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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

Protection

  • 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

Exploitation

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

Defence

  • 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

E-commerce

  • 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

Media

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.

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