  • Filing and advisory and litigation for intellectual property rights to ensure their value and protection
  • Drawing up and analysis of intellectual property transfer and licensing rights (copyright, patents and trademarks)
  • Advice and litigation to defend trademarks, designs, models and know-how

New technologies law/IT law

  • Preparation of software distribution and integration project contracts, supply of SaaS solutions, etc.
  • Preparation of contracts for the supply of open source solutions, maintenance and hosting contracts, including for cloud computing
  • Advice and litigation in the event of service provider failure
  • Advice and litigation in the event of a cyberattack

Personal data law

  • Personal data audits, assistance with the implementation of company privacy policies (“privacy by design”)
  • Declaration formalities with CNIL (French data protection agency)
  • Feasibility studies and investigation of the conditions required for international personal data transfers

Marketing and advertising law

  • Preparation and negotiation of digital space purchase contracts, notably given the provisions of the Sapin Law
  • Validation of international and/or multimedia advertising campaigns
  • Evin Law expertise: validation of advertising projects for alcoholic products, particularly on social networks and new media, in terms of applicable laws and precedent
  • Consumer rights and regulated industries


Coblence & associés

62 avenue Marceau
75008 Paris

T +33 (0)1 53 67 24 24
F +33 (0)1 47 23 68 42