Elisabeth GUISSART

FACTSHEET 

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, IT & DATA PROTECTION EXPERT & LITIGATOR

​• Attorney registered with the Luxembourg Bar since 2006

​• 15y+ experience

Former senior associate of Luxembourg IP/TMT practice at a Magic Circle law firm & litigator at a local highly reputable law firm

Works with international clients and institutions, local companies, SME’s and public entities

Graduate of Universities of Namur, Louvain-la-Neuve and Geneva (“magna cum laude”)

Fluent in French and English ; good understanding of Luxembourgish

Regular speaker in conferences & events in IP, IT & Data

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & IT

 IP/IT attorney : trademark, copyright, domain name, commercial name, designs, database, software and patent issues

 Advisory assistance : IP/IT due diligence, IP protection, review clearance searches, risks of infringement

 Contractual drafting and negotiation (IP & IT) : assignment and licensing, co-existence agreements, non disclosure agreements

  IP/IT litigator: infringement, unfair competition, IT contract breaches

DISTRIBUTION, TRADE PRACTICES, E-COMMERCE

• Commercial and distribution agreements, including franchising and agency

 Trade practices and trade secrecy, unfair competition consumer protection, advertising : legal clearance, litigation and contract review

Internet and e-commerce : review general terms and conditions; compliance legislation distance contracts; e-signature; website legal compliance

DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY 

GDPR compliance : due diligence, gap analysis, impact analysis

General advice: monitoring, data transfers, special categories of data, cookies, etc.

Contractual documentation and policies: controller to processor, joint controllership, privacy notices, etc.

 Data breaches

Data retention obligations

Privacy and image rights : contracts and litigation

 Author of the articles "Le risque pénal du banquier en matière de protection des données personnelles", in C. BOURIN et J.-L. PUTZ (sous coord.), Le risque pénal du banquier, Anthemis, Bruxelles, 2020, pp. 237 - 291; "Profilage : La segmentation jusque dans le régime du RGPD" (with J.-F. HENROTTE), RPIN, 2020/05, pp. 10-18.

LIFE SCIENCES & PHARMA REGULATORY

ASSOCIATIONS AND ACADEMIC

  Member of the editor committee of PINCODE (Luxembourg correspondant), IP/IT/GDPR law journal.    Co-chief editor of Jurisnews ‘Droit de la propriété intellectuelle’, IP/IT/GDPR law journal

 Lecturer in Introcuction to Law course at the University of Luxembourg

  Former lecturer in IP/IT, contract law and data protection at the University of Luxembourg

  Member of the Luxembourg Chapter of the International Association for the Protection of

  Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

  Member of the IP/IT working committee of the Luxembourg bar

 Advice & assistance on :

 Marketing, pricing and reimbursement

 Compassionate use program

 Market access responsibilities

 Legal status of SPCs

Elisabeth GUISSART

Attorney-at-Law

(+352) 28 80 90 10 | elisabeth.guissart@claw.lu | www.claw.lu

24, rue Jean l’Aveugle L-1148 Luxembourg 

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