Intellectual Property Rights, Média & Technology Law
Everything starts with an idea, but to be exploitable it must be strategically shaped (process, invention, work, know-how, design, etc.) and, if necessary, intelligently protected (confidentiality agreement, co-ownership, deposit, etc.).
At each stage of your project, the lawyers at CIRCLE Law will help you protect (anteriorities, filing, registration) and exploit (license, assignment, distribution) your innovations and creations, whatever their form: software, patentable or non-patentable invention, design, graphics, musical, cinematographic, live performance, creation in the field of fashion, luxury goods, or even web and video game development.
CIRCLE Law has developed a recognized know-how in corporate transactions and mergers and acquisitions.
Our attorneys will assist you in corporate law matters from the launch of your activity (structuring, creation, governance, shareholder agreement), as well as throughout the life of your company for all high-profile operations (capital increase, issue of bonds or securities giving access to capital, capital reduction, partial asset contribution, etc.).
Restructuring and M&A transactions (restructuring of groups of companies, acquisition/sale of companies, mergers, spin-offs, joint ventures) are also at the heart of CIRCLE Law’s activities in all the sectors covered by the firm and in the different areas where we are present through our network of partners.
CIRCLE Law is involved in all types of private equity transactions, including fund raising, investment, LBO acquisition.
Our technical approach and our experience in private equity transactions guarantee you a support both in terms of strategic thinking and the legal and tax structuring of your operations (in particular during the audit and due diligence phase), as well as in the negotiation and drafting of deeds (LOI, investment agreement, shareholders’ agreement, guarantee agreement, SAFE/BSA AIR..).
Our firm acts both in the interests of innovative companies and entrepreneurs and alongside financial investors (Investment Funds, Corporate Venture, Family Office, Business Angels, etc.).
Distribution, Consommation & Publicité
At each stage of your project’s progress, CIRCLE Law’s attorneys will assist you in organizing and structuring the launch of your product or service: NDA, partnership agreement, general terms and conditions of sale and/or use, legal notices, marketing and distribution agreement, supplier agreement.
We also assist you in the management of your activity with regard to consumer law and advertising, in particular with regard to DGCCRF, DDP, etc. controls.
From the acquisition of any asset to the completion of complex financial transactions, transactions and investments represent the core of our interventions in the field of real estate law, in an increasingly competitive and innovative market.
The CIRCLE Law firm intervenes in commercial leases, as well as in the interest of innovative companies in Proptech, and with French or foreign investors for the preparation, structuring and conclusion of their transactions, offering a 360° service in synergy with our notary and expert partners.
Historically and since its creation, inscribed in its dna and culture, the firm CIRCLE Law is very active in the sports sector.
Headed by Simon TAHAR (lawyer, historical leader and then President of PSG) and Edmond TAHAR, the Sport department of CIRCLE Law assists its clients in all areas of sport, supervised by a transversal team of specialists (labor law, Branding, merchandising, intellectual property and audiovisual rights, sponsorship, litigation, investments and acquisitions) accompanying all the actors of the sport industry in all their projects.
CIRCLE Law Firm intervenes before the French courts to defend the interests of its clients in the various sectors and areas of specialization it covers.
Combining our litigation skills with the practical experience of a law firm specialized in business law and intellectual property and new technologies, TAHAR & Associés assists its clients in preserving and protecting their most valuable assets.
The lawyers of the CIRCLE Law Firm plead all types of litigation cases in the fields of business (general commercial litigation, disputes between partners, unfair competition, trade secrets) as well as intellectual property (copyrights, trademarks, patents).
Convinced that there can be no good advisory practice without litigation practice, each lawyer at CIRCLE Law is mobilized at all times to protect the interests of his clients.