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MOLITOR's IP, IT & Media practice

MOLITOR launched its IP, IT & Media practice in 2007 following an increased demand for legal advice in this area of law. MOLITOR offer advice on all IP, IT & Media issues, including know-how, copyright, registered design and trademark issues, and assist our clients in streamlining and valorising their IP portfolios, particularly through corporate structuring plans and effective contractual schemes.

Experts in the practice:

Our services

Intellectual Property


  • Due diligence on IP rights portfolio (optimising, M&A projects)
  • Availability searches on company names, domain names and trademarks
  • Registration and management of trademarks and domain names
  • Assistance for patent and design registration
  • Protection of software source codes and copyrights
  • Non-disclosure agreements


  • IP rights assignment agreements
  • IP rights license agreements
  • Intra group IP license agreements
  • Franchise, distribution agreements and general terms and conditions
  • IP tax regime


  • IP rights infringement proceedings
  • Proceedings before the Benelux IP Office, the OHIM and the WIPO
  • Representation before the European Court of Justice
  • Unfair competition

Information Technology


  • Website legal notice and online terms and conditions
  • Online privacy policies
  • Website creation and hosting maintenance agreements
  • Auditing of websites

Computing law

  • Software assignment and license agreements
  • Software development and integration agreements
  • Service level agreements
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • E-archiving
  • Cloud computing agreements

Data protection

  • Luxembourg data protection office formalities
  • Compliance with the new EU legal framework
  • Cross-border data transfer agreements
  • HR personal data issues
  • Monitoring of workers and forensic investigation
  • Ethics alert lines and whistleblowing schemes
  • Corporate Internet policies, use of computing resources and BYOD charters


Advertising law and commercial practices

  • TV, press, radio, website, mobile communications
  • Comparative advertising
  • Green marketing
  • Behavioural marketing
  • Chance-based sweepstakes and skill-based contests
  • Prospective emails
  • Marketing agreement and advertising contracts

Product regulations and labelling

  • Foodstuffs
  • Non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical devices
  • Electronic devices
  • RFID Tags

Press law

  • Freedom of speech
  • Image rights and privacy
  • Defamation
  • Right of reply
  • E-reputation

IP Litigation

The IP, IT & Media team combine with MOLITOR’s renowned First Tier Litigation Department (The Legal 500) to represent clients in litigation and dispute resolution matters in respect of IP, IT and Media issues.

Related News & Publications


21 February 2018

A moins de 4 mois avant la date butoir du 25 mai 2018 sonnant l’entrée en vigueur du nouveau règlement européen sur la protection des données personnelles (Règlement 2016/679, dit « RGPD »), la question se pose de l’état de conformité de votre entreprise en matière de traitement de données personnelles. Vous procédez à un […]

After Summer Break Newsletter

07 September 2017

As the harvest is almost over, we are back to business hoping to enjoy a pleasant Indian summer. Luxembourg IP/IT & Media has not been idle during the summer break. Rather, important projects have seen the light of the day. Here are some tips to be well informed and updated on Luxembourg IP/IT & Media […]

What happened in 2016 / What to expect in 2017?

30 January 2017

2016 was a year full of developments in the IP, IT and Media fields. The beginning of this New Year gives us the opportunity to look back at the key legal developments of 2016 in these areas and to be well prepared for the major projects that await us in 2017.

Entreprise magazine: Le statut des agents commerciaux en droit luxembourgeois

29 November 2016

L’agent commercial est un acteur important dans les réseaux de distribution des biens et services au Luxembourg. La présence de cette profession correspond à la nécessité économique des entreprises d’étendre leurs activités commerciales à un secteur géographique déterminé, au sein duquel la création de structures stables, telles que l’implantation d’une succursale ou la représentation par […]