Technology Litigation

In addition to patent litigation and advice, we advise technology companies in many other types of dispute resolution and litigation matters, including those related to IT and software implementation projects and project management issues, but also e-Commerce, e-Payments, fin-tech, ad-tech, and industrial projects disputes.

Our IP & Technology team has a track record of representing clients in complex civil litigation and commercial disputes in the technology field, including across various jurisdictions. Clients include multinational corporations, foreign and local listed companies, small and medium enterprises, and foreign and local financial institutions. The Legal 500 recently recognized our work in the IT, Telecoms, and the Internet category for France.

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Cohen & Gresser's Paris office has been recognized in The Legal 500’s 2019 Europe, Middle East, and Africa guide for its work in seven separate practice areas: Compliance, Commercial Litigation, Employment, Stock Market Litigation, Tax, White Collar Crime, and IT, Telecoms and the Internet. Clients note that the team in Paris is “solution driven” and has the “ability to deliver a holistic approach, from providing strategic analysis to delivering concrete action plans and execution,” with “strong technical and interpersonal skills."

Guillaume Seligmann, a partner in Cohen & Gresser's Paris office, has been recognized by Chambers & Partners in its recently released 2019 Europe guide as a leading practitioner in the Information Technology field in France. Chambers’ commentary noted that Guillaume has “true knowledge of IT,” that “he knows the underlying technology very well” and that Guillaume handles domestic and international technology matters, including licensing, e-commerce, cloud services, as well as IT disputes.

Cohen & Gresser has been recognized in Legal 500’s 2018 Europe, Middle East, and Africa guide for its work in France in five separate practice areas: Compliance, Employment, Stock Market Litigation, Tax, and IT, Telecoms and the Internet.  Our Paris team is lauded for an "excellent level of service" and for offering "a very good and rare combination of high legal expertise and accurate business understanding."

Guillaume Seligmann, a partner in Cohen & Gresser's Paris office, has been recognized by Chambers & Partners in its 2018 Europe guide as a leading practitioner in the Information Technology field in France. Chambers notes that market sources and clients commented that Guillaume “really understands business and technology, as well as strategy issues” and offers "imaginative and adapted legal or contractual responses to such challenges.”

C&G's Paris office has been recognized in the 2017 edition of Legal 500’s Europe guide for its work in four separate areas: Mergers & Acquisitions; Employment; IT, Telecoms and the Internet; and Tax. 

The firm’s French M&A practice has been recognized by Chambers & Partners in its recently released 2017 Europe guide in the Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market category. Chambers Europe also ranked Paris partner Guillaume Seligmann for TMT: Information Technology in France. Chambers' client commentary described Guillaume as "insightful, competent and efficient.”

Paris Partner Guillaume Seligmann has been ranked by Chambers & Partners in its recently released 2016 Europe guide for TMT: Information Technology in France.  Chambers' commentary noted, "Technology partner Guillaume Seligmann of Cohen & Gresser handles IT contract negotiations, software licensing and disputes.  Clients value his practical business-focused advice."

We are pleased to announce that Cohen & Gresser's Paris office has been recognized in Legal 500's 2016 France guide for its work in three separate practice areas:  Mergers and Acquisitions; Employment; and IT, Telecoms, and the Internet.  Legal 500 also noted Cohen & Gresser's growth in Paris over the course of 2015 in its overview of the French legal market. 

Legal 500 analyzes the capabilities of law firms across the world.  Its rankings highlight "practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel." 

Cohen & Gresser is pleased to announce the expansion of the firm's technology practice, as partner Guillaume Seligmann and associate Marie Gagey have joined our Paris office. Mr. Seligmann will head the firm's French technology, privacy, and data protection practice. He was previously a partner at Paris firm Cotty Vivant Marchisio & Lauzeral and has been recognized by Legal 500 France and Chambers Europe