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Alain Bensoussan Avocats 
Size of Organization: 130
Year Established: 1978
Main Office: Paris, France

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Since its creation in 1978, Alain Bensoussan law firm has been entirely dedicated to new technologies. This early specialization enabled the firm to naturally develop its expertise in, and be at the forefront of, cutting-edge areas such as Data protection, Internet, e-commerce, e-banking, biotechnology and energy. In the field of Data Protection, the firm has led several large compliance audits for international companies covering more than 20 or 30 countries.

The firm has been the first ISO 9002 certified French firm in 1998 (1994 version) and has been ISO 9001:2008 certified since 2009.

Alain Bensoussan Avocats was designated "Lawyer of the Year" in the field of Information Technology Law in 2013 and 2011 and in the field of Technology in 2012 by the U.S legal publication Best Lawyers.

The firm offers Data protection trainings that have been granted the CNIL's certification label ("Lexing® formation Informatique et libertés").

The firm relies on a team of tech-savvy lawyers who combine solid technical, industry and legal knowledge. The firm provides a complete range of legal services:

· legal project management;

· consulting, audit and assistance

· pre-litigation, litigation and arbitration

· legal outsourcing.

The lawyers of the firm regularly speak at conferences and publish numerous books and articles on IT legal issues in computer and telecommunications literature as well as newspapers and periodicals.

Some of the publications of the Firm include: "Informatique et Libertés" (2008, 2nd ed. 2010 Francis Lefebvre Publ.) ; "Informatique, Télécoms, Internet" (1997, 5th ed.,2012, Francis Lefebvre Publ.)

Alain Bensoussan-Avocats has created Lexing ®, the first international network of lawyers dedicated to advanced technologies law.

Lexing ® allows multinationals to benefit from the assistance of seasoned lawyers worldwide with established competence in the field of new technologies in their respective countries.


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ARGENTINA: Estudio Millé; Buenos Aires.

BELGIUM: Philippe & Partners; Bruxelles, Liège.

CANADA: Langlois, Kronstrôm, Desjardins; Montreal, Québec (Québec)

CHINA: Jade & Fountain PRC Lawyers (Shanghai, Beijing)

COLUMBIA: Marrugo Rivera & Asociados, Estudio Juridico (Bogotá)

GERMANY: Buse Heberer Fromm Rechtsanwälte; Frankfurt/Main.

GREECE: Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates L.P.C.(Athens)

ISRAEL: Livnat, Mayer & Co; Jerusalem.

ITALY: Studio Legale Zallone; Milano.

LEBANON: Kouatly & Associates (Beirut)

LUXEMBOURG: Philippe & Partners; Luxembourg.

MEXICO: Langlet, Carpio y Asociados; México.

MOROCCO: Bassamat & Associée; Casablanca.

NORWAY: Føyen Advokatfirma DA; Oslo.

SPAIN: Alliant Abogados Asociados SLP; Barcelona.

SOUTH AFRICA: Michalsons Attorneys; Cape Town.

SWITZERLAND: Sébastien Fanti - avocat et notaire; Sion.

TUNISIA: Younsi & Younsi International Law Firm; Tunis.

UNITED KINGDOM: Preiskel & Co LLP; London.

UNITED STATES: It Law Group; Palo Alto, California.

Statement of Practice Summary:
Computers and Software; Telecommunications Law; High Technology; Communications and Media; Internet Law; Data Privacy; E-Commerce; Electronic Banking; Advertising and Marketing; Domain Names; Trademarks; Intellectual Property; Copyrights; Patents; Business Law; Labor Law; Space Law; Biotechnology; Electricity; Litigation; Alternative Dispute Resolution.