We assist our clients in protecting and defending their rights in literary, artistic and industrial property law (designs and design patents, trademark, patents, literary, musical, and photographic works, databases, software…). The firm also benefits from strong skills in the field of information technologies.
In this respect we regularly represent our clients before specialized jurisdictions, confiscation of works infringing copyright, preliminary relief, actions for infringement, unfair competition and passing off, actions for reclaiming trademarks and patents property.
We also supply advisory services on e-commerce legislation, including online payment services and personal data, and help our clients in drafting and / or negotiating all type of contracts in these domains, such as deeds of assignment, contracts for the creation of Websites, database and software licenses, Web hosting, facilities management, information technology services agreement, general terms and conditions of sale or use of services provided via the Internet.
"BG2V provides a "fast and accurate service" and "responses that are always appropriate". The practice assists large cable and internet companies (…). It is especially recommended for the management of the problems of distance selling, internet law and dealing with disputes with users. "Guide Legal 500, 2014 Ed.
January 2019. The Pacte bill proposes to modernize the regime of preferred shares in order to encourage investments made notably by funds. Hence, Article 28 of the Pacte bill proposes several modifications including the implementation of preferred shares which can be bought back no longer only by the company, but at the “joint initiative” of the issuing company and the subscriber.
December 2018. Carrel law firm and BG2V assisted Anagenesis Biotechnologies in raising capital for the second time since its creation in 2011.
December 2018. BG2V assisted the founders of Luckey Homes, a French start-up specialized in property management for owners and users of short-term rental reservation platforms, in its acquisition by Airbnb.
November 2018. BG2V (Hervé de Kervasdoué, partner) assisted NextStage, an independent management company, approved by the AMF, one of the pioneers and leaders in capital development in France, for the agreement for the acquisition by Eurazeo PME, alongside the management and Argos Wityu, of EFESO Consulting’s capital.
November 2018. The Action Plan for Business Growth and Transformation (the “PACTE”), a new law which is set to pass in France by early 2019, provides for the expansion of the 2014 decree related to foreign investments subject to prior authorization by the French Ministry of Economy and Finance.