Cryptography has revolutionized remote exchanges. Dematerialization processes have transformed the company operations, business and administration. It is simple to establish and store written documents but complex to understand the legal consequences of dematerialization. The blockchain has enabled the emergence of new monetary and financial instruments. NEXT’s attorneys are experts in digital transformation law, for written correspondence and assets.

DEMATERIALIZATION

The dematerialization of written documents has transformed company operations, business and administration. It is comparatively simple to establish and archive written documents but more complex to understand the legal consequences of this dematerialization.

Electronic signature, reliable copy, eIDAS regulation, NF Z 42-013 and 42-026 norms, digital vault, NEXT’s attorneys are experts in digital transformation law.

Electronic evidence – Electronic signature – Electronic archiving – NF Z 42-013 – NF Z 42-026 – Reliable electronic copy – Digital vault – Online contracts – Electronic invoices – Electronic payslips – eIDAS

INNOVATION

The protection of innovation is essential and involves many aspects. NEXT’s lawyers will assist you with filing your patents, designs and models and also for their protection against infringement or unlawful competition. But intangible assets do not always benefit from the protection of an industrial ownership title.

NEXT’s lawyers will advise with the setup of legal measures to protect your know-how and trade secrets.

Exploitation – License – Consortium agreement – NDA / Confidentiality agreement – Protection – Infringement – Infringement-Seizure – Trade secret audits – Sui-generis law – Databases

CRYPTOASSETS

Asset tokenization is presented as the future for fund raising and investment based on blockchain technologies. The NFT are intended to represent intangible asset titles on the Ethereum blockchain, in particular graphic art works. The apparent technical simplicity of these operations conceals their legal complexity. NEXT’s lawyers will assist you with the legal audit necessary before any investment.

Cryptocurrency – Cryptoasset – Tokens – ICO – STO – digital assets – PSAN – smart-contracts – Bitcoin – Ethereum – Non fungible tokens – NFT

DIGITAL &
CREATIVE
BUSINESS
LAW

Bringing together digital and creative law is the originality of NEXT avocats. Digital and creative law share the same sources: contract law, intellectual property law and tort law. NEXT’s lawyers have significant and recognized expertise in these areas, both in consulting and litigation.

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