Media and new technologies

We advise our Swiss and international clients in fields related to the Internet and to information technologies, for example to assist them in the creation of e-commerce platforms, to draft or negotiate software development agreements or to provide advice on data protection issues in a digital environment.

We have an extensive knowledge of the domain names system and intervene regularly in special proceedings for the resolution of domain name disputes.

We are also knowledgeable in media and press law (traditional or online) and advise clients on issues concerning personality and privacy rights, including with respect to the right to reply to press articles.

Our practice includes in particular:

  • Software related agreements: agreements for the development and maintenance of software systems, software license agreements, agreements for the creation and hosting of websites, storing of data, etc.
  • Advice in the field of e-commerce and the social networks: drafting of general terms and conditions for online sales, advice for advertising campaigns, drawing-up of contest rules, etc.
  • Data protection: drafting privacy policies, right to oblivion, registration of data files with the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner
  • Advice in the field of transfers of technology: research and development agreements, licenses, confidentiality agreements
  • Due diligence in the IP/IT fields
  • Internet domain names: advice on the registration of new gTLDs, disputes concerning domain names, etc.

Contacts: Sylvie Gurry-VeitAnne-Virginie La Spada