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Florentin Sanson

Florentin Sanson


CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Languages French, English

Florentin is active in contentious and non-contentious matters in various areas of expertise including media, advertising, entertainment, copyright, data protection, e-commerce, trademarks and business law. He has developed a strong practice in advising on production and exploitation of audiovisual, cinematographic, musical, literary and advertising works.

Florentin, who joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 2017, has been a member of the Bar since 2007. He debuted as an associate in the intellectual property team at Denton Wilde Sapte’s Paris office where he practiced mainly trademarks and copyright. Then, he joined the boutique law firms Borowsky & de Baecque and OX Avocats where he engaged in a large activity covering various cultural sectors such as cinema, television, advertising, music, book publishing and art.

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Relevant experience

  • Associate, OX Avocats (2014-2017)
  • Associate, Borowsky & de Baecque (2009-2014)
  • Associate, Denton Wilde Sapte (2007-2009)
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  • LLM in Intellectual Property, King’s College London (2005)
  • Postgraduate Degree (DJCE/DESS/Magistère) in Business Law, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (2005)
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  • Bar Admission (Hauts de Seine, France)
  • Member of the International Bar Association 
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  • Lettre des propriétés intellectuelles (quarterly e-newsletter in Intellectual Property), co-author - CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
  • Audiovisuel et Internet: photographie d'une rencontre, co-author – Ina Global (December 2010)
  • A French Court Severely Condemns eBay, co-author - Revista de Direito de Informática e Telecomunicações – RDIT (July 2008)
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