Healthcare / Life Sciences

In the health products and activities market, our team composed of eight lawyers with different specialties working together, offers a strong and transversal expertise to all actors in the health products, medical, healthcare and medico-social sectors.

We are known and recognized for our litigation practice in medical liability or liability related to health products. We have also developed a strong expertise covering all fields of the health sector, and more particularly in our consulting activities: healthcare and medico-social regulations, health products and assimilated goods (medicinal products, medical devices, cosmetics, biocides, food supplements), support for health facilities and professionals, digital health and health data...

Our team is also regularly involved in audits (mainly due diligence in the context of fundraising, acquisitions or divestment) during which it makes the most of its sectoral expertise in the health and medico-social field.

We are present at numerous conferences and are very active in the publication field and are able to provide our clients a high level of technical know-how that guarantees them the best legal security. The size of our team and its diversity of skills also allow us to be highly responsive.

As we are in continuous contact with innovation, we combine our expertise with that of the IP / IT / Data team, securing an innovative positioning of jasper avocats in the field of digital health.

For many years, our team has been regularly ranked in the “Unavoidable” and "Excellent" categories in the "Leaders League" ranking of the “Décideurs” magazine.

IP / IT / Data

We have a complete range of IP / IT / Data support services, in consulting and litigation.

We work with French and international clients, particularly growth companies, investors and technology users. Furthermore, we also assist companies in a wide range of sectors, including retail, cosmetics, fashion, luxury products and art.

In the field of IT, we assist our clients in their development projects (R&D, digital transformation, etc.) and in the drafting and negotiation of all types of contracts, in France and abroad. 

In the field of data, we act in personal data and health data law, in collaboration with the health team.

In the field of intellectual property, we support our clients both in the development of their protection strategy and its implementation, as well as in the management, valuation and defense of their intangible asset portfolios.

For several years in a row, our team has been ranked in the "Highly Notorious" or "Reputable Practice" categories by “Décideurs Magasine” in the following areas:

 - Technologies, Internet & Telecommunications - Personal data law
 - Industrial property - Trademarks, designs & models
 - Media & Entertainment – Luxury & Fashion

Our activities:

  • IT
  • Internet; e-commerce 
  • Data (especially personal data)
  • E-health (health data)
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Digital transformation
  • Intellectual and industrial property (copyright and related rights, trademarks, domain names, designs, patents); know-how
  • Drafting and negotiation of contracts (R&D agreements, assignment, licensing, cloud computing, Saas, PaaS, IaaS, hosting, distribution, VAR, OEM, etc.)
  • Art and entertainment law
  • Trade secrets
  • Investment fund advice (IP / IT / Data aspects)
  • Commercial and contract law
  • Dispute resolution, including mediation and conciliation procedures: counterfeiting, fraudulent business practices, anti-competitive practices and parasitism, commercial disputes
     

Our advantages:

  • Our agility, our pugnacity, a strategic and tailor-made pragmatic approach and support
  • Our perfect knowledge of the business world and our understanding of our clients' expectations and operational issues
  • Our experience in the French Tech market and ecosystem, which we share with our clients
  • Our multidisciplinary approach, with other legal fields and other professions

Labor Law

The Labor Law Department assists its clients both in consulting and in litigation. The team deals with the various aspects of labor law with a transversal and pragmatic approach:

  • Hiring and firing of employees
  • Social auditing & optimization of social costs
  • Support for reorganization and restructuring
  • Individual and collective remuneration
  • Collective negotiations and social relations
  • Complementary social protection
  • Social plans and related collective litigation
  • Internal investigations
     

The lawyers in the Labor Law Department provide their responsiveness and technical expertise, as serene as it is solid, to companies of all sizes: small and medium-sized businesses, as well as large French and international groups in a wide variety of sectors, including industry, telecommunications, audiovisual production, complementary social protection, transportation, live entertainment, banking and health services.

They also protect the interests of executives, managers and corporate officers when they are hired or leave their position.

The team has also acquired a particular expertise in social security law, and specifically in health and safety legislation relating to work accidents and occupational diseases.

The team has built up a solid litigation experience in all types of litigation relating to labor and social security law (individual and collective labor disputes, specific labor disputes and alternative dispute resolution) and frequently appears before the “Conseil de Prud'hommes” the “Tribunal Judiciaire” and the Court of Appeal.

The department also organizes regular training mornings and thematic breakfasts to decode the latest legislative, regulatory and jurisprudential changes.

Business / Corporate Law

The Business Law Department advises and assists its clients in all the transactional operations that impact their activities.

The lawyers in the Business Law Department have acquired a solid expertise in corporate and equity transactions (partial contributions of assets, mergers, demergers), both on the domestic and international markets, for companies (listed and unlisted) as well as for banks and investment funds. They assist clients at all stages of the transaction: confidentiality and exclusivity agreements, offer letters, audits, structuring of the transaction, drafting and negotiation of the documentation, completion of the transaction and follow-up of post-transaction operations.

For these complex transactions, often with international aspects, the Department is able to mobilize and coordinate lawyers who are experts in adjacent disciplines and high-quality foreign lawyers. Our lawyers thus provide a global approach to the cases at hand as part of an integrated service. The law firm also provides corporate monitoring and advice on all business and corporate law issues inherent to its clients' activities.

The Business Law Department assists its clients, both in consulting and in litigation, on the various aspects of business law:

  • Incorporation of companies
  • Management of boards and meetings
  • Legal secretarial services
  • Shareholder relations
  • Social and tax status of executives
  • Stock options
  • Spin-offs, mergers, partial contributions of assets
  • Sports law

Dispute Resolution

Each of our departments has lawyers who frequently handle litigation in their field.
 
They have extensive experience in civil, commercial, administrative, labor and disciplinary litigation. Several of them also practice alternative dispute resolutions (mediation, conciliation, arbitration, settlement, participative procedure, collaborative law).

The firm also offers proven expertise in business criminal law and press law. It assists its clients in cases of civil or criminal liability of company directors. Moreover, it participates in audits and provides training on all the risks that its clients are potentially confronted with in their business sector.

International

Our law firm is resolutely turned towards the international. We assist our clients who are French companies in their international activities, as well as assist international companies established in France, or for their operations in France. We also intervene in the context of transnational operations and disputes and ensure the coordination of all the foreign actors involved. Our teams are multicultural and work daily in French, English, Spanish, Italian, German and Vietnamese.

We are members of the international PRIMERUS network, which includes nearly 200 leading law firms in 40 countries on 5 continents. This network represents a strength that we make available to our clients, but jasper avocats remains independent: our choice of a local correspondent is always guided by the desire to find the best expert and the most relevant contact for our clients.

Furthermore, we are very involved with the International Union of Lawyers (UIA) which allows us to regularly exchange with colleagues on the evolution of the law in our sectors of activity. This organization brings together more than 2,200 individual members and 200 bars, federations and associations in 110 countries.