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The Bondard Law Firm represents you in the management of your literary and artistic property rights. Our activity focuses mainly on:

  • music,
  • publishing,
  • the film and video industry,
  • commercials,
  • photographers ,
  • graphic artists,
  • designers,
  • fashion,
  • interior design,
  • the video game industry,
  • and all other creative sectors.

We negotiate your contracts regarding :

  • licensing,
  • image rights,
  • publishing,
  • production,
  • options, etc.

We also represent you in the management of your audiovisual works, during: 

  • the procurement of funding for film or audiovisual production,
  • the analysis of the chain of titles,
  • the negotiation of national or international co-production and distribution agreements.

We also protect audiovisual works on the Internet, and manage:

  • image rights,
  • related authorizations, and
  • the international aspects of the circulation of works on the internet.

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The Bondard Law Firm advises clients in matters relative to art and art market law: galleries, experts, auction houses, artists, museums, insurers, investors.
The office negotiates and drafts contracts with artists and galleries, specifically:

  • commission contracts ;
  • acquisitions ;
  • licenses ;
  • assignments ;
  • sponsorship contracts ;
  • partnerships.

We will deal with any and all of your potential litigations related to:
authentification issues, infringement, contractual severance.
We manage issues related to resale right, representation right, edition of multiples as well as the succession of artists.

We also assist auction houses in compliance, and drafting their general terms and conditions of sale and sales agreements.

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The Bondard Law Firm represents a clientele of publishing houses and authors.

The firm advises and supports you through negotiations and the drafting of:

  • publishing contracts ;
  • adaptation contracts ;
  • translation contracts ;
  • illustration contracts.

We also handle litigation between authors, co-authors and publishers.

We also handle disputes between authors, coauthors and publishers, in events such as lack of constant and consistent operation, breach of moral rights (respecting the entirety of the creation) or disputes related to the provision of statements or plagiarism.

The firm assists you in protecting your sketches, creations, photographs and models and advises you in order to preserve the uniqueness of your creations and limit the risks of infringements or unfair competition. The Bondard Law Firm also defends you in case of litigation.

We are also experts in protecting luxury brands in France and worldwide; we advise you in the development of your brand development strategy, i.e. how and when to register your trademark for optimal protection and to guarantee the choicest position on the market you are targeting. 

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The Bondard Law Firm guides and represents authors, directors, producers, distributors, actors, agents in the achievement of all their cinematographic projects and other audiovisual works or advertising.

We will help you negotiate and draft your contracts governing:

  • the production of the work ;
  • publicity rights ;
  • publishing ;
  • production ;
  • option or pre-purchase ;
  • renewal fees ;
  • co-production agreements ;
  • distribution and selling agreements ;
  • partnership or co-branding.

We also assist you in setting up the funding strategy for your cinematographic or audiovisual productions, analyzing the chain of titles and dealing with issues related to the circulation of your works on the Internet.

We also represents you in any lawsuit relative to infringement or unfair competition.