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Eric Lauvaux

Partner

Areas of expertise

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Law on new technologies, information technology and communication

Sectors

  • Media & Entertainment
  • IT
  • Internet

Eric supports the cultural industries in their transition to the digital world.

He assists innovative companies in their development, ensuring that their cultural offer responds to public expectations while respecting right holders. Eric’s close collaboration  with both producers and publishers of cultural content, and the companies that make it available to the public – broadcasters, distributors, on-demand audiovisual services, and professional associations – gives him an in-depth understanding of the issues and enables him to develop practices suitable for the digital environment while protecting creative works.

His experience in setting up new business models, in negotiating agreements and acquiring innovative companies, as well as in intellectual property litigation, ensures that he has long-term client loyalty. He is regularly called upon by international media groups as well as French companies.

Eric’s expertise is recognised in the main rankings where he appears in the top categories in Chambers, Legal 500, Best Lawyers, IP Stars and Décideurs, as co-leader of the department.

Eric is a member of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers (IAEL), where he has served as President, and of the IFTA’s (International Film Trade Association) arbitration panel.

Education

Masters in Business Administration (HEC Business School)
Masters in Business Law (University of Paris I Panthéon)
Certificate of Specialization in Intellectual Property

Languages

French, English, German