Tags :

It is impossible to protect an idea (see the Practical Article entitled “How to talk about a project without disclosing everything”). Therefore, as the author of an invention, your first step would be to materialize it in order to patent it. You will then meet up with your attorney with the documents proving the materialization…

You have just finished developing a software program and want an optimal protection for it. If you are the developer, you are the author and owner. But maybe you had it developed by a third-party, in which case you have to make sure you have full ownership over it. Best-case scenario, you were able to…

You are developing a new project: you are still an employee in a firm or getting in a partnership with people who are still employed. It isn’t easy to leave a company to launch your own business. You mustn’t forget the obligations that bind you to your current employer. 1. Differences between a non-disclosure and…

If you have or are planning to have an e-commerce website, Mrs. Bondard’s firm offers to inform you of the latest provisions applicable. These provisions will change your Terms and Conditions of sales as well as the way you operate distance selling. The new Hamon Act, passed on May 17th 2013, will enter into force…

As an executive, when you seek advice from a lawyer you usually ask the following question: “Who can I talk to about my project?” You indeed need to get insightful feedback in order to know whether or not your idea is worth materializing. That’s why you want to know how to protect your idea. You…

As an executive, when you seek legal counsel, you often do it on behalf of the company you have created or are about to create. In meetings, late at night, you have thought long and hard about the name of the company: you’ve grown attached to it. Maybe you have even got your domain name…